Meaning and Name Origin
Hamish has 27 different forms via James: Diego▲, Diogo, Giacomo, Iago, Jacob▲, Jacques▼, Jago, Jagu, Jaime▲, Jaimey, Jaimie, Jame, Jameson▲, Jamey▼, Jamie▼, Jamison▲, Jascha, Jayme, Jaymes, Jaymie, Jem, Jemmy, Jim▼, Jimbo, Jimmie▼, Jimmy▲ and Seamus.
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 popularity of Hamish for boys. Hamish reached its top rank of #51 in Australia in 2003, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Hamish and associated names. Jacob (#4 a year ago), James (#9), Diego (#129), Jameson (#159), Jamison (#440), Jaime (#468), Jimmy (#523), Jamie (#786), Seamus (#900), Jimmie, Jame, Jim, Jayme, Jacques and Jamey are the popular varying forms of Hamish. Usage of these boy names reached its apex during the years 1970-1979 and is now significantly lower, with the forms Jamie, Jimmie, Jim, Jacques and Jamey falling out of style. The trendier names for newborns in this compilation are Jameson (#159), Jamison (#440), Jacob (#4), Diego (#129) and Jaime (#468), with Diego and Jacob going through a rekindling in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Hamish is pronounced similarly to Himesh. Like Hamish, this name is not commonly used.