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What does Fatma mean?

Fatma Pronunciation of Fatma [fat-ma] as a girls' name is of Arabic derivation, and the meaning of the name Fatma is "baby's nurse". Fatma is a variant form of Fatima (Arabic): also possibly "one who abstains".

Associated with: arabic.


Fatma has 1 variant: Fatmah.

3 more alternative forms via Fatima: Fateema, Fateemah and Fatimah.

Creative forms:
(female) Fatam, Fatta, ..

(male) Fatfal, Fatry, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fatma Chelsey (F.C.), ..

How popular is Fatma?

Fatma is an uncommon first name for females. Fatma is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Fatma (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Fatima (#311 from current records) and Fatimah (#1888). Other variants, like Fateemah, are seldom used. These relations of Fatma reached the top of their popularity 14 years ago (usage of 0.08%) and are almost as common today (usage 0.06%, 18%). Fatima has been the most popular choice. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bama, Basma, Cama, Carma, Dalma, Dama, Fabia, Fabra (see Fabia), Fadia, Faida, Faina, Fania, Fanya, Fara, Farra, Fauna, Fawna, Fayda, Fiamma, Fima, Fruma, Halma, Jaima, Jama, Jazma, Kama, Karma, Naama, Naima, Naoma, Padma, Palma, Pama, Rama, Rayma, Salma, Samma, Taima, Talma, Tama, Tamma and Valma. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fatma.

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