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Aminah or Amina

Of Arabic origin.

Aminah means “feel safe”.

It was the name of the Prophet Muhammad’s mother.

Other forms of the name are: Amina, Aamina.

Amina, was the name of Hausa Muslim warrior queen from Zaria, now a part of Nigeria, in Africa. She is the subject of many legends.

Famous bearers are Amina Annabi, Aminah Robinson, Amina Said, Amina Wadud, Amina Satõ.

Amina is a popular name in Bosnia and Herzegovina.