ACCOUNT OF THE FEMALE ANCESTORS OF THE APOSTLE OF ALLAH (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم), BEARING THE NAMES, FATIMAH AND `ATIKAH

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Átikah in Arabic means pure.

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He (Ibn Sa’d) said: Hisham lbn Muhammad lbn al-Sa’ib al-Kalbi informed us on the authority of his father; he said:

The woman from whom was descended the Apostle of Allah was Umm `Abd al-Uzza Ibn `Uthmán Ibn `Abd al-Dar Ibn Qusayyi. Her name was Hudaybah Bint `Amr lbn ‘Utwárah Ibn ‘Ayish Ibn Zarib Ibn al-Harith Ibn Fihr. Her (Umm `Abd al-‘Uzza’s) mother was Layla Bint Hilal Ibn Wuhayb Ibn Dabbah Ibn al-Harith Ibn Fihr. Her (Laylŕ’s) mother was Salma Bint Muhárib Ibn Fihr. Her (Salma’s) mother was `Átikah Bint Yakhlud Ibn al-Nadr Ibn Kininah.

The mother of ‘Amr Ibn `Utwarah Ibn ‘Ayish Ibn Zarib Ibn al-Harith Ibn Fihr was ‘Átikah Bint `Amr Ibn Sa`d Ibn ‘Awf Ibn Qasi. Her (`Atikah’s) mother was Fátimah Bint Bilal Ibn ‘Amr Ibn Thumalah of the Azd tribe.

The mother of Asad Ibn ‘Abd al-‘Uzzá Ibn Qusayyi is also among the female ancestors of the Prophet (may Allah’s peace be on him). Her surname was al-Huzayya and her name was Raytah Bint Ka`b lbn Sa’d Ibn Taym Ibn Murrah. The mother of Ka`b Ibn Sa’d Ibn Taym was Nu’m Bint Tha`labah Ibn Wayilah Ibn ‘Amr Ibn Shayban Ibn Muharib lbn Fihr. Her (Nu`m’s) mother was Nahiyah Bint al-Harith lbn Mungidh Ibn ‘Amr 1bn Ma’is Ibn ‘Amir Ibn Luwayyi. Her (Nahiyah’s) mother was Sulmŕ Bint Rabi`ah lbn Wuhayb Ibn Dibab Ibn Hujayr Ibn `Abd Ibn Ma’is Ibn `Amir Ibn Luwayyi. Her (Salma’s) mother was Khadijah Bint Sa’d Ibn Sahm. Her (Khadijah’s) mother was `Átikah Bint ‘Abdah Ibn Dhakwŕn Ibn Ghidirah Ibn Sa’sa’ah.

The mother of Dibŕb lbn Hujayr lbn ‘Abd Ibn Ma’is was Fátimah Bint `Awf Ibn al-Hŕrith Ibn `Abd Manŕt Ibn Kinŕnah.

The mother of ‘Abid Ibn `Awij lbn ‘Adi Ibn Ka`b, one of the ancestors of the Prophet, was Makhshiyyah Bint ‘Amr Ibn Salul Ibn Ka`b Ibn ‘Amr of the tribe of Khuza’ah. Her (Makhshiyyah’s) mother was al-Rub’ah Bint Hubshiyyah Ibn Ka`b Ibn `Amr. Her (al-Rub`ah’s) mother was `Átikah Bint Mudlij 1bn Murrah Ibn ‘Abd Manat Ibn Kinanah. All of them are the ancestor’s of the Prophet’s mother.

The mother of ‘Abd Allŕh Ibn `Abd al-Muttalib Ibn Hashim was Fŕtimah Bint ‘Amr lbn ‘Ayidh Ibn ‘Imrŕn lbn Makhzum. She was nearest to the Apostle of Allah among his female ancestors bearing the name of Fŕtimah.

Her (Fatimah’s) mother was Sakhrah Bint `Abd Ibn `Imran Ibn Makhzdm. Her (Sakhrah’s) mother was Takhmur Bint `Abd Ibn Qusayyi. Her (Takhmur’s) mother was Sulma Bint ‘Amirah Ibn `Umayrah Ibn Wadi’ah Ibn al-Hŕrith Ibn Fihr. Her (Sulma’s) mother was `Atikah Bint ‘Abd Allah Ibn Wa’ilah Ibn Zarib Ibn `Ayŕdhah Ibn `Amr Ibn Bakr Ibn Yashkur lbn al-Hŕrith who is the same person as `Adwan Ibn `Amr lbn Qays and `Abd Allah Ibn Harb Ibn Wa’ilah.

The mother of `Abd Allah Ibn Wa’ilah Ibn Zarib was Fŕtimah Bint `Amir Ibn Zarib Ibn `Ayŕdhah.

The mother of `Imrŕn Ibn Makhzum was Su`da Bint Wahb Ibn Taym Ibn Ghalib. Her (Su`da’s) mother was `Atikah Bint Hilal Ibn Wuhayb Ibn Dabbah.

The mother of Hashim Ibn `Abd Manaf Ibn Qusayyi was ‘Atikah Bint Murrah Ibn Hilal Ibn Fálij Ibn Dhakwan Ibn Tha`labah Ibn Buhthah Ibn Sulaym Ibn Mansur Ibn ‘Ikrimah Ibn Khasafah lbn Qays lbn `Aylan. She was nearest to the Prophet among his female ancestors bearing the name of `Atikah.

The mother of Hilŕl Ibn Fálij Ibn Dhakwŕn was Fátimah Bint Bujayd Ibn Ru’as Ibn Kiláb Ibn Rabi`ah.

The mother of Kilab Ibn Rabi`ah was Majd Bint Taym al-Adram Ibn Ghalib. Her (Majd’s) mother was Fátimah Bint Mu`ŕwiyah Ibn Bakr Ibn Hawazin.

The mother of Murrah Ibn Hilŕl Ibn Fálij was `Atikah Bint `Adi Ibn Sahm of the Aslam tribe and they are the kinsmen of Khuzi`ah.

The mother of Wuhayb Ibn Dabbah Ibn al-Hŕrith Ibn Fihr was `Atikah Bint Ghalib Ibn Fihr.

The mother of `Amr Ibn `Ayidh Ibn ‘Imran Ibn Makhztim was Fátimah Bint Rabi`ah Ibn `Abd al-‘Uzzŕ Ibn Rizŕm Ibn Jahwash Ibn Mu`áwiyah Ibn Bakr Ibn Hawazin.

The mother of Mu`awiyah Ibn Bakr Ibn Hawŕzin was ‘Atikah Bint Sa`d Ibn Hudhayl Ibn Mudrikah.

The mother of Qusayyi Ibn Kiláb was Fatimah Bint Sa`d Ibn Sayal of the family of al-Jadarah of the tribe of al-Azd.

The mother of ‘Abd Manaf Ibn Qusayyi was Hubbŕ Bint Hulayl Ibn Hubshiyyah of the tribe of Khuzŕ’ah. Her (Hubbá’s) mother was Fátimah Bint Nasr Ibn `Awf Ibn ‘Amr Ibn Luhayyi of the tribe of Khuza`ah.

The mother of Ka`b Ibn Luwayyi was Mawiyyah Bint Ka’b Ibn al-Qayn who was al-Nu`mán Ibn Jasr Ibn Shay’ Allah Ibn Asad Ibn Wabarah Ibn Taghlib Ibn Hulwŕn Ibn `Imrŕn Ibn al-Hŕf Ibn Quda`ah. Her (Mŕwiyyah’s) mother was ‘Atikah Bint Kŕhil Ibn `Udhrah.

The mother of Luwayyi Ibn Ghŕlib was `Ŕtikah Bint Yakhlud Ibn aI-Nadr Ibn Kinanah.

The mother of Ghálib Ibn Fihr Ibn Malik was Layla Bint Sa’d Ibn Hudhayl Ibn Mudrikah Ibn al-Yŕs Ibn Mudar. Her (Layla’s) mother was Sulmŕ Bint Tabikhah Ibn al-Yŕs Ibn Mudar. Her (Sulmá’s) mother was Ŕtikah Bint al-Asad Ibn al-Ghawth.

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He (Ibn Sa`d) said: Hishŕm Ibn Muhammad Ibn al-Sá’ib al-Kalbi informed us on the authority of some one other than his father; (he said):

Verily `Atikah Bint ‘Amir Ibn al-Zarib was one of the female ancestors of the Prophet (صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم)

He (Ibn Sa`d) said: The mother of Barrah Bint `Awf Ibn ‘Abid Ibn `Awij Ibn ‘Adi Ibn Ka`b was Umaymah Bint Malik Ibn Ghanm Ibn Suwayd Ibn Hubshi Ibn ‘Adiyyah Ibn Sa`sa’ah Ibn Ka`b Ibn Tŕbikhah Ibn Lihyan. Her (Umaymah’s) mother was Qilŕbah Bint al-Harith Ibn Sa`sa`ah Ibn Ka’b Ibn Tabikhah Ibn Lihyŕn. Her (Qilabah’s) mother was Dubb Bint al-Hŕrith Ibn Tamim Ibn Sa`d Ibn Hudhayl. Her (Dubb’s) mother was Lubna Bint al-Hŕrith Ibn Numayr Ibn Usayyid Ibn `Amr Ibn Tamim. Her (Lubna’s) mother was Fátimah Bint ‘Abd Allah Ibn Harb 1bn Wayilah. Her (Fatimah’s) mother was Zaynab Bint Malik Ibn Nadirah Ibn Ghadirah Ibn Hutayt Ibn Jusham Ibn Thagif. Her (Zaynab’s) mother was `Atikah Bint `Amir Ibn Zarib. Her (‘Atikah’s) mother was Shaqiqah Bint Ma’n Ibn Mŕlik of the tribe of Bahilah. Her (Shaqiqah’s) mother was Sawdah Bint Usayyid Ibn `Amr Ibn Tamim.

All these ‘Atikahs are thirteen in number and Fatimahs, ten.

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