Sumayyah - girls name

Sumayyah name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 91%

Sumayyah name meaning:

The name Sumayyah is of Arabic origin and has a beautiful and profound significance. Sumayyah is a feminine given name, commonly used in Muslim cultures. The name holds historical and cultural significance as it is associated with a prominent figure in Islamic history.

Sumayyah bint Khayyat was the first martyr of Islam and holds a significant place in the early days of the Muslim community. She was a slave and one of the early converts to Islam, facing persecution and torture for her beliefs. Sumayyah's unwavering faith and sacrifice make her a symbol of strength, resilience, and steadfastness in the face of adversity.

Today, the name Sumayyah carries the connotation of being strong-willed, courageous, and determined, traits that are highly valued in many cultures. It is a name that parents may choose for their daughters to honor the historical significance and to inspire them to be steadfast in their beliefs and stand up for what is right.

Origin: Arabic

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Overall UK ranking: 521 out of 5581

78 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (1010)

Historical popularity of Sumayyah

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