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A Quranic Name for Girls

Short meaning of ZiyaLight and Radiance
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How to pronounce Ziya

Z + mIddle + YArn

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Arabic Spelling (How to write Ziya in Arabic)ضياء
Quranic Nature
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Directly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of ZiyaZiyaa Zeya Zeyaa Zeiya Zieya Diya Diaa Dheya Dyaa Dhiyaa' Ziyya Ziyyaa Zeia Zia Zeea
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Meaning of Ziya

Ziya means “source of light”, “radiance”, something that shines brilliantly and lightens up the area around it. It is mentioned three times in the Quran:

It is He who made the sun a shining light and the moon a derived light and determined for it phases – that you may know the number of years and account [of time]. Allah has not created this except in truth. He details the signs for a people who know {10:5}

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Tuesday 16th of January 2018 04:07:07 PM

    Where are the other two times it is mentioned in the Quran? Also, this isn’t pronounced Ziya. Its pronounced Diya.

  2. on Saturday 29th of September 2018 09:55:22 AM

    My name is diya
    People call me Diya the diva

  3. on Sunday 30th of September 2018 08:55:07 AM

    Salam the name is Diya not Ziya
    Tho I like the name Zia

  4. on Sunday 12th of January 2020 12:47:32 PM

    Hey everyone! I just wanted to say that Diya is not Arabic. Ziya means light too.

  5. on Saturday 7th of August 2021 06:21:48 AM

    i’m ziya …..i like my name very much…✌️..ziyu means light

  6. on Friday 17th of September 2021 08:56:43 AM

    I’m Ziya’ulhaqq, I don’t mind people calling me Ziya

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