[Speaking to an American, and mentioned the following name:]
2. Oh, I really like that name.
[Later 1 sends email, thinking how using “Islamic” might now end up being a turn off for originally like “Aneesa”]
1. Awesome. Good speaking with you again! Glad you like “Aneesa.” It’s an Arabic Islamic name. It means “companion, good, loyal friend.” 🙂
[A few minutes later]
2. You as well – the meaning makes me like it that much more! Take care….
[1 in reply, shocked…]
1. Really? Wow. I’m touched. That’s so special, thank you.