It's Not So Easy Giving Your Baby an Arabic Name
By Aisha Iqbal on October 18, 2012
Featured BlogHer Network Post
[Editor's Note: Naming a child is one of the most fun -- and stressful -- decisions that comes with having a baby. It's even more complicated when your family heritage might lead you to consider non-English names. Aisha Iqbal is trying to decide what to name her son, and here are some of her requirements. Read on and share your advice with her. --Grace]
1. Arabic and/or traditional Muslim name.
2. With a good meaning. Either historical, personal, or literal.
3. Easy to pronounce for mainstream America. We typically write it down for non-Muslim friends and if said friends approach the task as if reciting the scientific genus of an extinct species of leaf, its a no-go.
Read more from What's in a name? Oh nothing, except, you know, EVERYTHING at Aisha Iqbal
More Like This
Most Popular on BlogHer
Save time, money and space with the FoodSaver® Vacuum Sealing System! AND it keeps food fresh up to 5x longer! Read our bloggers' experiences with the FoodSaver® System and see why you should get one for your home. Plus get a chance to win $100 Visa gift card! Read more
Most Popular on Family
Recent Comments on Family