Amin Name Meaning

Muslim and Indian (northern states): from an Arabic personal name based on amin ‘trustworthy’, ‘faithful’, ‘honest’. Al-Amin ‘the trustworthy’ is an honorific title of the Prophet Muhammad. The term is used in combination with other words to form compound names: for example, Ru?h-ul-Amin ‘faithful spirit’ is an epithet of the Angel Gabriel mentioned in the Qur’an (26:193). Al-Amin (787–813) was the name of the sixth Abbasid khalif of Baghdad. In India, the name came to be used as a term denoting a government official concerned with investigation of land claims and revenue claims, collection of revenue, and land surveying.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Amir, Aman, Yamin, Min, Agin, Amini, Wein, Sami, Savin, Amos

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Engineer

    50%

In 1880, the most common Amin occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 50% of Amin's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Engineer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Amin.

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Between 1963 and 2004, Amin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Amin in 1963 was 70, and 68 in 2004.

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