Hawa (given name)

Hawa is a feminine given name.

Hawa
GenderFemale
Origin
Word/nameFrom the Arabic word for Eve
Other names
Variant form(s)Hawo

EtymologyEdit

Hawa is the traditional Arabic, classical Hebrew and Swahili name for the Biblical and Qur'anic figure Eve.[1] In Modern Hebrew the more common version is Hava or Chava.

Given nameEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Oliver Leaman, The Qur'an: an encyclopedia, (Routledge: 2008), p.11