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A Quranic Name for Girls

Short meaning of KhairaBeautiful and Radiant | Noble, Admirable and Praiseworthy
See below for detailed meaning
How to pronounce Khaira

KHartoum + prAY + RUn

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Khaira in Arabic)خَيْرَةٌ
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of KhairaKhairah Khayrah Kheirah Khera Kheyrah Caireh Cairah Keireh Keirah Kereh Kerah Kayreh Kayrah Keyreh Keyrah
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Meaning of Khaira

Khaira means “good”, the opposite of “bad” and “evil”. It is used in description of the Huris of Paradise in verse 70 of Surat ar-Rahman:

In those gardens there are [Huris who are] good and beautiful. {55:70}

According to Khalid bin Janabah, a respected early scholar of the Arabic language, this name describes:

a woman who comes from a good and honorable lineage, who has a beautiful face, whose behavior is beautiful, who has a lot of wealth, and who is fertile.

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Thursday 30th of July 2015 06:19:11 AM

    Subhanallah I pray ma daughter emulate all the hood things of this name khaira

  2. on Thursday 30th of July 2015 06:20:30 AM

    Subhanallah I pray ma daughter emulate all the good things of this name khaira

  3. on Saturday 16th of April 2016 02:09:09 PM

    my name is kheira and it means “the elite” or “the best”

  4. on Sunday 7th of October 2018 07:46:05 AM

    Insha allah.. she will be my light of my life …
    Khaira Maryam

  5. on Friday 10th of February 2023 12:36:31 AM

    My daughter’s name is Khairah, it means health, wealth and happiness.

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