[ 2 syll. a-fra, af-ra ] The baby girl name Afra is pronounced aa-FRAH †.
1: Afra is of Latin origin. It is used mainly in English and Iranian. The meaning of Afra is 'woman from Africa'. The name was first used by Romans as a nickname for a woman from Africa, which was then the area around Carthage. It was later taken to imply people of dark hair and color.
Afra has 13 variants. Variants of the name include Affera, Affery, Affra, Affrah, Affrey, Affrie, Affrye, Afraa, Afrah, Afria, Afrya, Afryah, and Aphra.
2: Afra's language of origin is Arabic and it is also predominantly used in Arabic. Here, it means 'whitish red, pink'.
Derivatives of the name include the Arabic Affera, the Arabic Affra, and the Arabic Aphra.
3: Afra is of Hebrew origin. It is used mainly in Arabic, Hebrew, and Italian. Meaning: 'young deer'. Afra is the feminine version of the Italian Afro.
See also the related categories, red, dark, romans, deer, italian, young, hair, and arabic.
Afra is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Afra include Abhra, Abir, Abire, Afri, Ammber, Aphra, Aphrah, Aphro, Aubary, Aubra, Aubray, Aubrea, Aubree, Aubrey, Aubri, Aubrie, Avri, Avrie, Ivriyah, and Ofra.
† English pronunciation for Afra: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"