Fatima - girls name

Fatima name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Fatima name meaning:

The name Fatima is of Arabic origin and holds significant cultural and historical importance. It is derived from the Arabic word "Fatimah," which means "one who abstains." Fatima holds a special place in Islamic tradition as it was the name of the daughter of Prophet Muhammad and his wife Khadijah. She is highly regarded for her piety, wisdom, and purity.

The name Fatima is often associated with virtues such as strength, faith, and devotion. It is considered a noble and honorable name, and many Muslim families choose to name their daughters Fatima to pay homage to the Prophet's daughter. The name Fatima is also seen as a symbol of hope and inspiration for many Muslim women, representing qualities such as resilience, modesty, and selflessness.

In addition to its religious significance, the name Fatima has gained popularity worldwide, transcending cultural and religious boundaries. It has become a symbol of empowerment and female strength, with many girls and women proudly bearing the name. The name Fatima carries a rich history and meaning, representing noble qualities and serving as a reminder of the values and virtues one should strive for.

Origin: Arabic

Daughter of Muhammad.

Related names

Fatima , Fatimah

Other girls names beginning with F


Overall UK ranking: 130 out of 5581

397 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (245)

Historical popularity of Fatima

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