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Gender: F Meaning of Fatima: "captivating, a woman who abstains" Origin of Fatima: Arabic Fatima's Popularity in 2015: #311

Even though more than a thousand Muslim-American girls are annually given this name of the daughter of Muhammad and one of the four perfect women according to the Koran, it would have problems crossing cultures.

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Famous People Named Fatima

Our Lady of Fatima {another name of the Blessed Mother}
Fatima al-Fihri, Arab Muslim woman & founder of the first university
Fatima Abdel Mahmoud, Sudanese politician; Social Democrat
Fatima Siad, contestant on "America's Next Top Model"

Pop Culture References for the name Fatima

Fatima Mansur, TV character in Telenovela "La Reina del Sur"
Fatima Masumeh Shrine, Islamic shrine in Iran

Fateema, Fatmah, Fateemah, Fatma, Fatia, Fatimah, Fatina

Fatima's International Variations

Fatemeh (Persian)