Hawramani Encyclopedia of Muslim Baby Names

Atika (Name)

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Atika (transliteration: ʿĀtikah) is an Arabic name for girls that means “noble born”, “high-born”, “of ancient lineage”.12Al-Muheet fil Lughah by al-Sahib bin Abbad (d. c. 995 CE), entry for عتك.3

Atika is also spelled as Aatika, Atikah, Aatikah, Ateka, Atekah, Aateka, Aatekah, Atica, Aatica, Aticah, and Aaticah.

There are seven Companions of the Prophet Muhammad with the name of Atika, including his aunt Atika bint Abdul Muttalib:

  • Atika bint Aseed عاتكة بنت أسيد
  • Atika bint Khalid عاتكة بنت خالد
  • Atika bint Zayd عاتكة بنت زيد
  • Atika bint Abdul Muttalib عاتكة بنت عبد المطلب
  • Atika bint Awf عاتكة بنت عوف
  • Atika bint Nu`aim عاتكة بنت نعيم
  • Atika bint al-Waleed عاتكة بنت الوليد

Below is the name Atika written in Arabic naskh script:

Below is Atika written in Arabic kufi script:

Footnotes

  1. Kitaab al-Ain by al-Khaleel bin Ahmad al-Faraahidi (d. 786 CE), entry for عتك.

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