Meaning:Yahweh is merciful
Yahya is a boy’s name of Arabic origin. This traditional name translates to “Yahweh is merciful,” which clearly denotes its special religious meaning. It also honors the prophet John the Baptist. You might choose this name to pay tribute to your family’s religious path, or simply because of its unique, lyrical beauty which is sure to capture the attention of anyone who hears it.
Ancestry, Yahya Family History
Behind the Name, Yahya, April 2021
Quranic Names, Yahya, A Quranic Name for Boys
Britannica, St. John the Baptist, Jewish prophet and Christian saint, October 2023
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