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Given Name JAFAR
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Arabic
OTHER SCRIPTS: جعفر (Arabic)
Meaning & History
Means "stream" in Arabic. Jafar ibn Abi Talib was a cousin of the Prophet Muhammad who was killed fighting against Byzantium in the 7th century. Another notable bearer was Jafar al-Sadiq, the sixth Shia imam.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Gafar, Jaffar, Jaffer