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A Quranic Name for Girls

Short meaning of NajmaStar
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How to pronounce Najma

NUmber + Jump + MUst

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Najma in Arabic)نَجْمَة
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of NajmaNajmah Najema Najemah Nejme Nejmeh Nejime Nejimah Negmeh Negmah Nejmeh Nejmah Nagmeh Nagmah Najmeh Negme
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Meaning of Najma

Najma is an indirect Quranic name for girls that means “star”, “any brilliant heavenly body (including planets, such as Venus)”, “source of inspiration”. The word Najma is derived from the N-J-M root which is used in many places in the Quran.

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

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Thursday 29th of September 2016 07:45:32 PM

    Wow.its such a lovely name.i will like to oneday name my daughter Najma

  2. on Monday 10th of April 2017 10:30:43 PM

    My name is Najma I’m so lucky that my mother chose it for me

  3. on Friday 9th of June 2017 09:17:22 AM

    my name is also najama . most thankful for giving information

  4. on Tuesday 15th of May 2018 02:25:25 AM

    i choose this as first name of my daughter.. i know she is a like star that give bright and shimmering to my life in shaa allah

  5. on Friday 13th of December 2019 07:46:37 PM

    Write your comment name is Najma and am soo proud of my name..thanks mum for choosing this name for me

  6. on Wednesday 2nd of June 2021 02:30:30 PM

    Everybody saying that my mother give it to me bt my name is also najma and am thankfullof my father for giving this beautiful name to me ….

  7. on Monday 27th of September 2021 01:54:37 AM

    My father names me Najma after a special lady . Mashallah as I’m the Islamic star by the crescent moon ❤️ I Love you Allah

  8. on Thursday 28th of July 2022 03:04:09 PM

    Alhamdulillah my name is najma I m very thankful to my parents to choose me this name yessss I’m sooo lucky gal

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