Origin of the name ZAHI.
Etymology of the name ZAHI.
Meaning of the baby name ZAHI.
ZAHI (زاهي). Arabic
name, probably meaning "from Zah." (See note below). It
has the feminine form Zahia.
Zahi Khouri, a
Palestinian-American entrepreneur. (Wiki)
... The earliest historical
mention of the Phoenician land is in the older Egyptian inscriptions,
where it appears under the name of Dahe (or Zahi).*
* W. Max Müller suggests that this name may be
connected with the root زها 'to be beautiful,' Ισι 'to act well'; cf. צהה
"to shine" (Asien und Europa, p. 176). This name
begins to go into the background in the 12th cent., and is almost
forgotten in the Ptolemaic period... (A Dictionary of the Bible:
Ali Ibn Ishak Ibn Khalaf, generally known by the surname of az-Zăhi,
was a celebrated poet and a native of Baghdad, born on Monday, the 19th
of Safar, A.H. 318 (March, A.D. 930); he died at Baghdad on Wednesday,
the 19th of the latter Jumada, A.H. 352 (July, A.D. 963).
... "Zăhi," says as-Samani, "is a
relative adjective derived from (Zăh) the name of a village in the
dependencies of Naisapur, to which place a number of persons are
indebted for their surname." (Ibn Khallikan's Biographical
Dictionary, v.2, 1843)