Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Asqa (Name)

Asqa (transliteration: Asqaʿ, Arabic: أسقع) is an Arabic name for boys that means “one who is distant from his enemies and enviers”.1 Asqa is also the name of a small bird that lives by water described as having greenish feathers and a white head.2

There is one Companion of the Prophet Muhammad named Asqa:

  • al-Asqa abu Wathila bin al-Asqa` al-Bakri al-Laithi الأسقع والد واثلة بن الأسقع البكري الليثي

Below is the name Asqa written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Asqa written in Arabic kufi script:

Footnotes

  1. Lisaan al-Arab by Ibn Manzur (d. 1311 CE), entry for سقع.
  2. Lisaan al-Arab by Ibn Manzur (d. 1311 CE), entry for سقع.

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