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Naima 1

Naima 2
Gender Feminine
Scripts نعيمة(Arabic) নাইমা(Bengali) Наима(Uzbek Cyrillic)
Pronounced Pron. na-‘EE-mah(Arabic)
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Other Forms FormsNaïma, Na'ima, Naimah

Meaning & History

Alternate transcription of Na'ima primarily used in Northern Africa as well as the Bengali, Uzbek, Maranao, and Maguindanao form of the name.

In the case of Naima Mora, she was named after a composition by John Coltrane. The composition is named after Coltrane's wife Juanita Naima Grubbs who has adopted the Arabic name.
Added 4/26/2015 by Callirrhoe
Edited 4/29/2020 by elbowin, LMS, highexpectasians and more


See Also

Na'ima, Naïma