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Hooury

A Quranic Name for Girls

Meaning: Beautiful and Radiant

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

Full Meaning of Hooury

Hooury (also spelled in English dictionaries as Houri) is an indirect Quranic name for girls that means “splendid companion of Paradise”, “lovely-eyed”, “with modest gaze”, and in general use it means “extremely beautiful”. Hooury is the Persian and Turkish way of referring to the companions of Paradise, which is the shortened form of the Arabic word Hoouryyah. It is derived from the H6-W-R root which is used in a number of places in the Quran.

[There the blest will live with their] companions pure and modest, in pavilions [splendid] (Quran 55:72)

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