Fariha, a name generally given to girls, comes from an Arabic origin. With feminine implication, the true meaning of this name is happiness or joyous. Even though the origin of this name descends from Arabic roots, it has traveled throughout the Middle Eastern world as well as North Africa, South Asia, and even some European countries such as Turkey. Nonetheless it is a name that even though can be seen in many Arabic speaking/ Muslim countries, is not very popular in the United States. Social Security Administration has stated that because the name has less than 5 occurrences in a year, it is excluded from the popularity data.