Gender: Masculine
Origin: Arabic أمين
Meaning: “truthful.”

The name comes directly from the Arabic word امين (amin) meaning, “truthful.”

al-Amin was an epithet for the Prophet Mohammed and it was also borne by the sixth Abbasid Caliph.

As of 2010, Amin was the 76th most popular male name in Bosnia & Herzegovina, while in Belgium, his franconized form of Amine was the 93rd most popular male name, (2009). He is the 209th most popular male name in the Netherlands, (2010).

The name is prevalent throughout the Islamic world.

The feminine form is of course, Amina.

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