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A Quranic Name for Boys

Short meaning of AmmarLife and Alive | Virtuous, Pious, God-Fearing and Devoted to God
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How to pronounce Ammar

Understand + swiM + MAn + pRay

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Arabic Spelling (How to write Ammar in Arabic)عمّار
Quranic Nature
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Alternate spellings of AmmarAmar Amaar Ammar Ammaar Ammaare Ammare Ammaare
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Meaning of Ammar

Ammar is an indirect Quranic name for boys that means “one who brings a place back to life”, “one who tends and maintains something”, “long-lived”, “God-fearing”, “pious”, “one whose presence brings joy to others”. It is the name of an important early companion (Sahabi) of the Prophet, peace and blessings upon him and his companions, whose name was Ammar bin Yasir. Ammar is derived from the Ain-M-R root (lifetime, to tend, to build) which is used in many places in the Quran.

He (Pharaoh) said (to Moses): ‘Did We not bring you up when you were a child? And have you not spent years of your life amongst us? (Quran 26:18)


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  1. Anonymous on Tuesday 13th of January 2015 07:11:38 AM

    What is the meaning of Ammaar …in urdu? .i want proper meaning .and proper spelling…of ammaar .

  2. Anonymous on Monday 6th of April 2015 07:43:25 AM

    Ammar bin Yasir RA built Masjid e Quba, first mosque in Islam.

  3. Anonymous on Sunday 21st of February 2016 05:54:20 AM

    You know that my name I Amar and when I heard that I felt soooo happy

  4. Anonymous on Friday 2nd of September 2016 06:49:49 AM

    Amma bin Tassie RA built Masjid e Quba First mosque in Islam.

  5. Anonymous on Friday 2nd of September 2016 06:50:15 AM

    Ammar bin Tassie RA built Masjid e Quba First mosque in Islam.

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