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Gender: Male Meaning of Amin: "faithful, trustworthy" Origin of Amin: Arabic

The name Amin is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "faithful, trustworthy". Amin and is often added to user-created lists like Indian names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Animal Name Game".

From the experts:

Unfortunate association with Ugandan dictator Idi Amin.

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Famous People Named Amin

Amin Affane, Swedish footballer (plays for Energie Cottbus)
Amin al-Din Rashid al-Din Vatvat, 13th cent. Persian physician
Amin al-Hafez, Prime Minister of Lebanon (April to June 1973)
Amin al-Hafiz, Syrian politician & member of Ba'ath Party
Amin Asikainen, Finnish former boxer; known as "Idi"
Amin Askar, Ethiopian-Norwegian football player
Amin Barakat, Lebanese doctor; diagnosed Barakat Syndrome
Amin Bhatia, recording artist & TV music score producer
Amin Dhillon, female Canadian Miss India Worlwide Canada 2010
Amin El-Hady, Egyptian Judoka (2008 Summer Olympics)
Amin Erbati, Moroccan footballer (2004 Olympics)
Amin Gazi, Indian actor
Amin Ghasemipour, Iranian boxer (2012 Summer Olympics)
Amin Golestan, New York based DJ, record label owner & producer
Amin Hayai, Iranian actor
Amin Howeidi (1921-2009), Egyptian military leader & author
Amin Ahsan Islahi (1904-'97), Pakistani Muslim scholar
Amin Iskander, Egyptian politician, writer & activist
Amin Jensen, Danish actor, comedian & TV host
Amin Maalouf, Lebanese-born French author
Amin Motevaselzadeh, Iranian football striker
Amin Abu Rashid, Palestinian-Dutch national; Hamas activist
Amin Razi, 16th century Persian geographer
Amin Shokrollahi, Iranian mathematician

Pop Culture References for the name Amin

Amin Damoola, character in Disney's "Aladdin"