A Quranic Name for Boys
Meaning: Alert, Wakeful and Unsleeping
Saheyr is variant of Sahir and has the exact same meaning and pronunciation (see below for full meaning). You can use either Saheyr or Sahir, 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: Sahir.
Full Meaning of Saheyr
Saheyr is an indirect Quranic a name for boys that means “one who stays up late at night”, “one who spends the night caring for a sick person”. It is derived from the S-H-R root which is used in the Quran in verse 79:14:
[But,] then, that [Last Hour] will be but a single cry, and suddenly [the dead] will be wide awake. (Quran 79:13-14)
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