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Gender: Female Meaning of Amina: "trustworthy, faithful" Origin of Amina: Arabic Amina's Popularity in 2017: #270

The name Amina is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "trustworthy, faithful". Amina is ranked #270 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names with Inspirational Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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The name of the mother of the prophet Muhammad is well used among Muslims everywhere.

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Famous People Named Amina

Amina bint Wahb, mother of the Prophet Muhammad
Amina, Hausa Muslim Warrior Queen of Zazzau (Nigeria)
Amina Annabi, French-Tunisian singer/songwriter & actress
Amina Rizk, Egyptian actress
Amina Wadud, American convert & scholar of Islam
Amina Masood Janjua, Pakistani painter and activist
Amina Gennadyevna Atakhanova, Russian pairs skater

Pop Culture References for the name Amina

Amina, 2012 Nigerian mental illness film
Amina, French-language magazine aimed at black women

Aamina, Aminda, Aminata, Aminah, Ameena, Aaminah, Aamena, Ameenah, Amindah


Rasha Says:


White people know how to say "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" but as soon as a simple Muslim name such as Muhammad or Amina come No hate, it's just funny <3

Fluffykitten101 Says:


Amina is such a beautiful name! I love it with the nicknames Mina and Mimi! :)

nipnerb Says:


Seriously, it's not that hard. AH-MEE-nah

tori101 Says:


I think this name is pretty

beeba Says:


This is the name of one of my closest friends. She's pretty awesome and so is her name.

HatCollecter Says:


i knew a Amina who was on my soccer team a long time ago. BTW this is Hat Girl my account got deleted

raevynstar Says:


I don't even know how to say this--ammin-uh or am-EE-nuh or what....

raevynstar Says:


I don't usually upvote comments w/ profanity, but this time I agree with you. That troll....ugh.

theREALellendegenerusofficialw Says:


??????????????????????? y u talk in riddles

Guest Says:


I knew an Amina as a preteen who was quite mean.....