Rayhan - boys name

Rayhan name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 78%

Rayhan name meaning:

The name Rayhan is of Arabic origin and holds significant cultural and historical importance. In Arabic, Rayhan (ريحان) refers to a fragrant plant with small white flowers, also known as sweet basil. It is often associated with beauty, grace, and charm. As a name, Rayhan symbolizes these qualities, making it an attractive choice for parents who wish to bestow these virtues upon their child.

In Islamic tradition, Rayhan is also referenced in the Quran as one of the plants of Paradise, indicating its spiritual significance. The name is believed to bring blessings and prosperity to its bearer. Additionally, Rayhan is considered a unisex name, used for both boys and girls, although it is more commonly given to boys.

Parents who choose the name Rayhan for their son may be seeking to convey qualities of elegance, gentleness, and an enchanting personality. It is a name that carries a sense of nature's beauty and heavenly blessings, making it an appealing choice for many families.

Origin: Arabic

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Overall UK ranking: 1055 out of 4789

27 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Rayhan

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