Jasmine (given name)

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Jasmine is derived from the name of the flower jasmine.
Gender Female
Word/name Persian, Old French

Gift from God, God's gift,

From the name of the flower, jasmine
Other names
Related names Yasmin, یاسمین, یاسمن ، Jasmin, Jasmina, Jessamine, Ismenia, Jaslyn, Jaslynn, Jasmyn, Jassmine

Jasmine is a feminine given name. It refers to the scented flowering plant, jasmine.[1] It is originated from Persian یاسمین or یاسمن, which means the Yas flower. The name has been popular in a number of countries in recent years. In the United States, it first entered the top 1,000 list of most popular names in 1973. It has remained among the top 100 names given to American girls since 1986, and was ranked at No. 43 in 2008.[2] Variant Yasemin was the most popular name given to baby girls born in Turkey in 2008–2009. Variant Yasmin was ranked among the top 10 names given to Brazilian girls in 2009[3] and is also very popular in Israel, and variant Jazmín (pronounced Hasmin) was among the top 5 names given to girls in Córdoba, Argentina in 2009.[4] Variant Jázmin is in among the top 10 names given to girls born in Hungary. Variant Yasmine is popular in Brussels, Belgium.[5]

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  1. ^ Mike Campbell. "Meaning, Origin and History of the Name Jasmine". Behind the Name. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  2. ^ "Popular Baby Names". Socialsecurity.gov. 2009-08-26. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  3. ^ "Ranking 2009". Brasil.babycenter.com. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  4. ^ "BenjamĂn afianza su reinado entre los bebĂŠs varones". LAVOZ.com.ar. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  5. ^ "2008: Emma en Noah zijn de populairste voornamen" (in Dutch). Statbel.fgov.be. 2009-11-23. Retrieved 2012-07-15.