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Somairah

A Quranic Name for Girls

Meaning: Good Friend and Companion

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

Full Meaning of Somairah

Somairah is a Quranic name for girls that means “night companion in conversation”, a beloved friend who stays up with her friends to talk. It is the diminutive form of the name Samira. It is not directly mentioned in the Quran, but its root is S-M-R which is used in the Quran in 19:52 when speaking of a group of people in Makkah who made fun of the Quran at the time of the Prophet, peace and blessings of Allah upon him:

behaving arrogantly, you would talk senselessly [about the Quran] far into the night.

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