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What does Hamid mean?

Hamid Pronunciation of Hamid [hamid] as a boys' name is pronounced ha-MEED. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Hamid is "praiseworthy". In Islam, one the ninety-nine attribute names of Allah.

Associated with: arabic.


Hamid has 4 variants: Haamed, Hameed, Hammad and Hamud.

Affiliated boy name: Muhammad.

1 feminine form: Hamida.

Creative forms:
(male) Haid, Harid, ..

(female) Hamdia, Hamhe, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hamid Aayush (H.A.), ..

How popular is Hamid?

Hamid is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#12405 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Muhammad (#365 the previous year) is the only prominent varying form of Hamid (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this relation of Hamid is at its most widespread today (#365). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Muhammad in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Hamid is alike in pronunciation to Haamad. Other recommended names are Amid, David, Farid, Habib, Hadi, Hafiz, Hai, Haig, Haim, Hakim, Hali, Halim, Ham, Hamal, Hamar, Hamdi, Hamel, Hamil, Hamill, Hamish, Hamlin, Hamza, Hani, Hanif, Hari, Havin, Haviv, Hayim, Hazin, Hymie, Jarid, Majid, Nagid, Navid, Said, Sayid, Tavid, Walid and Yazid. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hamid.

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