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Maaleyh

A Quranic Name for Boys

Meaning: Beautiful and Radiant

Maaleyh is variant of Malih and has the exact same meaning and pronunciation (see below for full meaning). You can use either Maaleyh or Malih, both are correct and acceptable. If you like this variant more and you'd like to pronounce it the way it is spelled (different than the original name), this is perfectly acceptable. For more details please see the main entry at: Malih.

Full Meaning of Maaleyh

Maaleyh is an indirect Quranic name for boys that means “handsome”, “charming”, “witty”. It is derived from the M-L-H6 root (salt, beauty) which is used twice in the Quran.

It is He who released the two bodies of flowing water, one sweet and fresh and the other salty and bitter, and set up an insurmountable barrier between them. (Quran 25:53)

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