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Meaning of the name HamzaMeaning of the name Hamza

[ 2 syll. ham-za, ha-mza ] The baby boy name Hamza is pronounced as HHAEMZah †. Hamza's language of origin is Arabic, and it is predominantly used in Arabic and English. Hamza is of the meaning 'lion; strong, steadfast'. The name is of debated origin, possibly from the Arabic for 'lion' or else the element hamuza (meaning 'strong, steadfast'). It was borne by one Muhammad's uncles, an early Islamic convert renowned for his strength and bravery in battle. He was also known as 'The Lion of Allah'. Variation transcriptions of Hamza include Hammza, Hammzah, Hamzaa, Hamzah, and Hamze.

Hamza is a fairly popular baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been growing since the 2000s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2012 with 0.018% of baby boys being named Hamza. Its ranking then was #663. Among all boy names in its group, Hamza was the most frequently used in 2012.

Baby names that sound like Hamza include Hammza, Hammzah, Hamzah, Haemish, Haimesh, Haimish, Hamak, Hamik, Hamish, Hamzaa, Hancoc, Hancock, Hancok, Hankee, Hankey, Hanki, Hankie, Hanky, Hannes, and Hanoch.

† Pronunciation for Hamza: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"

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