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What does Fateema mean?

Fateema Pronunciation of Fateema [fa-teema] as a name for girls has its root in Arabic, and Fateema means "baby's nurse". Fateema is an alternate spelling of Fatima (Arabic): also possibly "one who abstains".

Associated with: arabic.


Fateema has 2 variants: Fateemah and Fatimah.

2 more relations via Fatima: Fatma and Fatmah.

Creative forms:
(female) Fateeca, Fateeda, ..

(male) Fateefe, Fateemo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fateema Alaya (F.A.), ..

How popular is Fateema?

Fateema is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Fateema is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Fatima (#311 a year ago) and Fatimah (#1888) are the popular variation forms of Fateema (outside Top 2000). These relations of Fateema were popular as baby names in 2001 (median #1113) and are almost as common today (#1099, 18%). Fatima is a constant favorite. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fatima, Fatimah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Baseema, Fadheela (see Fadila), Falecia, Faleece, Fareena, Fayetta, Fedelma, Fidelma, Freeda, Hakeema, Haleema, Haleima, Kareema, Kareima, Lateefa, Naeema, Neema, Saleema, Seema and Uleema (see Ulima). These names tend to be more frequently used than Fateema.

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