Humaira

Gender:girl

Meaning:Reddish colour

Origin:Arabic

Pronunciation:hugh MARE ah

Variations:Humayra

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About Humaira

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This is a fairly culturally-orientated name and is most likely not used outside of Arabic families. Even within Arabic speaking countries, it is not a very common name. However, if you’re looking for a unique name, Aaban certainly fits the bill.

Detailed Meaning

The name Humaira means ‘reddish colour’ in Arabic. In Islamic belief it was the nickname that the prophet Muhammad gave to his wife Aisha due to her rosy red cheeks.

Famous People With This Name

Humaira Channa is a famous Pakistani singer, Humaira Begum was the last Queen consort of Afghanistan, Humaira Abid is a Pakistani contemporary artist and Humaira Hasan is a Pakistani diplomat and current ambassador to Spain and Andorra.

Possible Nicknames

Humaira can possibly be shortened to Maira or Mai. Other, more affectionate, options can include Hummy or RaRa.

Related Names

Humaira can also be spelt Humairah (which shares the same meaning) or Humera (a slightly different spelling and could also have another additional meaning).

Stories Featuring This Name

Humaira was the nickname that Muhammad gave to his wife, Aisha bint Abu Bakr. She was known as being extremely scholarly and inquisitive, in addition to having very red cheeks.

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