About AaminahGo back to names list
Aaminah is the male version of a very popular (and important) female name, and is very much based in the Qu’ran. This is a good choice for those who are of the Muslim faith and looking for something meaningful.
Aaminah is a phonetically spelt variation of the feminine name Amina, which is a name of Arabic origin, and comes from an Arabic word meaning “dependable.” It is an extremely popular name amongst Muslims, as in Islamic belief it is the name of the mother of the Prophet Muhammad.
Famous People With This Name
A famous Pakistani actress and model with this name is Aaminah Haq, known for her role on the famous television drama “Mehndi.”
Possibly options for nicknames can include “Mina,” or “Mina,” although they are also established names for girls, so perhaps that might be a bit off putting for boys.
Names related to Aaminah are obviously the female name on which this name is based, Amina. Another spelling of the name is simply Aminah, without the extra A.
Stories Featuring This Name
Because Aaminah is the male version of the name Amina, there are more stories featuring the female form of the name. Aminah bint Wahb, who lived during the 6th century, was the mother of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. He was born in 570AD, and Amina sent him into the desert as a baby, where he would learn self-discipline, nobility and freedom. They were eventually reunited when Muhammad was two-years-old.
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