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Zaynab name meaning

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Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Zaynab

User Submitted Origins

Islamic/Muslim
61%
Arabic
36%
English
2%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Nigeria says the name Zaynab means "Father's precious jewel" and is of Arabic origin.
  2. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Zaynab is of Islamic / Muslim origin and means "Beautiful scented flower".
  3. According to a user from Canada, the name Zaynab is of Arabic origin and means "The beauty of father".
  4. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Zaynab means "Precious jewel" and is of Arabic origin.
  5. A submission from Qatar says the name Zaynab means "Father's pride".
  6. According to a user from Pennsylvania, U.S., the name Zaynab means "Flower".
  7. A submission from Nigeria says the name Zaynab means "Beautiful".
  8. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Zaynab means "Fragrant Flower".
  9. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Zaynab is of English origin and means "Ruler".
  10. A user from Saudi Arabia says the name Zaynab is of Arabic origin and means "Daughter of the holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW)".
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Arabic زَيْنَب‎ (zaynab), literally "fragrant flower".

  1. A female given name from Arabic
  2. (Islam) The daughter of the prophet Muhammad.
  3. (Islam) The granddaughter of the prophet Muhammad.

Notable Persons Named Zaynab

Notable Persons Named Zaynab

Zaynab bint Ali

Zaynab was born as the child of Ali and Fatimah in 626 in Medina. She breathed her last breath in 62.

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Zaynab bint Jahsh

Zaynab was born as the child of Jahsh ibn Riyab and Umama bint Abdulmuttalib in 590. She passed away in 641.

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Zaynab Al-Ghazali

Zaynab Al-Ghazali was a founder of the muslim women's association and founder of the muslim women's association (jam'iyyat al-sayyidaat al-muslimaat). Zaynab was born on January 2nd, 1917 in Egypt. She left this life on August 3rd, 2005.

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Zaynab Khadr

Zaynab was born as the child of Ahmed Khadr and Maha el-Samnah in 1979 in Ottawa.

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Zaynab Alkali

Zaynab was born in 1950 in Borno State.

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Zaynab Fawwāz

Zaynab was born in 1860. Zaynab is also known as Fawwaz and Zaynab;. She breathed her last breath in 1914.

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  • Zaynab an-Nafzawiyyah

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zaynab

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zaynab

Lalla Zaynab

Lalla was born in 1850. She left this life in 1904.

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Fun Facts about the name Zaynab

  • How Popular is the name Zaynab? Zaynab is the 7,658th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zaynab have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,735 babies born with the first name Zaynab in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zaynab to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zaynab? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Zaynab first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zaynab is Thursday, November 5th, 1925.
  • What year had the most people named Zaynab born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zaynab was in 2016 with a total of 146 babies.
  • Random Zaynab Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zaynab is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Zaynab: The name spelled backwards is Banyaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Zaynba. How do you pronounce that?
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