Gender: Female Meaning of Zaynab: "beauty, grace" Origin of Zaynab: Arabic, tree name or "beauty, grace"

Zaynab Origin and Meaning

The name Zaynab is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "beauty, grace".

Zaynab, from the Arabic word for beauty and the name of a flowering tree, was the name of a granddaughter, daughter and two wives of the Prophet Muhammed. Related names include the simplified forms Zaina and Zayna and the Swahili-inflected Zainabu, along with possibly Zenobia, a name related to the Greek mythological god Zeus. Zaynab is one of the most popular Muslim girls' names around the world.

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mfarooqi Says:


My the most favorite name of daughter. I love this name.
I had a daughter 3 years ago. But she got life only of 3 days. I'm still happy that my Daughter's name is Zainab.

And the main reason is... this name is one of those names chosen by Prophet Muhammad SAAW.