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Pronunciation

fæθɪmə

Origin

Arabic

Meaning

This cross-cultural little girls' name means 'shining one'. It's traditionally Arabic, and Fatima was Muhamed's daughter and one of the Koran's four perfect women. But Fatima is also the name of a famous little town in Portugal, originally named for a Moorish princess. Today this name is given to babies of any culture, as it is just so pretty and positive.

Rank in the year 2015

Fatima was ranked #640 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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