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What is the meaning of the name Yasmine?

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The name Yasmine means "gift from God." It is also a variation of Jasmine, which refers to the beautiful and fragrant flower.

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While Yasmine literally means "gift of God" in ancient Persian, the name usually refers to the exotic flower known for its heady fragrance. Jasmine is often coined "the queen of flowers" in botanical circles, and it symbolizes divine hope, sensuality, love and romance, grace and elegance or harmony in different cultures.

Alternate forms of the name Yasmine include Yasmeen, Yasmin, Jasmyn, Jazmin, Jasmynn, Jasmine and Jasmin.

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