Fatimah - girls name

Fatimah name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 94%

Fatimah name meaning:

The name Fatimah is of Arabic origin and holds significant cultural and historical importance. It is derived from the Arabic word "fatama," which means "to wean" or "to abstain." Fatimah is an esteemed name in Islam, as it was the name of Prophet Muhammad's daughter, Fatimah bint Muhammad. She is highly revered for her piety, wisdom, and devotion to God, making her an influential figure in Islamic history.

The name Fatimah carries deep symbolic meaning within the Muslim community. It represents virtue, strength, and purity. It also embodies the characteristics of patience, resilience, and selflessness. Many Muslim parents choose this name for their daughters in the hopes that they will inherit the qualities associated with the original Fatimah, such as deep religious faith, moral integrity, and a commitment to serving others.

In addition to its religious significance, the name Fatimah has gained popularity across various cultures and regions, reflecting its universal appeal. It embodies a rich heritage and a profound connection to spirituality, making it a meaningful choice for parents seeking a name that reflects their values and aspirations for their daughter.

Origin: Arabic

Variant of Fatima. Daughter of the Prophet Muhammad; one of four perfect women mentioned in the Koran. The other three were Aisha; Khadijah; and Mary.

Related names

Fatima , Fatimah

Other girls names beginning with F


Overall UK ranking: 324 out of 5581

147 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (558)

Historical popularity of Fatimah

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