Other Origin(s):Iranian
Meaning:Daughter of Ali; A father's precious jewel; Beautiful plant, fragrant flower
Zainab is an Arabic and Iranian girl's name. While the meaning of this name is uncertain, there are a few lovely possibilities. Muslim cultures associate this name with the Islamic prophet Muhammad, whose two wives, daughter, and granddaughter were named Zaynab. As such, the name has possible meanings of "daughter of Ali" or "a father's precious jewel." Additionally, the name might come from the Zaynab plant, giving it the definition of "beautiful plant" or "fragrant flower." Regardless of which meaning you most identify with, little Zainab is sure to blossom into their truest self!
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