Fatimah

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Fatimah

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     Arabic
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     Islamic/Muslim
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  • A submission from Saudi Arabia says the name Fatimah means "Means "to abstain" in Arabic." and is of Arabic origin.
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  1. Youngest daughter of the prophet Mohammed and wife of the fourth calif Ali; revered especially by Shiite Muslims (606-632)

Notable Persons Named Fatimah

She holds the title al-Siddeeqah, al-Mubarakah, al-Tahirah, al-Zakiyyah, al-Radhiyah, al-Muhaddathah, al-Batool, al-Zahra, Syedatun Nisa al-Alamin, al-Siddeeqah (The Truthful Woman), al-Mubarakah (The Blessed Woman), al-Tahirah (The Pure Woman), al-Zakiyyah (The Chaste/Innoc. Fatimah was born as the child of Muhammad and Khadija bint Khuwaylid in 604 in Mecca. She passed away in 3.

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Emma Maembong is an actress, arts artist, model, actor, model (people), and arts artist andmodel. She was most active from 2012 to present. Emma was given the name Fatimah Rohani binti Ismail on March 27th, 1992 in Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia.

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Syahrini is an actress, singer, songwriter, and dancer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present. Syahrini was given the name Fatimah Syahrini Jaelani on August 1st, 1982 in Sukabumi. Syahrini is also known as Princess Syahrini.

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Fatimah was given the name Fāṭimah bint ʾAsad by her parent Asad ibn Hashim in 68. She died in 4.

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She holds the title Queen consort of Libya. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1951 to 1969. Fatimah was born as the child of Ahmed Sharif as-Senussi in 1911 in Kufra. She passed away on October 3rd, 2009.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Fatimah

She holds the title al-Siddeeqah, al-Mubarakah, al-Tahirah, al-Zakiyyah, al-Radhiyah, al-Muhaddathah, al-Batool, al-Zahra, Syedatun Nisa al-Alamin, al-Siddeeqah (The Truthful Woman), al-Mubarakah (The Blessed Woman), al-Tahirah (The Pure Woman), al-Zakiyyah (The Chaste/Innoc. Fatimah was born as the child of Muhammad and Khadija bint Khuwaylid in 604 in Mecca. She passed away in 3.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1959 6 6 0
1962 6 6 0
1963 7 7 0
1964 5 5 0
1965 9 9 0
1966 7 7 0
1967 7 7 0
1968 7 7 0
1969 7 7 0
1970 5 5 0
1971 5 5 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 14 14 0
1974 16 16 0
1975 28 28 0
1976 32 32 0
1977 39 39 0
1978 51 51 0
1979 50 50 0
1980 58 58 0
1981 66 66 0
1982 74 74 0
1983 52 52 0
1984 49 49 0
1985 39 39 0
1986 50 50 0
1987 56 56 0
1988 49 49 0
1989 45 45 0
1990 50 50 0
1991 42 42 0
1992 68 68 0
1993 73 73 0
1994 51 51 0
1995 48 48 0
1996 47 47 0
1997 48 48 0
1998 62 62 0
1999 62 62 0
2000 70 70 0
2001 53 53 0
2002 58 58 0
2003 76 76 0
2004 65 65 0
2005 54 54 0
2006 56 56 0
2007 72 72 0
2008 86 86 0
2009 72 72 0
2010 78 78 0
2011 86 86 0
2012 99 99 0
2013 93 93 0
2014 105 105 0
2015 107 107 0
2016 116 116 0
2017 115 115 0
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International Interest for Fatimah

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Popularity of Fatimah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Fatimah

  • How Popular is the name Fatimah? Fatimah is the 5,386th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Fatimah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,858 babies born with the first name Fatimah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Fatimah to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Fatimah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1959 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Fatimah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Fatimah is Friday, February 10th, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Fatimah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Fatimah was in 2016 with a total of 116 babies.
  • Random Fatimah Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Fatimah is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Fatimah: Your name in reverse order is Hamitaf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Miaafth. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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