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Afra meaning and name origin
Afra \a-fra, af-ra\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew and Arabic origin, and the meaning of Afra is "young deer; color of earth". The first female professional writer in England was named Aphra Behn (late 17th century).
Afra has 4 variant forms: Affera, Affery, Affra and Aphra.
For more information, see also related names Ophrah and Orpah.
Baby names that sound like Afra are Ofra and Ofira.
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Popularity of Afra
Afra is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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