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A Quranic Name for Boys

Short meaning of AffanVirtuous, Pious, God-Fearing and Devoted to God
See below for detailed meaning
How to pronounce Affan

Under + Faith + FAr + New

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Arabic Spelling (How to write Affan in Arabic)عفّان
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of AffanEphane Efane Afan Efaan Aphane Effaane Aphaane Aphaane Effaan Ephaan Afaane
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Quranic Root
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All Quranic baby names derived from AIN-F-F:

Meaning of Affan

Affan is an indirect Quranic name for boys that means chaste, modest, virtuous, pure. It is derived from the Ain-F-F root which is used in a number of places in the Quran.

(Charity is) for Fuqara (the poor), who in Allah’s Cause are restricted (from travel), and cannot move about in the land (for trade or work). The one who knows them not, thinks that they are rich because of their modesty. You may know them by their mark, they do not beg of people at all. And whatever you spend in good, surely Allah knows it well. (Quran 2:273)

Let those who do not find the means to marry preserve their chastity until Allah enriches them of His bounty. (Quran 24:33)

Reader Comments:

  1. Anonymous on Monday 28th of December 2015 05:43:23 PM

    Affan waheed just fab guzarish just amazing love this serial nice nane so cte u r

  2. Anonymous on Monday 1st of August 2016 10:15:56 AM

    Affan and Haffan both name same meaning…?
    if different what meaning of Hafan..?

  3. Anonymous on Tuesday 7th of March 2017 01:42:21 PM

    Affan means forgiving person. Please clarify my query.

  4. Anonymous on Monday 7th of August 2017 03:18:04 PM

    Affan means forgiving person please clarify what meaning of Affan altaf

  5. Anonymous on Tuesday 29th of August 2017 04:10:19 AM

    Affaan means for giving person please change description

  6. Anonymous on Tuesday 3rd of October 2017 02:58:50 AM

    AFFAN is a beautiful name! It goes well with a sibling named Paresai.

  7. Anonymous on Monday 16th of October 2017 06:45:48 AM

    Affan means a forgiving person.Check it out and clarify the confusion.

  8. Anonymous on Tuesday 19th of December 2017 01:04:18 PM

    my lovely baby Muhammad Affan Akbar. I love him so much
    The person who believe in Allah s Characteristic of forgiving and our Holy Prophet(PBUH) THE Great forgiving personality

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