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Raehanah

A Quranic Name for Girls

Raehanah is variant of Rihanna and has the exact same meaning and pronunciation (see below for full meaning). You can use either Raehanah or Rihanna, 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: Rihanna.

Full Meaning of Raehanah

Raehanah is an indirect Quranic name for girls that means “good scent”, “fragrance”. Raehanah is derived from Rayhan,which is used twice in the Quran, in verses 55:12 and 56:89.

Therein is fruit and palm trees having sheaths [of dates]. And grain covered with husk, and fragrant flowers. (Quran 55:11-12)

 Now if one happens to be of those who are drawn close unto God. For him shall be comfort, and fragrance and a Paradise of Bliss. (Quran 56:88-89)

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