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A Quranic Name for Boys and Girls

Short meaning of AfnanGrowth and Progress
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How to pronounce Afnan

Up + Fun + New + mAN

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Arabic Spelling (How to write Afnan in Arabic)أَفْنَان
Quranic Nature
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Directly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of AfnanEfnaan Aphnan Efnan Ephnan Afnaan Aphnaan Efnane Efnaan Aphnaan Ephnaan Afnaane
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Meaning of Afnan

Afnan is a direct Quranic name for boys and girls that means “full spreading branches of trees”, it refers to trees at the peak of growth and fruitfulness. Afnan is used in the Quran in Surat ar-Rahman.

46. But for he who has feared the position of his Lord are two gardens –

47. So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny? –

48. With spreading branches. (Quran 55:46-48)


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  1. Anonymous on Friday 20th of March 2015 07:54:23 PM

    hi i love this name its my name u know people it is

  2. Anonymous on Tuesday 4th of August 2015 05:02:55 PM

    I want to some suggestions about last name after Afnan.for both boys & girl.please some body help me which last name are more match with Afnan.

  3. Anonymous on Monday 14th of December 2015 05:39:06 PM

    Afnaan is a both gender name so if we name s boy as afnaan want add a boy name with afnaan?

  4. Anonymous on Monday 14th of December 2015 05:41:08 PM

    My name is afnaan iam a boy from mutur is located in srilanka

  5. Anonymous on Monday 7th of March 2016 10:10:18 AM

    I am a girl .My name is Afnan Akter.I am from Bangladesh.

  6. Anonymous on Saturday 12th of March 2016 08:50:01 AM

    hi my name Afnan Abdikani, i’m girl, i really surprised when i heard AFNAN is both gender name.

  7. Anonymous on Sunday 10th of April 2016 10:24:08 AM

    Meaning of Afnan
    Afnan is a direct Quranic name for boys and girls that means “full spreading branches of trees”, it refers to trees at the peak of growth and fruitfulness. Afnan is used in the Quran in Surat ar-Rahman.
    Afnan Afnan மீனிங், ஆண்கள் மற்றும் பெண்கள் ஒரு நேரடி குர்ஆனிய பெயர் ‘மரங்கள் முழு பரப்பி கிளைகள்’ அர்த்தம் என்று அது வளர்ச்சி மற்றும் வளமையின் உச்சக்கட்டத்தில் மரங்கள் குறிக்கிறது. Afnan சூரத் AR-ஏ. ஆர். ரகுமான் குர்ஆனில் பயன்படுத்தப்படுகிறது.

  8. Anonymous on Monday 11th of April 2016 01:53:24 PM

    আমি আমার অনাগত বাচ্চার নাম আফনান রাখতে চাই.ত্রটা আমার খুব পছন্দের নাম.আমি বাংলাদেশ থেকে লিখলাম .নজরুল ইসলাম

  9. Anonymous on Tuesday 12th of April 2016 12:09:07 AM

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  10. Anonymous on Thursday 9th of June 2016 07:14:33 PM

    is afnan saleh a meaningful name? somebody plz help

  11. Anonymous on Thursday 16th of June 2016 01:46:19 AM

    Assalam~o~alaikum! my name is afnan and i m a boy from pakistan..

  12. Anonymous on Saturday 2nd of July 2016 12:50:05 AM

    Hi,my baby name Afnan shah afridi from pakistan ,i love this name

  13. Anonymous on Saturday 23rd of July 2016 08:57:50 AM

    HY My Nephew Name is Afnan Ali Shah,Hi Is Very Quit nd Nice Boy, Pakistan

  14. Anonymous on Sunday 31st of July 2016 08:36:02 PM

    My name is Afnaan and I’m a girl from Somalia! Alhamdulilah I’m happy I have this name. It is unique and I love it! <3

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  16. Anonymous on Sunday 25th of September 2016 09:13:54 PM

    Assalamualaikum my baby name is afnaan girl frm nigeria

  17. Anonymous on Tuesday 18th of October 2016 06:59:06 AM

    My baby’s name Afnan Fatima .I love that name from Pakistan.

  18. Anonymous on Friday 21st of October 2016 06:14:31 PM

    I want to call my son as a name Afnan Amin. please tell me the full meaning.

  19. Anonymous on Friday 11th of November 2016 03:25:05 AM

    My name is Afnan and I’m a girl. I was named Afnan because it is unique and a beautiful meaning to it. Since there is a tree in Jannah called Afnan, I’ve decided that if I go to Jannah InshAllah, I will say hi to it!

  20. Anonymous on Friday 11th of November 2016 03:27:09 AM

    Im Afnan Abubakar. It’s cool that it’s a boy and girl name actually. I am very proud and happy to be named Afnan.

  21. Anonymous on Friday 11th of November 2016 03:32:12 AM

    I have been doing comments 19 to 21. I’m a Somali and I’m born in Canada. I was born in Ottawa, the capital. Then, when I was a year old, we moved to Edmonton,Alberta, Canada. I love my name.

  22. Anonymous on Monday 21st of November 2016 04:22:59 AM

    Hi, My cute brother name is Afnan . it’s nice name.


  23. Anonymous on Wednesday 30th of November 2016 02:05:50 AM

    My name is also afnan
    This name is very rare
    And i love my name

  24. Anonymous on Thursday 1st of December 2016 03:08:46 PM

    My name is Afnan and I really like my name
    I am lucky to have this name.

  25. Anonymous on Friday 16th of December 2016 02:17:12 AM

    My girl name is afnan it’s a good. Name.. …..
    For. Calling. Listening. Nd meaningful

  26. Anonymous on Saturday 24th of December 2016 12:32:51 AM

    my name is afnan arif im from malaysia i love the name of afnan because it is meaning full to me

  27. Anonymous on Thursday 5th of January 2017 03:39:36 PM

    I`m Hillul Amin Hira, write from Bangladesh, Please any one inform me that, whats the meaning and root of the name `Afnan Ameen Nouad’

  28. Anonymous on Saturday 4th of February 2017 02:33:26 AM

    Hi,my name is Afnan alhamdulillah I have this beautiful name

  29. Anonymous on Wednesday 8th of February 2017 03:56:12 PM

    hey thx for this helpful website I first though that afnan is a boy name and now I can be sure that it is a girl name also.And also I learnt the exact meaning of my name

  30. Anonymous on Sunday 26th of March 2017 12:19:10 AM

    Hi I’m afnan I’m a girl in America I’m gifted and afnan is the best name

  31. Anonymous on Sunday 16th of April 2017 03:16:27 PM

    it is a name reaching goals

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