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A Quranic Name for Boys and Girls

Short meaning of AfnanGrowth and Progress
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How to pronounce Afnan

Up + Fun + New + mAN

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Afnan in Arabic)أَفْنَان
Quranic Nature
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Alternate spellings of AfnanAfnaan Aphnan Aphnaan Efnan Efnaan Ephnane Ephnan Ephnaan Efnane Efnan Efnaane Efnaan Aphnane Aphnan Aphnaan
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Meaning of Afnan

Afnan is a direct Quranic name for boys and girls that means “full spreading branches of trees”, it refers to trees at the peak of growth and fruitfulness. Afnan is used in the Quran in Surat ar-Rahman.

46. But for he who has feared the position of his Lord are two gardens –

47. So which of the favors of your Lord would you deny? –

48. With spreading branches. (Quran 55:46-48)

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Friday 20th of March 2015 07:54:23 PM

    hi i love this name its my name u know people it is

  2. on Tuesday 4th of August 2015 05:02:55 PM

    I want to some suggestions about last name after Afnan.for both boys & girl.please some body help me which last name are more match with Afnan.

  3. on Monday 14th of December 2015 05:39:06 PM

    Afnaan is a both gender name so if we name s boy as afnaan want add a boy name with afnaan?

  4. on Monday 14th of December 2015 05:41:08 PM

    My name is afnaan iam a boy from mutur is located in srilanka

  5. on Monday 7th of March 2016 10:10:18 AM

    I am a girl .My name is Afnan Akter.I am from Bangladesh.

  6. on Saturday 12th of March 2016 08:50:01 AM

    hi my name Afnan Abdikani, i’m girl, i really surprised when i heard AFNAN is both gender name.

  7. on Sunday 10th of April 2016 10:24:08 AM

    Meaning of Afnan
    Afnan is a direct Quranic name for boys and girls that means “full spreading branches of trees”, it refers to trees at the peak of growth and fruitfulness. Afnan is used in the Quran in Surat ar-Rahman.
    Afnan Afnan மீனிங், ஆண்கள் மற்றும் பெண்கள் ஒரு நேரடி குர்ஆனிய பெயர் ‘மரங்கள் முழு பரப்பி கிளைகள்’ அர்த்தம் என்று அது வளர்ச்சி மற்றும் வளமையின் உச்சக்கட்டத்தில் மரங்கள் குறிக்கிறது. Afnan சூரத் AR-ஏ. ஆர். ரகுமான் குர்ஆனில் பயன்படுத்தப்படுகிறது.

  8. on Monday 11th of April 2016 01:53:24 PM

    আমি আমার অনাগত বাচ্চার নাম আফনান রাখতে চাই.ত্রটা আমার খুব পছন্দের নাম.আমি বাংলাদেশ থেকে লিখলাম .নজরুল ইসলাম

  9. on Tuesday 12th of April 2016 12:09:07 AM

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  10. on Thursday 9th of June 2016 07:14:33 PM

    is afnan saleh a meaningful name? somebody plz help

  11. on Thursday 16th of June 2016 01:46:19 AM

    Assalam~o~alaikum! my name is afnan and i m a boy from pakistan..

  12. on Saturday 2nd of July 2016 12:50:05 AM

    Hi,my baby name Afnan shah afridi from pakistan ,i love this name

  13. on Saturday 23rd of July 2016 08:57:50 AM

    HY My Nephew Name is Afnan Ali Shah,Hi Is Very Quit nd Nice Boy, Pakistan

  14. on Sunday 31st of July 2016 08:36:02 PM

    My name is Afnaan and I’m a girl from Somalia! Alhamdulilah I’m happy I have this name. It is unique and I love it! <3

  15. on Thursday 4th of August 2016 07:50:58 PM


  16. on Sunday 25th of September 2016 09:13:54 PM

    Assalamualaikum my baby name is afnaan girl frm nigeria

  17. on Tuesday 18th of October 2016 06:59:06 AM

    My baby’s name Afnan Fatima .I love that name from Pakistan.

  18. on Friday 21st of October 2016 06:14:31 PM

    I want to call my son as a name Afnan Amin. please tell me the full meaning.

  19. on Friday 11th of November 2016 03:25:05 AM

    My name is Afnan and I’m a girl. I was named Afnan because it is unique and a beautiful meaning to it. Since there is a tree in Jannah called Afnan, I’ve decided that if I go to Jannah InshAllah, I will say hi to it!

  20. on Friday 11th of November 2016 03:27:09 AM

    Im Afnan Abubakar. It’s cool that it’s a boy and girl name actually. I am very proud and happy to be named Afnan.

  21. on Friday 11th of November 2016 03:32:12 AM

    I have been doing comments 19 to 21. I’m a Somali and I’m born in Canada. I was born in Ottawa, the capital. Then, when I was a year old, we moved to Edmonton,Alberta, Canada. I love my name.

  22. on Monday 21st of November 2016 04:22:59 AM

    Hi, My cute brother name is Afnan . it’s nice name.


  23. on Wednesday 30th of November 2016 02:05:50 AM

    My name is also afnan
    This name is very rare
    And i love my name

  24. on Thursday 1st of December 2016 03:08:46 PM

    My name is Afnan and I really like my name
    I am lucky to have this name.

  25. on Friday 16th of December 2016 02:17:12 AM

    My girl name is afnan it’s a good. Name.. …..
    For. Calling. Listening. Nd meaningful

  26. on Saturday 24th of December 2016 12:32:51 AM

    my name is afnan arif im from malaysia i love the name of afnan because it is meaning full to me

  27. on Thursday 5th of January 2017 03:39:36 PM

    I`m Hillul Amin Hira, write from Bangladesh, Please any one inform me that, whats the meaning and root of the name `Afnan Ameen Nouad’

  28. on Saturday 4th of February 2017 02:33:26 AM

    Hi,my name is Afnan alhamdulillah I have this beautiful name

  29. on Wednesday 8th of February 2017 03:56:12 PM

    hey thx for this helpful website I first though that afnan is a boy name and now I can be sure that it is a girl name also.And also I learnt the exact meaning of my name

  30. on Sunday 26th of March 2017 12:19:10 AM

    Hi I’m afnan I’m a girl in America I’m gifted and afnan is the best name

  31. on Sunday 16th of April 2017 03:16:27 PM

    it is a name reaching goals

  32. on Thursday 11th of May 2017 06:09:59 PM

    I’m a girl and Afnan is my name!!But I never knew it as a boy name too, but I love my name!<3 Hope you others love it too…

  33. on Wednesday 21st of June 2017 01:53:23 AM

    Can I put ullah as a secind name with afnan ?
    Can it be like Afnan ullah ?

  34. on Tuesday 4th of July 2017 04:15:24 PM

    Iam from nairobi kenya My girl name afnaan i love it that name

  35. on Tuesday 4th of July 2017 04:19:00 PM

    Iam from nairobi kenya My girl name afnaan abdulahi hassan adan i love it that name

  36. on Wednesday 26th of July 2017 02:54:43 PM

    Assalamu alaikum my name is khadija from Nigeria,my daughter is named Afnan,I hope this name will be important to her life.

  37. on Sunday 30th of July 2017 05:11:24 PM

    Hi my name is afnan and i live in saudi and i am 11 years old in saudi in jeddah there is afnan booksenter which my class mates tezz me which i realy hate it. After that told my parent why did u kept my name afnan. They said its the tree branchs name in junnath which allah keep it beacause help us to be dry in rainy weather. And when i went to google and search what is the meaning of afnan then i saw this web site quranicname i was realy happy and i told to my freinds its the of a tree braunch in junnath then they had never tezz me and i thank to this web site for the meaning. But i saw 1 comment that one guy hate that name i am gana say that if u are a muslime u will not tell that words.

  38. on Monday 31st of July 2017 08:25:22 PM

    Mashaa Allah people..I just named my baby girl Nairobi Kenya

  39. on Friday 4th of August 2017 07:21:12 PM

    Assalamu alaikkum ww I am Afnan , I am a boy I am proud of my because wonderful name Afnan So I love my name thank u so much my parents

  40. on Saturday 2nd of September 2017 08:14:59 AM

    Write your comment first daughter name is Afnan may Allah protect them ol

  41. on Friday 8th of September 2017 03:52:56 AM

    My son’s name is AFNAN. I am from USA/Bangladesh. It is a nice, uncommon and unique name. This name is from Quran. Sura Ar-Rahman 55:46-48.

  42. on Saturday 9th of September 2017 02:39:58 PM

    Hi,all name is also Afnan.I can thank all the Afnans if they are really worthy of this understand this quote.

  43. on Sunday 17th of September 2017 07:38:52 AM

    Asslamualykum my son name is Alban his so lucky in Froome Mumba

  44. on Monday 23rd of October 2017 02:13:50 PM

    my name is AFNAN i am from gokak it is located in INDIA. I AM BOY I SO MUCH HAPPY FROM THIS NAME .I LOVE THIS AFNAN NAME.

  45. on Friday 10th of November 2017 05:35:11 AM

    Ma Sha Allah I have given a name Afnan Ahmed Shahid to my beloved son. Alhamdolillah. May Allah SWT bless us all. Aameen

  46. on Monday 13th of November 2017 10:12:59 AM

    Write your comment son name is Afnan Ahmed Assam India

  47. on Saturday 23rd of December 2017 04:39:24 PM


  48. on Saturday 6th of January 2018 11:33:38 AM

    hi my name is fathimath afnan and i am frim india kerala

  49. on Friday 12th of January 2018 10:02:21 AM

    I love this name. It’s so cute name Masha’Allah I wanna keep this name of my baby

  50. on Tuesday 16th of January 2018 11:15:28 AM

    masha Allah i was searching for a name for my new villa .it is located in a very beautiful greeny area. so decided to give the name as Daar Al shaa Allah

  51. on Tuesday 16th of January 2018 11:18:16 AM

    masha Allah i was searching for a name for my new villa .it is located in a very beautiful greeny area. so decided to give the name as Daar Al Afnaan. In shaa Allah

  52. on Wednesday 31st of January 2018 12:16:06 PM

    My New baby Name is Afnan khan.. 20jan 2018 Saturday 2.34pm

  53. on Monday 16th of April 2018 03:30:51 AM

    Is it suitable if I combine Afnan with deen. Afnanuddeen. Please, anyone help me?

  54. on Sunday 6th of May 2018 06:38:50 AM

    name is also Afnan Ahmed Arobi…. i m a girl from Bangladesh

  55. on Friday 25th of May 2018 05:10:25 AM

    Assalam al kum my son name afnan adib india so suggestions please

  56. on Thursday 31st of May 2018 10:36:57 AM

    Affnaan the name of my son,muhammad affnaan living in nigeria.

  57. on Sunday 15th of July 2018 10:36:40 AM

    My daughter’s name is Afnan. However, she doesn’t like it because many boys are Afnan from Bangladesh. Now I will show her this site.

  58. on Saturday 4th of August 2018 03:29:16 PM

    can I get their naan please? or mix veg?…. afnan…


  59. on Sunday 5th of August 2018 04:17:46 AM

    My name is Afnan Najam and i really love this name

  60. on Tuesday 18th of June 2019 12:15:33 AM

    i am thinking of naming my son Muhammad Afnan bin Ahmad. Afnan is mentioned in sura Ar Rahman

  61. on Saturday 10th of August 2019 03:18:25 AM

    I’m Afnan & I’m a Muslim girl….
    & I’m proud to have this name

  62. on Wednesday 11th of September 2019 10:43:27 AM

    my name is muhammad afnan khan and my address is bannu in pakistan

  63. on Sunday 13th of October 2019 02:36:50 PM

    My daughter is called Afnan and love this name. Umar S. Zubair from Kano, Nigeria.

  64. on Wednesday 18th of December 2019 12:14:20 PM

    I named my baby boy AFNAN AHMED and i love it………………………………………………………..

  65. on Monday 3rd of February 2020 06:15:16 AM

    my baby name is muhammad abdur rahman hossan afnan …………..i think this is very beautiful arabic name, i am bangladeshi

  66. on Thursday 17th of September 2020 05:32:42 PM

    i love the name Afnan it’s just so nice

  67. on Monday 28th of December 2020 09:35:06 AM

    I want put My Daugter Afnan Really the Beautyfull Name

  68. on Tuesday 14th of September 2021 12:16:42 PM

    My New baby girl Name is Afnan Abdulkerim from Ethiopia i like

  69. on Thursday 24th of February 2022 05:50:35 AM

    My Name is Suleiman Dabejo from Nigeria
    I will name my new baby boy after this
    Beautiful name Afnan, 26/02/2022
    Insha Allah, Masha Allah.

  70. on Sunday 30th of October 2022 02:09:02 PM

    My name is afnan Muhammad with beautiful Islamic names.
    I have also story with it. I am very luckiest girl.

  71. on Friday 11th of August 2023 03:03:51 PM

    Kya Afnan ladka Rakh sakte hai eske bare me

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