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A Quranic Name for Boys and Girls

Meaning: High Status, Exalted, Sublime and Superb

Anphah is variant of Anfa and has the exact same meaning and pronunciation (see below for full meaning). You can use either Anphah or Anfa, both are correct and acceptable. If you like this variant more and you'd like to pronounce it the way it is spelled (different than the original name), this is perfectly acceptable. For more details please see the main entry at: Anfa.

Full Meaning of Anphah

Anphah is an indirect Quranic name for boys and girls that means “self-respect” and “dignity”. The root of this name is A-N-F (which means “now” and “nose”, among other meanings), used in the Quran in Surat Muhammad:

Now among those [hapless sinners] are such as [pretend to] listen to thee, [O Muhammad,] and then, as soon as they leave thy presence, speak [with scorn] unto those who have understood [thy mes­sage]: “What is it that he has said just now?” It is such as these whose hearts God has sealed because they [always] followed but their own lusts. (Quran 47:16)

Anphah is also a Berber (from the Morocco area) word meaning “top”. This meaning can be used as a name to, but it might not derive from the Quran.

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