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Amina

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10k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Amina

"Amina" is a name of Arabic origin, and it means "Trustworthy, honest". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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Borrowing from Arabic أمينة

  1. A female given name of Arabic origin meaning "faithful, trustworthy".
  2. The mother of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

Notable Persons Named Amina

Amina was born in 1961.

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Amina Mohamed is a Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Kenya, Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Justice, National Cohesion, Constitutional Affairs, Permanent Representative of Kenya to the Unit. Amina was born on October 5th, 1961 in British Kenya.

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Amina Wadud is a philosopher. Amina was born on September 25th, 1952 in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Amina Abdallah Arraf al Omari is a teacher.

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Amina Annabi is a pop music singer-songwriter and actress. She was most prominent from 1978 to present. Amina was born on March 5th, 1962 in Carthage, Tunisia.

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Amina Tyler is a student and activist. Amina was given the name Amina Sboui on December 7th, 1994.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Amina

She holds the title Princess of Morocco and Princess ofMorocco. Lalla was born as the child of Mohammed V of Morocco and Lalla Bahia on April 8th, 1954 in Antsirabe. She left this life on August 16th, 2012.

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Redouani was born on September 9th, 1984.

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How popular is the baby name Amina in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1943 5 5 0
1952 5 5 0
1958 7 7 0
1965 12 12 0
1966 6 6 0
1967 13 13 0
1968 9 9 0
1969 24 24 0
1970 20 20 0
1971 42 42 0
1972 52 52 0
1973 52 52 0
1974 54 54 0
1975 61 61 0
1976 60 60 0
1977 55 55 0
1978 70 70 0
1979 70 70 0
1980 70 70 0
1981 77 77 0
1982 64 64 0
1983 62 62 0
1984 61 61 0
1985 75 75 0
1986 89 89 0
1987 76 76 0
1988 93 93 0
1989 85 85 0
1990 86 86 0
1991 90 90 0
1992 90 90 0
1993 110 110 0
1994 128 128 0
1995 141 141 0
1996 152 152 0
1997 173 173 0
1998 178 178 0
1999 183 183 0
2000 215 215 0
2001 199 199 0
2002 237 237 0
2003 277 277 0
2004 269 269 0
2005 286 286 0
2006 265 265 0
2007 357 357 0
2008 385 385 0
2009 399 399 0
2010 403 403 0
2011 364 364 0
2012 407 407 0
2013 447 447 0
2014 781 781 0
2015 1,061 1,061 0
2016 1,100 1,100 0

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Popularity of Amina as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Amina U.S.
  White 9.80% 64.26%
  African American 14.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 42.65% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 29.90% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Amina

People with the last name Amina are most frequently African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Amina

  • How Popular is the name Amina? Amina is the 2,447th most popular name of all time. As a last name Amina was the 90,495th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Amina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,152 babies born with the first name Amina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amina to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1943 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Amina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amina is Sunday, May 13th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Amina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amina was in 2016 with a total of 1,100 babies. That's a lot of babies named Amina!
  • Random Amina Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amina is not a popular baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Amina: Your name in reverse order is Anima. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aaimn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Amina? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 204 people with the last name Amina.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Amina? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Amina as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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