Fatima (given name) facts for kids
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|Meaning||one who weans an infant or
one who abstains
|Related names||Fatimah, Fadime, Fatma, Fatme, Fatemeh, Fathama, Fadma, Fatna, Fatim|
|The Simple English Wiktionary has a definition for: Fatimah.|
Fatima (Arabic: فَاطِمَة, Fāṭimah) is a female given name of Arabic origin used throughout the Islamic world. Several relatives of the Islamic prophet Muhammad had the name, including his daughter Fatimah
Fatima is also used by non-Muslims: the town of Fátima, Portugal was named after a Moorish princess. It was the site of a famous Marian apparition in 1917, after which it achieved some popularity as a female personal name among Roman Catholic populations, particularly in the Portuguese-speaking and Spanish-speaking worlds.
- Fátima Báñez, Spanish politician, economist and jurist
- Fátima Bernardes, Brazilian journalist
- Fátima Choi, politician in Macau
- Fatemeh Javadi, conservative politician and Vice President of Iran, 2005 – 2009
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