Ibtissam

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Arabic  إبتسام
Meaning: “smile.”

The name comes directly from the Arabic meaning, “to smile.”

As of 2010, its variant form of Ibtissem was the 479th most popular female name in France.

It is also sometimes transliterated as Ibtisam.

Basma

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Arabic  بسمة
Meaning: “smile”

The name comes directly from the Arabic meaning “smile.”

It is currently the 417th most popular female name in Quebec, Canada (2010).

Sources

  1. http://www.behindthename.com/name/basma
  2. http://www.rrq.gouv.qc.ca/Interactif/PR2I121_Prenoms/PR2I121_Prenoms/PR2SPrenoms_01.aspx
  3. http://www.inmagine.com/ge001/ge001779-photo