Other Origin(s):Arabic
Meaning:A place to rest; To be happy; Pleasant
If you have high hopes for a heaven not too far from home, look no further than Haniyah. Haniyah is a girl’s name of Hebrew and Arabic origin. And flowing from the Arabic names Hania and Haniyya, Haniyah means “a place to rest,” “to be happy,” or “pleasant.” And not only is Haniyah honey-sweet in meaning, but it also has a silvery sound that soothes the ears. From the hush of its “H” to the melody it makes when its vowels are voiced, Haniyah might have all its hearers hooked.
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