About HumairaGo back to names list
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.
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.
Humaira can possibly be shortened to Maira or Mai. Other, more affectionate, options can include Hummy or RaRa.
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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