Animals, Arabic, Color, Gazelle, R names, Virtues/Attributes, White, Word names


Reem is an Arabic female name meaning "white gazelle" and which is used to refer to the Arabian sand gazelle. It's a cognate of Hebrew r'em meaning "oryx" which is also a cognate of Akkadian rimu (referring to aurochs or buffalo). Reem is also a nautical word (also spelled ream) meaning "to open (the seams of a vessel's planking)".… Continue reading Reem

Ancient Greek, Animals, D names, Female, Gazelle, Greek, Virtues/Attributes


Dorcas comes from Ancient Greek dorkás meaning "gazelle", a Greek translation of Tabitha, an Aramanic female name also meaning "gazelle". Gazelles are commonly associated in Arabic literature with female beauty because of their grace and delicacy Origin: Ancient Greek