Aminah - girls name

Aminah name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 92%

Aminah name meaning:

The name Aminah is of Arabic origin and holds significant cultural and linguistic symbolism. The name derives from the Arabic word "amin" which means "trustworthy," "honest," or "faithful." As such, Aminah carries a positive connotation, reflecting qualities such as reliability, sincerity, and integrity.

In Islamic tradition, Aminah holds even more significance as it was the name of the mother of the Prophet Muhammad. Aminah bint Wahb was known for her noble character and piousness, and she played a crucial role in shaping the life of the Prophet. This association adds a layer of religious and historical meaning to the name Aminah, making it highly regarded within Muslim communities.

Choosing the name Aminah for a girl signifies the desire for her to possess qualities of trustworthiness, honesty, and faithfulness. It reflects the hope that she will be a reliable and sincere individual who upholds moral values and stands by her word. The name Aminah carries deep cultural and religious roots, symbolizing the strength and virtue associated with the mother of the Prophet Muhammad.

Origin: African

Trustworthy (Swahili).

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Overall UK ranking: 447 out of 5581

98 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (792)

Historical popularity of Aminah

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