What does Hashim mean?
Hashim /ha-shim/ 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.
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. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Hashim for boys. Hashim has yet to be recorded in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Recommended similar baby names are Basim, Fahim, Haaken, Haakim, Haakin, Haakon, Hacon, Hagan, Hagen, Haggan, Hagun, Haim, Hakan, Hakeem, Hakim, Hakon, Halim, Haphiz, Hasan, Hasani, Haslit, Hassain, Hassan, Hastie, Hawkin, Hayim, Hayvim, Hayyim, Hazen, Hazin, Heshi, Hosni, Husain, Husayn, Husein, Husni, Hussain, Hussein, Jachim, Kasim, Kassim, Qasim, Rachim, Rahim, Rashid, Wasim and Yachim. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hashim.