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Aminah bint Wahb (Arabic: آمِنَة ٱبْنَت وَهْب, ʾĀminahʾ ibnat Wahb, c. 549–577 CE), was a woman of the clan of Banu Zuhrah in the tribe of Quraysh, and the mother of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aminah has received more than 729,449 page views. Her biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Aminah is the 123rd most popular religious figure (up from 199th in 2019), the 16th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (up from 19th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Saudi Arabian Religious Figure.

Aminah is most famous for being the mother of Muhammad, the prophet of Islam.

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  • 730k

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  • 75.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among religious figures, Aminah ranks 123 out of 2,238Before her are Sarah, Pope Gregory IX, Pope Gregory XV, Anselm of Canterbury, Pope Boniface VIII, and Pope Formosus. After her are Pope Clement VIII, Pope Pius VII, Pope Urban VII, Pope Pius VIII, Pope Alexander VIII, and Pope Pius II.

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Among people born in 557, Aminah ranks 1After her is Ouyang Xun. Among people deceased in 577, Aminah ranks 1After her is John Scholasticus.

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Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Aminah ranks 16 out of 251Before her are Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935), Khalid ibn al-Walid (592), Osama bin Laden (1957), Hasan ibn Ali (624), Bilal ibn Rabah (580), and Muawiyah I (603). After her are Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (1924), Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548), Ibn Saud (1875), Ja'far al-Sadiq (702), Malik ibn Anas (711), and Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646).


Among religious figures born in Saudi Arabia, Aminah ranks 7Before her are Muhammad (570), Ali (601), Abu Bakr (573), Husayn ibn Ali (626), Hasan ibn Ali (624), and Bilal ibn Rabah (580). After her are Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548), Malik ibn Anas (711), Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (539), Abd al-Muttalib (497), Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (659), and Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr (624).