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A Quranic Name for Boys

How to pronounce Imran

IMpress + RAN

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Imran in Arabic)عمران
Quranic Nature
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Alternate spellings of ImranIymren Eymren Imrene Emren Imren Eimren Imrane Iymran Emrane Emran Emrene
All of the above spellings are acceptable for this name. You may also create your own spelling.

Meaning of Imran

Lisan al-Arab doesn’t tell us any specific meaning for this word, starting and concluding with “it’s a name”. It is the name of the father of Maryam, mother of Isaa (Jesus) (alaihum salam). It is mentioned three times in the Quran, and can only be used for boys.

When the wife of ‘Imran said, “My Lord, indeed I have pledged to You what is in my womb, consecrated [for Your service], so accept this from me. Indeed, You are the Hearing, the Knowing.” {3:35}

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