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What does Hashim mean?

Hashim Pronunciation of Hashim [hashim] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Hashim is "he breaks". From hashama, referring to the breaking of bread. The name of the great-grandfather of the Prophet Muhammad.

Associated with: arabic, great, prophet.


Hashim has 4 variants: Haashim, Hasheem, Hashem and Hisham.

Creative forms:
(male) Hoshim, Hushim, ..

(female) Hashima, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hashim Clive (H.C.), ..

How popular is Hashim?

Hashim is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#28489 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Hashim has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Basim, Fahim, Haakim, Haakin, Haim, Hakeem, Hakim, Halim, Haphiz (see Hafiz), Hasan, Hasani, Haslit, Hassain, Hassan, Hastie, Hawkin, Hayim, Hayvim, Hayyim, Hazin, Heshi, Hosni, Husain, Husein, Husni, Jachim, Kasim, Kassim, Qasim, Rachim, Rahim, Rashid, Wasim and Yachim. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hashim.