Fatwa: # 41082
Category: Child Upbringing (Tarbiyyah)
Country: United Arab Emirates
Date: 21st September 2018


Meaning of Mirha


Assalamu alaikum warahamatullahi wabarakatuhu,

Dear Mufti sab,

Hope you are in a good health. May allah accpet your good work. 

Could you please let me know the meaning of the name 'Mirha'? & Let me know whether it is suitable for baby girl.



Irshad Hussain.


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. 

The name Mirhaa literally means nimble and agile. It can also mean extreme happiness.[1] It is a suitable name for a baby girl.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Muhammad Yusuf bin Moulana Abdur Rahim Khan

Student Darul Iftaa
Chatsworth, Durban, KZN, South Africa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


[1] تاج العروس (7/ 114)

(و) مَرِحَ مَرَحاً: (نَشِطَ) . فِي (الصِّحَاح) و (الْمِصْبَاح) : المَرَحُ: شِدَّة الفَرَحِ، والنَّشاط حتّى يُجاوِزَ قَدْرَه،


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