The name “Aaminah” and “Ameenah”

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Q: My question is the name Aamina aminah aaminah amna أمنة or أمينة. Can we use use this name عامنة? If yes then what is the meaning?


A: The name is pronounced with a hamza, Aaminah آمِنَة or Ameenah أمِيْنَةْ. Aaminah آمِنَة means the one who is protected or the one who protects and Ameenah أمِيْنَةْ means the honest and trustworthy person.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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