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Hamza - Meaning of Hamza

What does Hamza mean?

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[ 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.

See also the related categories, strong (strength), lion, steadfast (honorable), battle (war), element, and arabic.

Hamza is a fairly popular baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been growing since the 1990s; before that, it was of only sporadic use. Its usage peaked modestly in 2016 with 0.025% of baby boys being named Hamza. Its ranking then was #569. Among all boy names in its group, Hamza was the most frequently used in 2016.

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

† 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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