Meaning: Prince (singular) , Kuir: Princes (Plural), The Crown Prince (as an emphasis on equality. The word literally means son, or Prince and not "princess" as the common misconception and interpretation)
Spiritual Significance 📖Ang 417 Line 9 Raag Asa: Guru Nanak Dev
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ਬਾਬਰਵਾਣੀ ਫਿਰਿ ਗਈ ਕੁਇਰੁ ਨ ਰੋਟੀ ਖਾਇ ॥੫॥
Baabaravaanee Fir Gee Kueir N Rottee Khaae ||5||
बाबरवाणी फिरि गई कुइरु न रोटी खाइ ॥५॥
Since Baabar's rule has been proclaimed, even the princes have no food to eat. ||5||
Some may generally and unknowlingly assume that the name means Princess. A prince however, has a claim to the proverbial throne, inheritance, social and fianancial equity. Thus, a Kaur is rightfully a Crown Prince.
Since nearly all Sikh names are gender neutral, the name Singh or Kaur will specify the gender of the child. A male is a Singh and a female is a Kaur. Welcome to the social revolution started by Guru Nanak Dev ji and formalized by Guru Gobind Singh Ji, nearly 500 years ago.