Marwa - girls name

Marwa name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 92%

Marwa name meaning:

The name Marwa has Arabic origins and is commonly given to baby girls. It holds multiple meanings, one of which is "fragrant plant" or "sweet-smelling herb." This interpretation may symbolize the idea of bringing pleasantness, beauty, and freshness to those around her. Marwa is also associated with the story of Zamzam, the spring that emerged miraculously in the desert for Hajar, the wife of Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham). According to Islamic tradition, Marwa is the name of one of the two hills that Hajar ran between in search of water for her son Ismael. This act of endurance and determination has made Marwa a symbol of strength, resilience, and faith.

Those named Marwa may exhibit qualities of kindness and compassion, striving to bring positivity and joy to their relationships and environment. They often possess a strong willpower and the ability to overcome challenges. Marwa's connection to the story of Hajar also adds a sense of spirituality and devotion to their character. Overall, the name Marwa carries connotations of beauty, strength, and a deep-rooted faith, making it a meaningful and inspiring choice for a baby girl.


Related names

Marwa , Marwaareed

Other girls names beginning with M


Overall UK ranking: 422 out of 5581

105 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1490)

Historical popularity of Marwa

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