Hidaya name meaning

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Hidaya mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Hidaya

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Malawi says the name Hidaya means "Guidance".
  2. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Hidaya is of Arabic origin and means "I think it means gift and guidance and encouraging people".
  3. A submission from Morocco says the name Hidaya means "Divine Guidance".
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Notable Persons Named Hidaya

Notable Persons Named Hidaya

Hidaya Sultan al-Salem

Hidaya Sultan al-Salem was a journalist, editor-in-chief, and publisher. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1961 to 2001. Hidaya was born in 1936 in Shuwaikh Port, Kuwait. She passed away on March 20th, 2001.


Fun Facts about the name Hidaya

  • How Popular is the name Hidaya? Hidaya is the 31,054th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Hidaya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 157 babies born with the first name Hidaya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hidaya to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hidaya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2001 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Hidaya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hidaya was in 2018 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Hidaya Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hidaya is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name in 2018.
  • Weird things about the name Hidaya: The name spelled backwards is Ayadih. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ayidah. How do you pronounce that?
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