Buhayya (transliteration: Buhayya, Arabic: بُهيّة) is an Arabic name for girls that is likely the diminutive form of Bahiyya,1, meaning “pleasing to the eye”, “good-looking”, “beautiful”, “attractive”.234
Buhayya is also spelled Buhaiya, Buhayyah, Bohaya and Buhaya among others.
There are two female Companions of the Prophet Muhammad named Buhayya:
- Buhayya bint Abdullah al-Bakriyyah بهية بنت عبد الله البكرية
- Buhayya bint Busr بهية بنت بسر
Below is the name Buhayya written in Arabic naskh script:
Below is the name Buhayya written in Arabic kufi script: