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"Naima" is a jazz tune written by legendary saxophonist John Coltrane in 1960. Juanita Naima Grubb, called Naima, was the birth name of Coltrane's first wife. They were married for eight years before they divorced.
-- WeloveyouJesseLacey  5/13/2006
Naima Mora was the winner of America's Next Top Model Cycle 4. She was also named for John Coltrane's jazz tune "Naima".
-- Joan-Ay  10/29/2007
Naima Adedayo is an American Idol contestant (2011) from Milwaukee, WI.
-- Dessa  3/25/2011
I find this name very pretty! Would personally pronounce it Nah-ee-mah.

Its meaning of consolation / comfort is common in some form across Aramaic, Hebrew, and Arabic.

It is quite possible that the original form of the male name Barnabas was in fact Bar-Na'ama or "Son of Comfort" in Aramaic.
-- gracesingh  3/6/2015

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