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A Quranic Name for Girls

Short meaning of SumairaGood Friend and Companion
See below for detailed meaning
How to pronounce Sumaira

Smart + pUt + MAY + RUn

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Arabic Spelling (How to write Sumaira in Arabic)سُمَيْرَة
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of SumairaSoumeirah Sumayrah Soumeireh Soumeyreh Sumaireh Somayra Soumeyra Soumerah Suwmeira Sowmaira Soumereh
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Quranic Root
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All Quranic baby names derived from S-M-R:

Meaning of Sumaira

Sumaira is a Quranic name for girls that means “night companion in conversation”, a beloved friend who stays up with her friends to talk. It is the diminutive form of the name Samira. It is not directly mentioned in the Quran, but its root is S-M-R which is used in the Quran in 19:52 when speaking of a group of people in Makkah who made fun of the Quran at the time of the Prophet, peace and blessings of Allah upon him:

behaving arrogantly, you would talk senselessly [about the Quran] far into the night.

Reader Comments:

  1. Anonymous on Monday 10th of November 2014 09:32:39 AM

    can u plz tell the meaning of the name “sumera”. my friends say that it means “Dark Night”…is it true??? should i change my name??? plz do rply as soon as possible…i’m worried a lot…

  2. QuranicNames.com Staff on Wednesday 12th of November 2014 05:55:57 AM

    @1: Sumera is another spelling of Sumaira (the name above). It can also mean “dark night” like you said, but there is nothing wrong with the meaning. The names Sameer, Sumair, Sameera and Sumairah all have the same meaning and are very common Muslim names, therefore there is no reason to be worried.

  3. Anonymous on Wednesday 30th of December 2015 10:04:17 PM

    If the meaning of the name is like making fun out of the prophet or Quran or anything bad, will you have the features of that meaning? And the baby which will grow up, will the meaning of their name be their personality? Like features for example?

  4. Anonymous on Sunday 29th of October 2017 04:15:57 PM

    I like the name sumaira bcs it is my name very beautiful & unique name

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