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A Non-Quranic Name for Boys

How to pronounce Bandar

BUt + New + DUst + pRay

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Original Spellingبندر
How to write Bandar in the original language, such as Arabic or Persian

This is NOT a Quranic name, but Muslims can use it since it has a good or neutral meaning.

Meaning of Bandar

Bandar is a Persian and Arabic name for boys that means “port”, “port city’, “city by the sea”.

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Tuesday 29th of September 2015 06:45:36 PM

    Be careful with cultural differences though, it means monkey (spelt exactly the same in Urdu Arabic script) throughout Pakistan, Northern India etc.

  2. on Sunday 12th of November 2017 11:50:27 AM

    better to avoide this name as in Urdu and Hindi language it means “Monkey”

  3. on Tuesday 3rd of September 2019 07:48:56 AM

    My name is Bandar (Saudi living in the west). I can always see the reaction in desi people when I tell them my name haha.

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