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What does Afra mean?

Afra Pronunciation of Afra as a girls' 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). Also form of Ophrah. Also form of Orpah.


ASSOCIATED WITH arabic, young, deer, earth, england, 17th century


VARIANTS Affera, Affery, Affra, Aphra



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How popular is Afra?

Afra is a rare first name for females. Afra is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Afra has not been ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Afra name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Afra outside U.S.

Similar Names

Afra is alike in pronunciation to Aphria, Ofra and Ophra. Other recommended sound-alike names are Abra, Abrah, Abri, Ada, Adara, Adira, Adora, Adra, Adria, Aeran, Afia, Afiwa, Afrika, Afua, Airi, Aja, Ajua, Ala, Alea, Alfa, Alfre, Alia, Alma, Alva, Alya, Amara, Amyra, Ana, Andra, Anja, Anora, Ara, Arda, Arna, Arza, Asa, Asha, Ashra, Asma, Asta, Aura, Aural, Aurea, Auria, Avia, Azora, Azra, Azura, Cara, Cera, Dara, Edra, Eira, Iara, Ira, Kira, Kyra, Lira, Mera, Mira, Mora, Nera, Nira, Ofira, Orra, Rora, Sara, Sera, Tara, Tyra, Zara and Zora. These names tend to be more commonly used than Afra.

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