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What does Hampus mean?

Hampus Pronunciation of Hampus [ham-pus] as a boys' name is of Swedish origin, and the meaning of Hampus is "God is gracious". Diminutive of Hans.

Associated with: gracious.


3 relations via Hans: Hannes, Hanns and Hanss.

Creative forms:
(male) Hapus, Harpus, ..

(female) Hamlis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hampus Brock (H.B.), ..

How popular is Hampus?

Hampus is an unusual first name for males and an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Hampus reached its highest rank of #25 in Sweden in the year 2002, and is at #99 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Popular related forms of Hampus listed in the Top 2000 are Hans (#1411 in recent rankings) and Hannes. Other forms, like Hanns, are uncommon. These forms of Hampus reached the height of their popularity in the 1880s and are now much less common, with the version Hans becoming somewhat dated.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hampus, Hannes outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Beamus, Bemus, Cadmus, Caius, Comus, Dacius, Darius, Fabius, Faunus, Fawnus, Gaius, Hadur, Hagun, Ham, Hamahl, Hamal, Hamar, Hamdi, Hameed, Hamel, Hamell, Hamid, Hamil, Hamill, Hamish, Hamlen, Hamlet, Hamlin, Hamlyn, Hammad, Hammar, Hammer, Hammet, Hammur (see Hammer), Hamnet, Hampden, Hampten, Hampton, Hamud, Hamza, Haroun, Harpal, Harper, Harpur, Harris, Harun, Hawes, Haws, Hayes, Hays, Hermus, Homerus, Hump, Humph (see Humphrey), Humpie, Jairus, Janus, Jarius, Kadmus, Magnus, Magus, Manus, Marcus, Marius, Markus, Mateus, Maurus, Olympus, Paulus, Rasmus, Rastus, Remus, Seamus, Shamus and Taurus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hampus.

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