Yasmin

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Yasmin
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Yasmin pictured
Pronunciation Arabic: [ˈjɑːsmiːn], Turkish: [jaseˈmin], /ˈjæzmɪn/, /ˈjæsmɪn/, Hindustani: [ˈjaːsmiːn].
Gender Female
Origin
Word/name From the Persian/Arabic word for Jasmine
Other names
Variant form(s) Yasamin, Yasemin, Yasameen, Yasmina, Yasmine, Yassmin

Yasmin (Persian: یاسمینyâsamin) is a feminine given name and means "Gift from God".[citation needed]

Etymology[edit]

Yasmin is the name in Persian for a flowering plant, and from which the name Jasmine derives.

The pronunciation of Yasmin is often parallel with the English Jasmine, but in Persian, Arabic and Turkish the "s" is not taken as a "z", and so is often pronounced as /ˈjæsmɪn/.

Given name[edit]

Yasemin[edit]

Yasmeen[edit]

Yasmin[edit]

Yasmina[edit]

Yasmine[edit]

Yassmin[edit]

Surname[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Yasmin Green, Family Affairs character played by Ebony Thomas from 1998 until 2005
  • Yasmin - Bratz doll named after MGA Entertainment president Isaac Larian's daughter, Jasmine.