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What does Amina mean?

Amina Pronunciation of Amina [am-i-na] as a girls' name is pronounced ah-MEEN-ah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Amina is "honest, faithful". Mother of the prophet Muhammad.

Associated with: arabic, faithful (determined), prophet.


Amina has 6 variants: Ameena, Ameenah, Amena, Aminah, Amineh and Amynah.

Creative forms:
(female) Amida, Amman, ..

(male) Amain, Amiain, ..

Middle name pairings:
Amina Molly (A.M.), ..

How popular is Amina?

Amina is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2236 out of 4276, Top 52%) and also a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#85643 out of 150436, Top 57%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Amina entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #303 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amina name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amina outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. The only other prominent related form of Amina (#303 in recent rankings) appearing in the Top 2000 is Aminah (#902 in recent rankings). These forms of Amina were popular in 2015 (median #602). Amina has been the most well-known version, though Aminah has grown popular as well over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Amina, Aminah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Amina and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Amina is alike in pronunciation to Amana, Amani, Emina, Imani, Yamina, Yaminah and Yemina. Other recommended names are Abila, Abina, Adamina, Adana, Adena, Adiba, Adina, Adinah, Adine, Aegina, Afia, Afiwa, Aila, Aina, Ainah, Alena, Alika, Alina, Alisa, Almina, Amaia, Amala, Amanda, Amaya, Ami, Amia, Amica, Amicah, Amika, Amil, Amilya, Aminta, Amira, Amisa, Amit, Amita, Amiya, Amynta, Ania, Anima, Anina, Aninna, Annina, Anona, Arica, Arina, Ariya, Armina, Arminda, Arminta, Arna, Arona, Athina, Atifa, Auina, Avana, Azia, Aziza, Drina, Edina, Faina, Gina, Mdina, Nina, Orina, Raina, Sina and Vina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Amina.

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