Zainab

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zainab

User Submitted Origins

Arabic
82%
English
9%
African
3%
Urdu,Indian
3%
Indian (Sanskrit)
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Zainab is of Arabic origin and means "A fathers special jewel".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Zainab means "Aromatic" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Zainab is of Arabic origin and means "Beautiful and Mohammed (SAW) daughters name".
  • A user from India says the name Zainab is of Unknown origin and means "Pride of father".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Zainab is of Arabic origin and means "Beauty".

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Wiktionary
  1. Alternative form of Zaynab

Notable Persons Named Zainab

Zainab Salbi is a founder, former ceo of women for women international, women for women international, and former ceo ofwomen for women international. Zainab was born in 24 in Baghdad.

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Zainab Qayyum is a model (people), actor, and presenter. Zainab was born Zainab Qayyum in 1975 in Karachi.

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Zainab was born as the child of Abdulhadi al-Khawaja in 1983 in Bahrani people.

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Zainab Balogun is an actor, celebrity, model (people), actress, television personality, and model. She was most active from 2006 to present. Zainab was born Zainab Balogun on October 10th, 1989 in London.

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Zainab was born in Rajasthan.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Zainab

Zainab was born in Rajasthan.

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Hassan Abo Zainab is an athlete for the Hutteen SC.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1957 5 5 0
1958 7 7 0
1974 7 7 0
1975 5 5 0
1976 6 6 0
1977 7 7 0
1978 12 12 0
1979 9 9 0
1980 19 19 0
1981 18 18 0
1982 28 28 0
1983 23 23 0
1984 25 25 0
1985 27 27 0
1986 28 28 0
1987 32 32 0
1988 30 30 0
1989 32 32 0
1990 47 47 0
1991 49 49 0
1992 44 44 0
1993 51 51 0
1994 75 75 0
1995 84 84 0
1996 98 98 0
1997 93 93 0
1998 116 116 0
1999 118 118 0
2000 142 142 0
2001 164 164 0
2002 146 146 0
2003 154 154 0
2004 169 169 0
2005 168 168 0
2006 178 178 0
2007 171 171 0
2008 193 193 0
2009 212 212 0
2010 221 221 0
2011 219 219 0
2012 247 247 0
2013 260 260 0
2014 302 302 0
2015 288 288 0
2016 301 301 0
2017 307 307 0

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Popularity of Zainab as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Zainab

  • How Popular is the name Zainab? Zainab is the 3,821st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zainab have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,937 babies born with the first name Zainab in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zainab to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zainab? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zainab first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zainab is Sunday, July 14th, 1901.
  • What year had the most people named Zainab born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zainab was in 2017 with a total of 307 babies.
  • Random Zainab Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zainab is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Zainab: Your name in reverse order is Baniaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nbiaza. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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