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MU‘āWīYYA or MUAWIYAH or MUAAWIYA (معاوية) is a male Arabic given name of disputed meaning. It was the name of the first Umayyad caliph.

Notable bearers of this name include:

* Muawiyah I
Muawiyah I
(602–680), first Umayyad Caliph (r. 661–680) * Muawiya II (661–684), third Umayyad Caliph (r. 683–684) * Mu\'awiya ibn Hudayj , Umayyad general and governor * Mu\'awiya ibn Hisham (died 737), Umayyad prince and general (fl. 725–737) * Maaouya Ould Sid\'Ahmed Taya (born 1941), Prime-Minister, then President of Mauritania * Mu\'awiyah Rayyan Nieshaem ibn Mohd Elfie Nieshaem , son of Malaysian Islamist activist who was exposed for his pornography hosting business.

REFERENCES

* ^ "Tareekh-ul-Khulafa". Scribd.com. 2010-09-26. Archived from the original on December 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-27.

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