Arabic, tree name or "beauty, grace"
"beauty, grace"

Zaynab Origin and Meaning

The name Zaynab is 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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Famous People Named Zaynab

  • Zaynab bint Jahshcousin and wife of Muhammad
  • Zaynab bint Khuzaymawife of Muhammad
  • Zaynab bint Alidaughter of the Rashid Caliph and Fatimah bint Muhammad; granddaughter of Muhammad
  • Zaynab Ibrahim Mahfuzbirth name of Samia Gamal, Egyptian belly dancer and actress
  • Zaynab AlkaliNigerian novelist
  • Zaynab FawwazLebanese poet and novelist
  • Zaynab bint ʿUmar b. alKindī, 13th century Syrian Islamic scholar