Fatima Origin and Meaning
The name Fatima is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "captivating, a woman who abstains".
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
- Fatima Muhammad AlFihri, Moroccan founder of the world's oldest university
- Fatima Surayya BajiaPakistani playwright and novelist
- Fatima Ali Jinnahone of the founders of Pakistan
- Fatima Beendu Sandimanni MassaquoiLiberian educator
- Fatima Abdel MahmoudSudanese politician
- Fatima SiadSomali,American model ("America's Next Top Model" Cycle 10)
- Fatima JibrellSomali,American environmental activist
- Our Lady of Fatimatitle of the Virgin Mary based on apparitions seen in Fatima, Portugal
Fatima in Pop Culture
- Fatima MansurTV character in Telenovela "La Reina del Sur"
- Fatima Masumeh ShrineIslamic shrine in Iran