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What does Hakeem mean?

Hakeem Pronunciation of Hakeem [ha-keem] as a boys' name is pronounced hah-KEEM. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Hakeem is "wise, intelligent". In Islam, "All-Wise" is one the ninety-nine attribute names of Allah. Basketball player Hakeem Olajuwon.

ASSOCIATED WITH arabic, wise, intelligent


VARIANTS Akeem, Haakim, Hakim


(male) Harkeem, ..

(female) Hakee, ..

Hakeem Zaylen (H.Z.), ..

How popular is Hakeem?

Hakeem is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#43708 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Hakeem entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #609 in the U.S. in the year 1990, and is currently at #1162. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hakeem name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hakeem outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Akeem (#1458 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) and Hakim are the popular variation forms of Hakeem (#1162). Adoption of these relations of Hakeem was widespread in 1990 (MEDIAN #818) and has become significantly diminished since, with the form Akeem falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hakeem, Akeem, Hakim in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hakeem and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Hakeem is pronounced similarly to Haakim and Hakim. Other recommended names are Ahkeem, Akeem, Azeem, Faheem, Haaken, Haamed, Habeeb, Hadden, Haden, Hadlee, Hadley, Hafeez, Hagen, Haglea (see Hagley), Hagley, Haider, Hailey, Haim, Hakan, Hakon, Hale, Halen, Hallam, Halle, Hallem, Halley, Halsey, Halten (see Halton), Hameed, Hamel, Hamlen, Hamlet, Hammer, Hammet, Haniel, Hanley, Hannes, Hanyel, Hanzel, Hapheez (see Hafiz), Harben, Harden, Harel, Harjeet, Harken, Harlea, Harlee, Harlen, Harmen, Harte, Hasheem, Hashem, Hashim, Haskel, Haskell, Haven, Havier, Hawes, Hawke, Hawley, Hayes, Hayle, Hayyim, Hazen, Jakeem, Kadeem, Kareem, Kaseem, Khadeem, Nadeem, Naeem, Raheem and Saleem. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hakeem.