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Baby name ideas American/Muslim?

I'm looking for Muslim baby names that are easy to pronounce and spell for westernized society.

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Asked by cielo1 at 8:42 PM on Aug. 10, 2012 in Baby Names

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  • Sebbiemama

    Answer by Sebbiemama at 11:00 PM on Aug. 10, 2012

  • One that I absolutely love was the name of one of my students...Basma. It means "smile" I believe.

    Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 11:58 PM on Aug. 10, 2012

  • Most Muslims who want to name their children names that are easier to pronounce/well known in Western society, will go with Adam, Mariam, Sarah, Aisha, Khadijah, Yusuf, or they just give them the English version name
    Jibreel will be Gabriel
    Dawud will be David

    I chose Essa (spelled Isa or Issa) for my son.
    Not common in America, everyone always mispronounces it, always asks what it means and always compliments him on his name.

    the name for a muslim does not have to be an arabic name it just should have a good meaning.

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 3:05 PM on Aug. 19, 2012

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