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A Quranic Name for Boys

Short meaning of IrfanWise, Wisdom and Decisiveness
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How to pronounce Irfan

Islam + pRay + FAst + New

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Arabic Spelling (How to write Irfan in Arabic)عرفان
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of IrfanErphane Erphan Erphaan Erfane Erfan Erfaane Erfaane Erfaan Eyrphan Eyrphaan Eyrfane Eyrfan Eyrfaan Eirphan Eirphaan
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Quranic Root
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All Quranic baby names derived from AIN-R-F:

Meaning of Irfan

Irfan is an indirect Quranic name for boys. Irfan means “wisdom”, or more correctly, Wisdom with a capital W. It refers to all that is good and true of thoughts and deeds. It is derived from the Ain-R-F root (to know, to recognize), which s used in many places in the Quran.

And when they [the true followers f Jesus] hear what has been revealed to the Messenger, you see their eyes overflowing with tears because of what they have recognized of the truth. They say, “Our Lord, we have believed, so register us among the witnesses. And how could we fail to believe in God and in the truth that has come unto us, when we so fervently desire that our Lord count us among the righteous?” (Quran 5:83-84)

And [after some years,] Joseph’s brothers came [to Egypt] and presented themselves before him: and he knew them [at once], whereas they did not recognize him. (Quran 12:58)

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Thursday 13th of August 2015 12:30:11 PM

    I want to know the combination or zoya and irfan plz rply fast

  2. on Saturday 28th of May 2016 05:32:16 AM

    my son name is irfan salehin farian.But i don’t know what is the exactly meaning of it. Is this is the Quranic and Sun-nah follow.Please give me suggestions

  3. on Saturday 18th of June 2016 06:03:01 AM

    What about Irfan and maham sister

  4. on Sunday 22nd of January 2017 04:39:02 PM

    My name is ifraan and i would like to know the meaning of my name please

  5. on Wednesday 15th of May 2019 10:02:15 PM

    Irfan is a nice name can it be used as a nickname when your name is umar

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