The name Qaylah


Was قَيْلة [Qaylah] the name of a Sahabiyah?



Yes, this was the name of a few Sahabiyat. The biographers of Sahabah (radiyallahu ‘anhum) have enlisted some Sahabiyat who were named Qaylah.

(Refer: Al Isti’ab, vol. 4 pg. 459, Usdul Ghabah, vol. 7 pg. 238 and Al Isabah, vol. 14 pg. 138-150)



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