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Sohair

A Quranic Name for Boys

Meaning: Alert, Wakeful and Unsleeping

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

Full Meaning of Sohair

Sohair is an indirect Quranic name for boys that means “wakeful 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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