7th September 2019
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In the Name of Allah, The Most Gracious, The Most Merciful
Alhamdulillāh, may Allah make her the coolness of her parent’s eyes, a source of blessing for you and the Ummah of our Prophet ﷺ; and grant her ease & comfort in this world and the hereafter. Aameen
The meanings of the names you have selected are as follows:
Laiba / Laibah: pronounced as Lāʿibah with an ‘ayn’ (لَاعِبَة) means ‘female player’ and Lāʾibah with a ‘hamza’ (لَائِبَة) means ‘thirsty female’.  It is advised not to keep this name, as the meaning is not befitting a baby girl.
Note: please see referenced article  for additional detail on the variations and dislike of selecting this name.
Zaina / Zaynah (زينة): means ‘beautiful’. It is permissible to keep this name.
Zuha: with the correct pronunciation being Duhā (ضُحَى), means ‘morning hours’ or ‘forenoon’. It is the title of the 93rd chapter of the Holy Qur’ān. It is permissible to keep this name.
Manal (منال): means ‘attainment’ or ‘achievement’. It is permissible to keep this name.
As names have an effect and impact on the child, it is recommended that a suitable name is selected from; the names of the female companions of the Prophet ﷺ and pious servants of Allah.
For alternatives, please find below an online directory for names, although not extensive:
And a list of names of female companions of the Prophet ﷺ :
And Allah Ta’āla knows best
11 September 2019 / 12 Muharram 1441 AH