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zulay

DIMINUTIVE OF:
zulaykha
OTHER SCRIPTS:
arabic (زليخا)
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > indo-iranian > iranian > persian (fĀrsi)
ORIGIN:
persian (fārsi) 
NAME ROOT:
ZULAYKHA
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
ZULAYKHA (زليخا)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Persian (Fārsi) “Zulaykha”, meaning “brilliant one, brilliant beauty, lovely one” (Egyptian: well-born, into power). According to medieval legends this was the name of Potiphar's wife in the Bible. She has been the subject of many poems and tales. Yusuf and Zulaikha is the Quranic verse of Yusuf (Joseph) and Zulaikha (the person known in the Bible as Potiphar's wife and whose name is not given there). It has been told and retold countless times in many languages spoken by Muslims, especially Persian. Zuleika and its variants is an uncommon first name for women and an equally uncommon last name for both men and women.

Usage

  • africanafrican
  • arabicarabic

Related names

VARIANTS
african
zalika, zulaykha, zulekha
arabic
zulaykha, zulekha
PET & SHORT FORM
african
LIKA

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
portuguese
zuleica
spanish
zuleika, zuleyka, zuleikha

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

5
Numerological Values:
5

If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.

Chakra Number:
5: The number of the Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.

Color meaning:

The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.

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Notable people and personalities​

Zulay Henao (born 1979) Colombian-American film and television actress