Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Anasa (Name)

Anasa (transliteration: Anasah, Arabic: أنسة)  is an Arabic name for girls that means “to be cultured”, “to be genteel”, “to be civilized”.1 It also means “to feel comforted”, “to lack fear and worry”, related in meaning to the boy name Anas.2 Anasa may also be spelled as Anasah.

There is one Sahabiyyah (Companion of the Prophet Muhammad ) named Anasa:

  • Anasa (freed slave of the Prophet Muhammad ) أنَسَة مولى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم

Below is the name Anasa written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Anasa written in Arabic kufi script:


  1. Supplément aux dictionnaires arabes by Reinhart Dozy (d. 1883 CE), entry for أنس.
  2. Lisaan al-Arab by Ibn Manzur (d. 1311 CE), entry for أنس.
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