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.



Gender: Masculine
Origin: Bosnian

The name is of a few different origins, it could be Bosnian modified form of the Arabic male name, Amin, or it could be a masculinized form of the female name Almina.

As of 2010, Almin was the 46th most popular male name in Bosnia & Herzegovina, while Elmin was the 59th most popular.

Feminine forms are Almina & Elmina.