Origin:Arabic
Popularity:775
Meaning:Captivating; Shining one
Fatima is a feminine name of Arabic origin, meaning "captivating" and "shining one." This gorgeous name is a shining light in Muslim homes, with many parents naming their bundle of joy after the Prophet Muhammad's daughter. According to the Qur'an, Fatima was one of the four "perfect" women and was the only child of Muhammed to bear children. Fatima is often considered the Muslim equivalent of Christianity's Virgin Mary and a leading feminine figure to aspire to. A source of luminosity and enchantment for parents, this baby name's positive sentiments will remind baby Fatima of their strong roots and powerful presence.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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