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    Question ID: 151180Country: USA

    Title: Girl's names: Raaniyah and Leena

    Question: What are the meanings of these names? Are these appropriate for a girl? Raaniyah رَانِيَة (Raa-Alif-Noon-Ya-Ha) Leena لِينَةٌ (Lam-Ya-Noon-Ha).

    Answer ID: 151180

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 829/771/SD=9/1438)


    We could not get the word Raniyah in a dictionary. Thus it is not better to keep this name. While Leena means soft hearted, you may keep this name, but it is better to choose any name among the names of Sahabiyat, for example, Fatimah, Khadijah, Zainab, etc.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India