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What does Hakeem mean?

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


Hakeem has 3 variants: Akeem, Haakim and Hakim.

Hakeem has 1 feminine form: Hakeema.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Hankeem, Harkeem, ..

(female) Hakee, Hakeemmi, ..

How popular is Hakeem?

Hakeem is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#43708 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the birth name history of Hakeem for boys. Hakeem was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #609 in the U.S. in the year 1990, and is at #1968 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of the boy name Hakeem and related names. Akeem (#1654 from current records) and Hakim are the prominent variation forms of Hakeem (#1968 from current records). Adoption of these relations of Hakeem was well-received 2 decades ago (average #818) and is now much diminished (#1874, 80%), with the version Akeem becoming less fashionable.

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


Recommended names are Ahkeem, Azeem, Faheem, Haaken, Haamed, Habeeb, Hadden, Haden, Hadlee, Hadley, Hafeez, Hagen, Haglea (see Hagley), Hagley, Haider, Hailey, Haim, Hakan, Hako, 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, Harvee, Hasheem, Hashem, Hashim, Haskel, Haskell, Haven, Havier, Hawes, Hawke, Hawley, Hayes, Hayim, Hayle, Hayyim, Hazen, Jakeem, Kadeem, Kareem, Kaseem, Khadeem, Nadeem, Naeem, Raheem and Saleem. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hakeem.