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Is ‘Kayan’ a quranic name? What is the meaning of it?


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Kayan is not a Quranic or Islamic name. It is a Persian word from Pahlavi sources and means "great king", "royal", "high status", "important person". Since the meaning is not bad Muslims can use it. It is a boy name, but Kayan is also used for girls.

Another name that sounds like Kayan is Keyan, which is a Quranic name. You can see its details here: Keyan

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Wednesday 8th of July 2015 12:35:37 PM

    how you can sure kayan word is used for girls and how you can sure kayan is a persian word

  2. on Wednesday 2nd of March 2022 08:55:46 PM

    My name is Kayan and that is still cool plus I’m a Muslim to

  3. on Sunday 15th of January 2023 02:12:32 PM

    There is a name (Kayan كيان) in the Arabic language originally, and its meaning is different from the Persian and means (existence and being), and it is mostly a girl’s name, but there are a few boys with this name

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