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A Quranic Name for Boys

Short meaning of AffanVirtuous, Pious, God-Fearing and Devoted to God
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How to pronounce Affan

Under + Faith + FAr + New

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Affan in Arabic)عفّان
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of AffanAfan Affaan Aphan Aphaan Ephane Ephan Ephaane Ephaane Ephaan Efane Efan Efaane Efaane Efaan Effane
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Quranic Root
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All Quranic baby names derived from AIN-F-F:

Meaning of Affan

Affan is an indirect Quranic name for boys that means chaste, modest, virtuous, pure. It is derived from the Ain-F-F root which is used in a number of places in the Quran.

(Charity is) for Fuqara (the poor), who in Allah’s Cause are restricted (from travel), and cannot move about in the land (for trade or work). The one who knows them not, thinks that they are rich because of their modesty. You may know them by their mark, they do not beg of people at all. And whatever you spend in good, surely Allah knows it well. (Quran 2:273)

Let those who do not find the means to marry preserve their chastity until Allah enriches them of His bounty. (Quran 24:33)

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Monday 28th of December 2015 05:43:23 PM

    Affan waheed just fab guzarish just amazing love this serial nice nane so cte u r

  2. on Monday 1st of August 2016 10:15:56 AM

    Affan and Haffan both name same meaning…?
    if different what meaning of Hafan..?

  3. on Tuesday 7th of March 2017 01:42:21 PM

    Affan means forgiving person. Please clarify my query.

  4. on Monday 7th of August 2017 03:18:04 PM

    Affan means forgiving person please clarify what meaning of Affan altaf

  5. on Tuesday 29th of August 2017 04:10:19 AM

    Affaan means for giving person please change description

  6. on Tuesday 3rd of October 2017 02:58:50 AM

    AFFAN is a beautiful name! It goes well with a sibling named Paresai.

  7. on Monday 16th of October 2017 06:45:48 AM

    Affan means a forgiving person.Check it out and clarify the confusion.

  8. on Tuesday 19th of December 2017 01:04:18 PM

    my lovely baby Muhammad Affan Akbar. I love him so much
    The person who believe in Allah s Characteristic of forgiving and our Holy Prophet(PBUH) THE Great forgiving personality

  9. on Tuesday 31st of July 2018 06:27:27 PM

    Affan means a person who is very modest and who is very careful in avoiding sins. Several comments are saying that its meaning is a forgiving person which is not is a problem of English language. To clarify there is a detailed document present at
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  10. on Tuesday 31st of July 2018 06:30:07 PM

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  11. on Tuesday 31st of July 2018 06:40:44 PM

    pe clarification mil jae GI. Affan or afan ke meaning different hen. You will get satisfactory answer on

  12. on Friday 28th of September 2018 12:08:16 PM

    Assalam alekum…affan ke sahi meaning kiya h plzz ye nam quran se liya gya h.plzz answer dijiye

  13. on Sunday 12th of May 2019 05:54:23 PM

    my younger brother name is affan .he is so cute.i love hin very much.

  14. on Saturday 25th of May 2019 02:10:53 PM


  15. on Friday 16th of August 2019 10:16:49 AM

    Mohammad Affan ullah meaning what and how this name would be

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