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Origin: Arabic

أروى (Arabic) Arabic

Meaning: an Arabic feminine name possibly meaning "mountain goat" or "mountain gazelle", though I've also seen it listed as meaning "female ibex" and thus conveying meanings of "softness", "lightness", "agility", "beauty" and "liveliness" in reference to the animal's grace and beauty.

Arwa al-Sulayhi was a powerful queen of Yemen for over 50 years during the eleventh or twelfth century. She died in 1138.