Fatima

Fatima - A very unique female name



  Jan 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Fatima, meaning captivating, a woman who abstains, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1947 on position #1782. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Fatima and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Fatima? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Fatima. The baby girl name Fatima was given to 1,026 baby girls in 2012, ranking #302 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,377 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Fatima peaked in popularity 18 years ago in 2001 on position 225.



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Fatima is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Fatima is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #175 - and is the least popular in Kentucky at position #671.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Fatima is where you live.


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Fatima origin and meaning

Fatima is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means captivating, a woman who abstains. To see famous people named Fatima, pop culture references for the name Fatima and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Fatima

We've found the following names that sound similar to Fatima, sorted by popularity.

Fatimah / Fatema / Fatma / Fadumo / Fotini / Faduma / Fathima / Fatme / Fatuma / Fatim /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012302
2011280
2010269
2009276
2008248
2007231
2006229
2005236
2004269
2003239
2002247
2001225
2000241
1999382
1998505
1997500
1996556
1995593
1994567
1993574
1992626
1991671
1990605
1989673
1988664
1987678
1986752
1985724
1984671
1983766
1982718
1981780
1980756
1979773
1978838
1977863
1976840
1975713
1974839
1973807
19721011
19711120
19701071
19691095
19681127
19671139
19661629
19651464
19641516
19631500
19621456
19601451
19592079
19581523
19572038
19551473
19541548
19521432
19511826
19491534
19471782

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California175
New York179
Texas180
Illinois204
District of Columbia207
Michigan241
Maryland247
New Jersey248
New Mexico256
Georgia270
Virginia285
Connecticut295
Washington306
North Carolina384
Minnesota388
Nevada390
Colorado411
Arizona416
Wisconsin452
Tennessee465
Massachusetts479
Oregon491
Kansas506
Ohio519
Pennsylvania520
Florida520
Utah524
Indiana529
Iowa545
Missouri552
Arkansas654
Kentucky671

Even more about Fatima


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Fatima a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Fatima?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2001
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Fatima
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,377
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1947
2012 births +1,026

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