Name: Rayan

Origin and Meaning of the Name Rayan

  • Meaning:
    Fragrant herb, sweet scented herb
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  • Meaning:
    Atmosphere, galaxy, the heavens
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    (RY han)
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  • Used in:
    Arabic and English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Rayan actually is a name with many different meanings and associations. It is derivative of the Persian rayhan, but also has a slightly different meaning in Arabic which generally refers to the heavens. In Islam, Rayan is specifically used to describe the gates of heaven and the angel which will be there to quench the thrist of those who are waiting.

    In India, Rayan is given as a title more than a name to distinguish power in a person or family. Rayan is also the name of a Lebanese flower.

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