Hamza - boys name

Hamza name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 96%

Hamza name meaning:

The name Hamza is of Arabic origin and holds significant meaning in Islamic culture. It is a popular name given to boys and has several interpretations. One interpretation suggests that Hamza means "strong" or "powerful," symbolizing courage, resilience, and determination. In Arabic, the word Hamza is also associated with the name of the fifth letter of the Arabic alphabet, which represents strength and steadfastness.

In Islamic tradition, Hamza holds great historical and cultural significance as it was the name of a prominent figure. Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib was the uncle of the Prophet Muhammad and a well-known warrior. He played a crucial role in the early stages of Islam, defending and supporting the Muslim community. His bravery and valor have made the name Hamza synonymous with strength and heroism in Islamic culture.

Parents who choose the name Hamza for their son may do so with the hope that he will embody the qualities of courage, resilience, and bravery. It is a name that carries a rich historical legacy and honors a revered figure in Islamic history.

Origin: Arabic

Lion, sour leaves.

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Overall UK ranking: 198 out of 4789

275 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (437)

Historical popularity of Hamza

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