Zaynab
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Given Name ZAYNAB
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Arabic
OTHER SCRIPTS: زينب (Arabic)
Meaning & History
Meaning uncertain. It is possibly related to Arabic زين (zayn) meaning "beauty"; it could be from the name of a fragrant flowering tree; or it could be an Arabic form of ZENOBIA, a name borne by a pre-Islamic queen of Palmyra. Zaynab was the name of a daughter, a granddaughter, and two wives of the Prophet Muhammad.
Categories
beauty, flowers, nature, plants, wives of Muhammad
Related Names
VARIANT: Zainab
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Zeynab (Azerbaijani), Zeinab, Zeynab (Persian), Zeynep (Turkish), Zainab (Urdu)
USER SUBMISSION: Zäynäb
Popularity
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