Origin:Arabic
Popularity:6762
Meaning:city of the Prophet
Medina is a girl’s name of Arabic origin. This habitational name translates to “city of the Prophet.” Medina commonly refers to a city in Saudi Arabia, where the prophet Muhammad began his work to establish Islam. The name also has links to Spain, where it is also used as a place name for a handful of towns and cities. While most commonly recognized as a surname, Medina has a definitive flair that works wonders as a given name. It also offers a fresh take on city-inspired names like Brooklyn, Paris, or Milan.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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