First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Halimah

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Alt. Meaning

H is for handy, the helpful you.

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

L is for luster, your shine.

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

Notable Persons Named Halimah

Halimah Yacob is a Minister of State, Ministry of Community Development, Youth, Sports, and 9th Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore. Halimah was born on August 23rd, 1954 in Singapore.


Halimah Mohamed Sadique is a Member of the Johor State Assembly for Pasir Raja and Member of theJohorState Assembly forPasir Raja. Halimah was born on February 2nd, 1962 in Johor, Federation of Malaya.


Fun Facts about the name Halimah

  • How Popular is the name Halimah? Halimah is the 17,822nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Halimah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 429 babies born with the first name Halimah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Halimah to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Halimah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Halimah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Halimah is Friday, February 12th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Halimah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Halimah was in 2009 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Random Halimah Factoid: According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Halimah is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1979.
  • Weird things about the name Halimah: Your name in reverse order is Hamilah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahihalm. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Halimah born Nov 21, 1952

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Canada approximately on 1525. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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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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