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A Quranic Name for Girls

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

Full Meaning of Napheiseh

Napheiseh is an indirect Quranic name for girls. It means valuable, precious, extremely desired. It’s literal meaning is “something so good and valuable that people compete for it”, derived from the N-F-S root (to breathe, to compete), which is mentioned in many places in the Quran.

I call to witness the morning time, as it softly breathes. (Quran 81:18)

They are provided with the drink of a sealed nectar. And for this, let those who like to compete, place their competition. (Quran 83:25-26)

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