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Gender: Female Meaning of Afra: "color of earth; dust" Origin of Afra: Arabic; Hebrew

The name Afra is a girl's name of Arabic, Hebrew origin meaning "color of earth; dust". Afra and is often added to lists like Unique Girl Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

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Earthier version of the name of England's first female professional writer, Aphra Behn.

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Pop Culture References for the name Afra

Affra, Affera, Afraa, Affrie, Affery, Affrey, Aphra

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iipostmvh Says:


I definitely prefer the Aphra spelling. Afra reminds me of afro, which is horrible, but just not the association I'd want.