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Edan

A Quranic Name for Boys

Meaning: Announcement

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

Full Meaning of Edan

Edan is a direct Quranic name for boys that means “announcement”, “call to prayer”, it refers to the call to prayer that’s recited five times a day at the mosque to let people know that prayers will be held soon.

And an announcement from Allah and His Messenger, to the people (assembled) on the day of the Great Pilgrimage,- that Allah and His Messenger dissolve (treaty) obligations with the Pagans. If then, ye repent, it were best for you; but if ye turn away, know ye that ye cannot frustrate Allah. And proclaim a grievous penalty to those who reject Faith. (Quran 9:3)

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