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Medina

What does Medina mean?

Medina Pronunciation of Medina [med-i-na] as a girls' name is pronounced ma-DEEN-ah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Medina is "city of the Prophet". The city in Saudi Arabia where Muhammad began his campaign to establish Islam.

Associated with: arabic, prophet.

Variations

Medina has 1 variant: Mdina.

Affiliated girl name: Mecca.

Creative forms:
(female) Medisa, Mediva, ..

(male) Medika, Medima, ..

Middle name pairings:
Medina Darla (M.D.), ..

How popular is Medina?

Medina is a rare first name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#176 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. The only popular alternative form of Medina (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 is Mecca. This form of Medina reached the top of its popularity 20 years ago (#1664). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mecca in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Medina is alike in pronunciation to Madena, Madina, Madona, Madonna and Maydena. Other suggested similar names are Adina, Aegina, Aldina, Betina, Cedrina, Celina, Devina, Edina, Enedina, Fedila, Felina, Geina, Gemina, Hedia, Idina, Jedida, Jelina, Jenina, Kenina, Kevina, Leina, Levina, Lexina, Malina, Marina, Masina, Matana, Maxina, Medea, Medeia, Medora, Meena, Meica, Meirna, Melaina, Melana, Melia, Melida, Melina, Melinda, Meline, Melisa, Melita, Meliza, Mellina, Melvina, Mena, Merlina, Merona, Moina, Nadina, Neina, Ondina, Penina, Regina, Reina, Rodina, Sadina, Sebina, Sedona, Selina, Serina, Terina, Undina, Veina, Verina, Vevina, Yemina, Yerina and Zenina. These names tend to be more frequently used than Medina.

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