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Name Aisha

Aisha`s page #1963 Gender feminine

Name Aisha backwards (ananym): Ahsia

Meaning of the name Aisha

There are multiple origins and translations for the name Aisha:

1. Arabic hugely popular name (عائشة) [Aishah] semantics - "lively (woman)".

Aishah bint Abu Bakr (b. 613/614 C.E.- d. 678 C.E.) was one of the thirteen Prophet Muhammad`s wives: (Khadija, Sawda, Hafsa, Zaynab (bint Khuzayma), Hind (Umm), Zaynab (bint Jahsh), Juwayriyya, Safiyya, Ramla, Maymuna, Mariyah, Rayhana), was the daughter of Abu Bakr, the Prophet Muhammad close friend. When the Prophet first wife Khadija died, the Prophet felt very sad, and Abu Bakr because of his love for the Prophet offered him his daughter in marriage.
Aisha was then still young. She was a lively and intelligent girl and the Prophet loved her and enjoyed her company. He liked to amuse her by playing with her, and sometimes they used to run races together. She said that sometimes she won and sometimes he did.
She learned much about Islam from the Prophet and used to question him about it. When she learned something she never forgot it. She was also a good speaker. Because of these qualities she became an important person in the community, and even before the Prophet's death, people used to come to her to ask her questions about Islam.
The Prophet was pleased with her intelligence and said to his people:
"You can get half your religion from this rosy-cheeked girl."
As well as providing the Prophet with love and companionship at home, she often accompanied him on journeys and expeditions.
When the Prophet felt his death was near he asked to be taken to Aisha's apartment beside the mosque. There she nursed him until at last he died in her arms. He was buried at the very place where he died, and what was Aisha' apartment is now part of the Great Mosque in Medinah.

2. Turkic name means - "lunar (Ai) mistress (wife of the Shah)".


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