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A Quranic Name for Boys and Girls

Meaning: Star

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

Full Meaning of Najem

Najem is a direct Quranic name for boys and girls that means “star”, “luminary”, “source of inspiration”. The word Najem is mentioned four times in the Quran, and is also the name of chapter 53 of the Quran: Surat an-Najem.

as well as [various other] means of orientation: for [it is] by the stars that men find their way. (Quran 16:16)

I call to witness the star when it goes down. (Quran 53:1)

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