Origin of the name ZAHIDA.
Etymology of the name ZAHIDA.
Meaning of the baby name ZAHIDA.
The feminine form of Arabic Zahid
(q.v.), meaning "abstinent, devout, religious; an ascetic."
... After he had gone through
the ceremony of asking how he fared, the stranger, having watched for a
fitting time, opened the mouth of wisdom, and thus began to speak:—"My master, is your honoured name Lebīb, and was your
father's name Adnān, and your mother's Libāba, and is your wife's
Zāhida, and was her father's Nu'mān, and her mother's
Nāila?"... (The Story of Jewad: a Romance,