Gender Feminine
Scripts فاطمة(Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. FA-tee-mah(Arabic)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "to abstain" in Arabic. Fatimah was a daughter of the Prophet Muhammad and the wife of Ali, the fourth caliph. She is regarded as the exemplary Muslim woman, especially among Shias.

Related Names

VariantsFatema, Fatemah, Fatima, Fatma(Arabic)
Other Languages & CulturesFatime(Albanian) Fatimə, Fatma(Azerbaijani) Fatema(Bengali) Fathimath(Dhivehi) Fatuma(Eastern African) Faɗimatu(Hausa) Fathima(Indian (Muslim)) Fatma(Kurdish) Fathima(Malayalam) Fatemeh(Persian) Fathima(Sinhalese) Fadumo(Somali) Fatma, Fadime, Fatoş(Turkish) Fatima(Urdu) Patime(Uyghur) Fatimata, Fatimatou, Fatoumata, Fatou(Western African)


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Entry updated December 7, 2022