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Gender: Female Meaning of Yasmin: "jasmine flower" Origin of Yasmin: Persian

The name Yasmin is a girl's name of Arabic, Persian origin meaning "jasmine flower". Yasmin and is often added to lists like Gorgeous Flower Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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This name, whose sweet and fragrant floral essence has always been widespread across the Near Eastern world, has now landed on US popularity lists in a variety of spellings. It's been dropping precipitously over the past few years, though, perhaps due to a combination of tensions in the Middle East and the fading fashion status of Jasmine itself.

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Famous People Named Yasmin

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Pop Culture References for the name Yasmin

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