Hanifah - girls name

Hanifah name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 37%

Hanifah name meaning:

The name Hanifah is of Arabic origin and is commonly used for girls. It has a beautiful and profound meaning. Hanifah is derived from the Arabic word "hanif," which refers to someone who is upright, true, and adheres to the monotheistic belief in Islam. In Islamic tradition, a hanif is a person who follows the teachings of the prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) and believes in the oneness of God.

Therefore, the name Hanifah carries the connotation of being devout, sincere, and faithful to the principles and values of Islam. It represents a person who is committed to their beliefs, living a righteous and virtuous life. Hanifah is a name that exemplifies strength of character, dedication to one's faith, and a deep connection to spiritual beliefs.

Parents often choose this name for their daughters in the hope that they will grow up to be pious and maintain a strong connection with their religious identity. Hanifah embodies the virtues of honesty, integrity, and a steadfast commitment to God, making it a meaningful and impactful name for a girl.

Origin: Arabic

Variant of Hanifa: True believer.

Related names

Hanifa , Haneefa, Hanifah

Other girls names beginning with H


Overall UK ranking: 3519 out of 5581

6 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Hanifah

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