Hira


Gender: Feminine
Origin: Arabic
(HEE-rah)

The name is of uncertain meaning but is taken from the name of a cave in Mecca where it is believed the Prophet Mohammed first received his visions and revelations from God through the angel Gabriel.

The name is often used as a feminine given name, bestowed in reference to the event that took place.

Currently, Hira is the 483rd most popular female name in Germany, (2011).

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