Girl Names baby name Fatima

What does the name Fatima mean?

The different meanings of the name Fatima are:
  • Arabic Meaning: Daughter of the Prophet Muhammad; one of four perfect women mentioned in the Koran. The other three were Aisha; Khadijah; and Mary.
  • Muslim Meaning: Daughter of the Prophet; One who weans an infant or
  • one who abstains
The meaning of the name “Fatima” is different in several languages, countries and cultures and has more than one possibly same or different meanings available.

Additional information: In some Muslim circles, Fatima Zahra (the daughter of the Prophet Muhammad) is in some ways considered a Muslim counterpart to Mary, Mother of Jesus, as the ideal model for all women. She is revered for her purity and for her motherhood of a Muslim martyr.