Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Aflah (Name)

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Aflah (transliteration: Aflaḥ, Arabic: أفلح) is an Arabic name for boys that means “one whose lower lip has a crack or separation”.12

There are five Companions of the Prophet Muhammad named Aflah:

  • Aflah brother of Abi al-Qa`ees أفلح أخو أبي القعيس
  • Aflah (freed slave of the Prophet SAW) أفلح مولى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم
  • Aflah (freed slave of Um Salamah) أفلح مولى أم سلمة
  • Aflah (freed slave of Abu Ayyub al-Ansari) أفلح مولى أبي أيوب الأنصاري

Below is the name Aflah written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is the name Aflah written in Arabic kufi script:

Footnotes

  1. Maqayees al-Lughah by Ibn Faris (d. 1004 CE), entry for فَلَحَ.
  2. Taj al-Lughah wa Sihaah al-Arabiyyah by al-Jawhari (d. 1003 CE), entry for فلح.

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