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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zaynab

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  • According to a user from Canada, the name Zaynab is of Arabic origin and means "The beauty of father".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Zaynab is of Arabic origin and means "Precious jewel".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Zaynab is of Unknown origin and means "Fragrant Flower".
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Wiktionary

Arabic زينب, literally "fragrant flower".

  1. A female given name
  2. (Islam) The daughter of the prophet Muhammad.
  3. (Islam) The granddaughter of the prophet Muhammad.

Notable Persons Named Zaynab

Zaynab was born as the child of Ali and Fatimah in 626 in Medina. She breathed her last breath in 62.

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Zaynab was born as the child of Jahsh ibn Riyab and Umama bint Abdulmuttalib in 590. She passed away in 641.

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Zaynab Al-Ghazali was a founder of the muslim women's association and founder of the muslim women's association (jam'iyyat al-sayyidaat al-muslimaat). Zaynab was born on January 2nd, 1917 in Egypt. She left this life on August 3rd, 2005.

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Zaynab was born as the child of Ahmed Khadr and Maha el-Samnah in 1979 in Ottawa.

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Zaynab was born in 1950 in Borno State.

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Zaynab was born in 1860. Zaynab is also known as Fawwaz and Zaynab;. She breathed her last breath in 1914.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Zaynab

Lalla was born in 1850. She left this life in 1904.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1982 8 8 0
1985 6 6 0
1986 10 10 0
1987 8 8 0
1988 5 5 0
1990 9 9 0
1991 11 11 0
1992 17 17 0
1993 17 17 0
1994 24 24 0
1995 12 12 0
1996 12 12 0
1997 21 21 0
1998 32 32 0
1999 26 26 0
2000 24 24 0
2001 45 45 0
2002 36 36 0
2003 37 37 0
2004 57 57 0
2005 41 41 0
2006 47 47 0
2007 61 61 0
2008 59 59 0
2009 59 59 0
2010 60 60 0
2011 56 56 0
2012 84 84 0
2013 102 102 0
2014 99 99 0
2015 133 133 0
2016 146 146 0
2017 121 121 0

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Popularity of Zaynab as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Zaynab

  • How Popular is the name Zaynab? Zaynab is the 8,189th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zaynab have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,485 babies born with the first name Zaynab in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zaynab to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zaynab? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Zaynab first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zaynab is Thursday, November 5th, 1925.
  • What year had the most people named Zaynab born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zaynab was in 2016 with a total of 146 babies.
  • Random Zaynab Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zaynab is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Zaynab: Your name in reverse order is Banyaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nybzaa. How do you pronounce that?

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