Ham - Meaning of Ham
[ 1 syll. ham, ha-m ] The baby boy name Ham is pronounced as HHAEM (English) †. Ham is largely used in the English language, and it is derived from Hebrew, Old Franco-German, and Middle English origins.
Ham is an English short form of the name Abraham (Dutch, English, German, and Hebrew).
Ham is also a variant transcription of the name Hammet (English).
Ham is also a variant transcription of the name Hammond (English).
Ham is an infrequently used baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2012, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Ham, Abraham was the most popular.
† Pronunciation for Ham: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"
A famous person named Ham is Astronaut, Ham the Chimp, born 1956 - 19 January 1983.