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Zainab

Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Zainab mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Zainab

User Submitted Origins

Arabic
81%
African
8%
English
8%
Islamic/Muslim
4%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Indiana, U.S. says the name Zainab means "The name means Lilac flower. It also means the short curvey woman. Arabs used to consider the qualities of being short and curvey as a sign of beauty for women. They connected the name of the flower to those qualities because they wish to have their daughters pretty like lilac. It is the name of the daughter of the prophet of Islam as well" and is of Arabic origin.
  2. A submission from Ireland says the name Zainab means "fathers precious jewel or fathers precious adornment, it could also mean fragranced or in Urdu generous" and is of Arabic origin.
  3. 3 submissions from Canada and Pakistan agree the name Zainab means "Father's Precious Jewel" and is of Arabic origin.
  4. According to a user from Kenya, the name Zainab is of African origin and means "The name zainab means 'Fathers precious jewel'".
  5. A submission from Pakistan says the name Zainab means "A precious jewel from god to the father".
  6. According to a user from Canada, the name Zainab is of Arabic origin and means "Fathers dear, or fathers life. It is well known to be a beautiful tree found in heaven".
  7. According to a user from Nigeria, the name Zainab is of Arabic origin and means "A beautiful flower with a lovely smell or beauty".
  8. A submission from Nigeria says the name Zainab means "The Jewel of the Father" and is of Arabic origin.
  9. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Zainab is of Arabic origin and means "A fathers special jewel".
  10. A user from India says the name Zainab is of Islamic / Muslim origin and means "Fathers jewel".
  11. 5 submissions from the United States and the United Kingdom agree the name Zainab means "Fragrant flower" and is of Arabic origin.
  12. 3 people from all over the world agree the name Zainab is of Arabic origin and means "Fragrance flower".
  13. According to 2 people from Nigeria and India, the name Zainab is of Nigerian / English origin and means "Father's pride".
  14. According to 2 people from the United Kingdom and Sierra Leone, the name Zainab is of Arabic origin and means "Beauty".
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  1. Alternative form of Zaynab

Notable Persons Named Zainab

Notable Persons Named Zainab

Zainab Salbi

Zainab Salbi is a founder, former ceo of women for women international, women for women international, and former ceo ofwomen for women international. Zainab was born in 24 in Baghdad.

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Zainab Masood

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Zainab Qayyum

Zainab Qayyum is a model (people), actor, and presenter. Zainab was born Zainab Qayyum in 1975 in Karachi.

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Zainab al-Khawaja

Zainab was born as the child of Abdulhadi al-Khawaja in 1983 in Bahrani people.

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Zainab Balogun

Zainab Balogun is an actor, celebrity, model (people), actress, television personality, and model. She was most active from 2006 to present. Zainab was born Zainab Balogun on October 10th, 1989 in London.

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Zainab

Zainab was born in Rajasthan.

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  • Zainab Al-Eqabi
    Activist
  • Zainab Chottani
    Fashion Designer

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zainab

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zainab

Zainab

Zainab was born in Rajasthan.

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Hassan Abo Zainab

Hassan Abo Zainab is an athlete for the Hutteen SC.

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Fun Facts about the name Zainab

  • How Popular is the name Zainab? Zainab is the 3,661st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zainab have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,515 babies born with the first name Zainab in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zainab to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zainab? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zainab first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zainab is Sunday, July 14th, 1901.
  • What year had the most people named Zainab born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zainab was in 2017 with a total of 308 babies.
  • Random Zainab Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zainab is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 17 babies in Illinois have the same name in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Zainab: The name spelled backwards is Baniaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Aiazbn. How do you pronounce that?
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