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A Quranic Name for Boys and Girls

Meaning: Light and Radiance

Echraaq is variant of Ishraq and has the exact same meaning and pronunciation (see below for full meaning). You can use either Echraaq or Ishraq, 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: Ishraq.

Full Meaning of Echraaq

Echraaq is a direct Quranic name for boys and girls that means “sunrise”, “daybreak”, and more figuratively it means “illumination”, “emergence”, “vividness”. Echraaq is used in the Quran in verse 18 of chapter 38:

 We caused the mountains to join [Prophet David] in extolling Our limitless glory at sunset and at sunrise. (Quran 38:18)

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