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pinWhat does Hamish mean?

Hamish /ham-ish/ as a boys' name is of Scottish and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Hamish is "he who supplants". Anglicized spelling of the vocative case Sheumais, the Gaelic form of James.

Affiliated boy names: Ferris and Jacob.


Hamish has 2 different relations via James: Jamie and Jamison.

Kreatif forms: Hamishhei, Harmish, Heimish. [more]

pinHow popular is Hamish?

Hamish is a rare first name for men and a unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name history of Hamish for boys. Hamish reached its top rank of #51 in Australia in 2003, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Birth Names, 2013)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Hamish name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted comparison of the statistics of Hamish and associated names. Jacob (#4 via latest list), James (#9), Jamison (#440) and Jamie (#786) are the popular varying forms of Hamish. Usage of these relations of Hamish was common during the years 1970-1979 (median #337) and is somewhat lower today (#447, down 16.6%), with the form Jamie becoming less in vogue. Jamison and Jacob are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this compilation, with Jacob going through a rekindling in popularity.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jacob, James, Jamie, Jamison in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hamish, Jacob, James, Jamie outside U.S.

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Hamish is pronounced similarly to Himesh. Other suggested similar baby names are Cash, Farrish, Gadish, Ganesh, Habib, Haily, Halsy, Hamar, Hamid, Hamil, Hamill, Hamnet, Hamza, Hanns, Hanoch, Hans, Hanss, Harish, Havier, Haviv, Hawes, Hayes, Marsh, Parish and Tavish. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hamish.