Arwa


Gender: Feminine

Origin: Arabic

Meaning: “Mountain goat.”

Pronunciation: (AHR-wah) (when I hear it pronounced it sounds like AIR-wah)

Nicknames: Ari

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Safa


Gender: Feminine

Origin: Arabic

Meaning: “Clearness, purity.”

Pronunciation: (SA-fah)

Nicknames: Safi

Huma


 

Gender: Feminine

Origin: Persian

Meaning: “Bird, water spirit.”

Pronunciation: (HOO-mah)

Nicknames: Hum, Humi

Detail: A mythical high flying bird which symbolises freedom.

The word Huma which has a Persian origin is Bulah in Arabic. It is supposed that in the word Huma, hu represents “spirit”, and mah originates from the Arabic Ma’a which means “water”.