Name: Jafar

Origin and Meaning of the Name Jafar

  • Meaning:
    Stream
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (jah FAR)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Jafar)
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Miscellaneous Info for Jafar

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  • Used in:
    Arabic speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    According to Islam, Jafar appeared as an angel to the Prophet Muhammad. He had been killed in a battle against Byzantium and was the brother of the fourth caliph according to Sunni Muslims and the first Imam to Shi'ites.

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