Taha

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Arabic  طه‎,

The name is formed from two Arabic letters, Ta and Ha. It is the name of Sura 20 in the Qu’ran. The sura gets its name from the fact that it begins with the Arab letters طه which is a Muqatta’at. A Muqatta’at is an abbreviation that begins certain suras and whose meanings are unknown usually attested as being divine secrets.

Currently, Taha is the 393rd most popular male name in Quebec, Canada (2010).

Sources

  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ta-Ha
  2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taha_(name)
  3. http://www.rrq.gouv.qc.ca/Interactif/PR2I121_Prenoms/PR2I121_Prenoms/PR2SPrenoms_01.aspx