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A Non-Quranic Name for Boys and Girls

This is NOT a Quranic name, but Muslims can use it since it doesn't have a bad meaning.

Meaning of Aras

Aras is a Kurdish, Persian, Turkish and Urdu name for boys and girls. In Kurdish and Persian it means “equal”, “balanced”. The word Aras commonly refers to the Aras River, which flows through Turkey, Armenia, Iran and Azerbaijan. In Kurdish the name is pronounced [(A)fter] + [p(R)ay + s(A)nd + (S)it], in Persian [(A)fter] + [p(R)ay + r(U)n + (S)it]. In Azerbaijani the river is called Araz and pronounced [(A)fter] + [p(R)ay + s(A)nd + (Z)ero].

All of the above pronunciations are acceptable. Choose whichever you like.


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  1. Anonymous on Monday 16th of November 2015 05:29:10 AM

    Aras is a Lithuanian name literally meaning “eagle”

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