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A Quranic Name for Girls

How to pronounce Rihanna

RAY + Her + sAnd + NUmber

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Rihanna in Arabic)ريحانة
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of RihannaRayhana Rayhaana Rayhanah Raihanah Rihannah Reihana Rihana Reihannah Raihaneh Raihanah Raihaaneh Raihaanah Raehaneh Raehanah Raehaaneh
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Meaning of Rihanna

Rihanna is an indirect Quranic name for girls that means “good scent”, “fragrance”. Rihanna 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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Reader Comments:

  1. on Thursday 16th of February 2017 08:48:29 PM

    Is Rihanna also an American name?Because the musician Rihanna av create dought in my head…please giv me reply

  2. on Sunday 4th of June 2017 07:05:14 AM

    i have a question, if i were to use the name ryana (ree-YA-nuh) will it attain the same meaning too?

  3. on Wednesday 26th of July 2017 06:09:42 AM

    Can a baby girl bearing both Ridwan and Rizwan?
    Is Rihanna a Muslim name?

  4. on Monday 27th of November 2017 07:54:59 PM

    For this given name rihanna
    Christian also use does this mean it have thesame meaning

  5. on Friday 21st of June 2019 05:25:49 PM


  6. on Wednesday 2nd of June 2021 10:03:30 PM

    How would you writing Riyana in Arabic, it is my daughters name?

  7. on Thursday 4th of November 2021 11:46:08 PM

    If I were to use Ryan what the meaning will it attain the same meaning

  8. on Monday 21st of March 2022 08:42:58 PM

    Write your comment i spell Rihanna as Rahannat and still mean the same

  9. on Saturday 4th of June 2022 01:42:39 PM

    If i write Rihannat as Rahannat does it still has d same meaning

  10. on Saturday 4th of June 2022 01:46:44 PM

    Can Rihannat b spelt as Rahannat and still has the same meaning as rihannat

  11. on Saturday 8th of April 2023 04:50:38 AM

    Can Rihanna be also spelt Rianat and have same meaning? Which is the correct

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