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Aminah is a beautiful name for girls that comes from the Arabic culture. It is a play on the words “amina” or “amin.” Despite having such a rich background, Aminah is just over a top 2,000 name in America.

Meaning of the Name Aminah

Aminah has two origin stories within the Arabic culture. Some say that it is the feminine form of Amin, which comes from the word “amin.” Others, however, believe that Aminah derives from the term “amina.”

Aminah means “feel safe” if it comes from the Arabic word “amina.” If it is the feminine form of Amin, however, it derives from “amin.” “Amin” translates to “truthful.”

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Nicknames for Aminah

Aminah is a beautiful and refined name. It is kindhearted and approachable and is usually fairly easy to come up with a fun nickname to match. Feel free to come up with your own, but if you're looking for a little inspiration, we've come up with a list to get you started:

Aminah Name Details

Style: Classical

Gender: Aminah is traditionally considered to be a girls name.

Pronunciation: a-MEE-nah

Syllables: Three

Alternative Spelling for Aminah

  • Amina
  • Ameena
  • Ameenah
  • Amineh
  • Aminnah
  • Aminna
  • Amynah
  • Amyna

Aminah Name Popularity

Aminah has only been a top 1,000 name in America two times. In 2015, it was at rank 905. It came back two years later at a higher placement, however. In 2017, Aminah was number 886.

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Great Middle Names for Aminah and Their Meanings

Famous People Named Aminah

  • Aminah bint Wahb (the mother of the prophet Muhammad)
  • Aminah McCloud (religious scholar)
  • Aminah Cendrakasih (actress, “Si Doel the Movie”)
  • Aminah (character from “Wishes on the Moon”)
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