Hashim - boys name

Hashim name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 89%

Hashim name meaning:

The name Hashim is of Arabic origin and is commonly used as a boy's name. It holds significant historical and cultural importance in Islam. The name Hashim is derived from the Arabic word "hashama," which means "to break bread" or "to gather." It is also associated with the word "hashim," which refers to a person who grinds bread to make it into fine particles.

In Islamic history, Hashim was the great-grandfather of Prophet Muhammad. He was known for his generosity, hospitality, and his role in establishing the institution of "sadaqa" (charity) in Mecca. The name Hashim is often seen as an honorific title and is used to denote a person of noble character, kindness, and generosity.

Parents who choose the name Hashim for their son may do so to honor their cultural or religious heritage. They may also hope that their child will embody the admirable qualities associated with the name, such as kindness, hospitality, and generosity.

Origin: Arabic

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Related names

Hashim , Haashim

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Overall UK ranking: 514 out of 4789

76 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Hashim

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