Hussain - boys name

Hussain name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 92%

Hussain name meaning:

The name Hussain is of Arabic origin and holds significant cultural and religious importance. It is commonly used as a boy's name among Muslims and holds a deep meaning within the Islamic faith. Hussain is derived from the Arabic word "Hasan," which means "good," "handsome," or "beautiful." It also carries connotations of excellence, virtue, and piety.

In Islamic traditions, Hussain holds a special place as the name of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad. Imam Hussain is revered for his sacrifice and martyrdom at the Battle of Karbala in 680 AD, which is remembered annually during the month of Muharram by Muslims worldwide. The name Hussain is seen as a symbol of bravery, righteousness, and standing up against injustice.

Choosing the name Hussain for a boy not only reflects the parents' admiration for the historic figure but also signifies their wish for their child to embody the values of goodness, beauty, and righteousness. It serves as a constant reminder of the importance of standing up for truth and justice, as exemplified by Imam Hussain's noble sacrifice.

Origin: Arabic

Good. The founder of Shiite Islam was named Hussein.

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Overall UK ranking: 406 out of 4789

106 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Hussain

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