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A Quranic Name for Boys

Short meaning of AfifVirtuous, Pious, God-Fearing and Devoted to God
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How to pronounce Afif

Under + FEEd + Fun

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Afif in Arabic)عفيف
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of AfifAfeef Efif Apheif Apheph Aphef Aphiph Aphif Apheyf Aphiyf Apheeif Aphief Apheeyf Apheef Afeiph Afeif
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Quranic Root
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All Quranic baby names derived from AIN-F-F:

Meaning of Afif

Afif is an indirect Quranic name for boys that means “chaste”, “virtuous”, “modest”, “righteous”. It is derived from the AIN-F-F root which is used in a number of places in the Quran.

Alms are for the poor who are restricted in the way of Allah, disabled from going about in the land. The unknowing takes them for the affluent because of their modesty. (Quran 2:273)

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Monday 3rd of June 2019 07:07:12 PM

    Please let me know which name is better for my son & meaning of the name.
    1.Ahmed Afif-ad-din
    2.Ahmed Afif Al-din

  2. on Thursday 20th of June 2019 05:10:54 PM


  3. on Monday 12th of October 2020 12:00:37 PM

    In the Netherlands, people spell it in two different ways:
    1. Afief: as the ‘ie’ is pronounced /i:/. This is the correct phonetic way to spell it in Dutch
    2. Aviv: as the ‘v’ is pronounced as /f/. This is derived from the spelling of Tel Aviv.

  4. on Wednesday 23rd of February 2022 03:07:03 PM

    My name is Farhan but my family calls me “Afif”. To be honest, I used to dislike this nickname when I was little but now, I wanna use it all the time, especially after realizing that it means “chaste”!

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