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Jaafari may refer to:


Jafar is used as a male first name while Jaafari is used as a family name in Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia and South Asia. The last name "Jaafari" is highly respected in the Middle East[citation needed], especially in Iran, Pakistan, Syria, Lebanon, etc. and it may mean "belong to Ja'far", a reference to Ja'far al-Sadiq, the holy Sixth Imam and a revered figure by Sunni and Shiite Muslims alike. Some "Jaafari" trace their lineage directly to the holy Sixth Imam.

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