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A Quranic Name for Girls

Short meaning of SumairaGood Friend and Companion
See below for detailed meaning
How to pronounce Sumaira

Smart + pUt + MAY + RUn

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Arabic Spelling (How to write Sumaira in Arabic)سُمَيْرَة
Quranic Nature
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Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of SumairaSumairah Somaira Somairah Sumayra Soumayra Suemaira Someireh Someirah Somereh Somerah Somayreh Somayrah Someyreh Someyrah Somaireh
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Meaning of Sumaira

Sumaira 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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Reader Comments:

  1. on Monday 10th of November 2014 09:32:39 AM

    can u plz tell the meaning of the name “sumera”. my friends say that it means “Dark Night”…is it true??? should i change my name??? plz do rply as soon as possible…i’m worried a lot…

  2. on Wednesday 12th of November 2014 05:55:57 AM

    @1: Sumera is another spelling of Sumaira (the name above). It can also mean “dark night” like you said, but there is nothing wrong with the meaning. The names Sameer, Sumair, Sameera and Sumairah all have the same meaning and are very common Muslim names, therefore there is no reason to be worried.

  3. on Wednesday 30th of December 2015 10:04:17 PM

    If the meaning of the name is like making fun out of the prophet or Quran or anything bad, will you have the features of that meaning? And the baby which will grow up, will the meaning of their name be their personality? Like features for example?

  4. on Sunday 29th of October 2017 04:15:57 PM

    I like the name sumaira bcs it is my name very beautiful & unique name

  5. on Tuesday 23rd of October 2018 08:11:03 PM

    sumera means princess ur frnd lie to plz dnt change ur name my nme iz also Sumera

  6. on Tuesday 30th of April 2019 11:52:59 AM

    My name is Sumaira, and it means brownish. I have met three Sumaira and they all have brown skin tone including mine. Every one in my family is light skin tone except me. Does my name has to do anything with my skin tone? Please answer.

  7. on Wednesday 11th of September 2019 06:42:35 PM

    The ayah Qur’an you have mentioned 19.52. I found it worng and did not found the word S-M-R there could you please correct that.

  8. on Thursday 14th of November 2019 06:07:58 PM

    my skin colour is brownish so can i change my name sumaira i like white colour

  9. on Thursday 14th of November 2019 06:09:31 PM

    plzz tell me what i can do i change my name

    like nor fatima etc

  10. on Saturday 17th of December 2022 07:24:09 AM

    This nation and its obsession with fair colour! God sake! Be the original version of yourself and love yourself as the way you are! My name is also sumaira, so what??…i don’t even think of changing my name. Plz come out of this inferiority complex bcz Allah has created everyone equal.

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