'Zainul Abedin' is the name of one of my husband's dearest friends. Although they are from the same neighbourhood, they became fast friends only during their graduation days. We all were in the same college. And today, he is no longer just a friend but a brother and family.Name: ZAINUL ABEDINIt's a boy name.Origin:ArabicMeaning: Ornament …
Y for Yasmin
'Yasmin' is a popular Muslim name. It is also used as a suffix to the first name of girls. In modern times it has been used in the English-speaking world, as a variant of 'Jasmine'.Name: YASMINIt's a girl name.Origin: Arabic/PersianMeaning: Jasmine flowerI am taking part in the Blogging From #AtoZChallenge [April 2015].
X for Xavier
Today's name is 'Xavier'. There are so many schools and colleges named 'St. Xavier' but never really bothered to find the meaning of the name, until now of course.Name: XAVIERIt's a boy name.Origin: LatinMeaning: The New HouseI am taking part in the Blogging From #AtoZChallenge [April 2015].
W for Withika
Sometime back, a woman named 'Withika' contacted me for professional reasons. That's how I got my W name. But I found that the actual spelling of the name is 'Vithika'. Name: WITHIKAIt's a girl name.Origin: IndianMeaning: PathwayI am taking part in the Blogging From #AtoZChallenge [April 2015].
V for Vineeta
'Vineeta' is the name of one of my sister's friends. She was also in the next junior batch of my course. She's a pretty girl and has a prettier young daughter now.Name: VINEETAIt's a girl name.Origin: HindiMeaning: Humble/Unassuming/ModestI am taking part in the Blogging From #AtoZChallenge [April 2015].
U for Umeshwari
'Umeshwari' is the name of my paternal grandmother (Aita). I remember her as a simple, sweet and quiet old lady. We used to visit her during our holidays and since I was one of her favourites, I enjoyed her attention. As a child, I had a wheatish complexion, and she believed that I turned dark …
T for Tanaaz
'Tanaaz' is the name of one of my friends from college. She has two sisters whose are also named with the letter T. We had shared some wonderful times when we studied together. She is one beautiful woman.Name: TANAAZIt's a girl name.Origin: ParsiMeaning: Having a delicate body.I am taking part in the Blogging From #AtoZChallenge [April …
S for Salah
'Salah' is the name of my husband's father. He is a remarkable man. He is a self-made man who rightly believes that education can liberate you and take you to heights. He is a selfless man who gives and helps without asking. He is liberal and foresighted. I am his daughter-in-law in relationship; but in …
R for Ruqaiya
'Ruqaiya' is the name of my husband's maternal grandmother. In the family, she is known as 'Amma' (meaning mother). My husband was very attached to her and misses her immensely. But unfortunately I never got to meet her. She passed away a couple of years prior to our wedding. I hear she was a very …
Q for Quineisha
I don't know anyone named with the letter Q. So I started to look for an interesting name. I stumbled upon 'Quineisha'. Sounds uncommon and interesting, right!Name: QUINEISHAIt's a girl name.Origin: AmericanMeaning: It's a combination name formed by combining the names "Quinn" (meaning 'Descendent of Conn') and "Keisha" (meaning 'Her Life').I am taking part in …