Husain - boys name

Husain name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 48%

Husain name meaning:

The name Husain is an Arabic name that holds significant cultural and religious importance. It is derived from the Arabic word "hasan," which means "good" or "handsome." Husain is commonly used as a given name for boys in Muslim communities, particularly among Shia Muslims.

The name Husain is most famously associated with Imam Husain, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad. Imam Husain is highly revered in Islam as a symbol of sacrifice, bravery, and justice. He is remembered for his stance against oppression and his martyrdom in the Battle of Karbala. As a result, the name Husain carries great honor and is seen as a symbol of righteousness and courage.

Parents who choose to name their child Husain often do so to pay tribute to Imam Husain and to instill the values of integrity, valor, and standing up for what is right. The name symbolizes the importance of justice, selflessness, and the pursuit of goodness. It serves as a constant reminder of the legacy of Imam Husain and the principles he embodied, making it a meaningful and powerful choice for a boy's name.

Origin: Arabic

Small beauty, good. The founder of Shiite Islam was named Hussein.

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Overall UK ranking: 2493 out of 4789

8 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Husain

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