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.


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VARIANTS: Gafar, Jaffar, Jaffer