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What does Hassan mean?

Hassan Pronunciation of Hassan as a boys' name is pronounced hah-SAHN. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Hassan is "good-looking, handsome". From the root hasuna "to be good". Popular in the Arabic world, and used in honor of Hassan and Hussein, the two grandsons of the Prophet Muhammad.


ASSOCIATED WITH arabic, good, handsome, popular (famous), prophet


VARIANTS Hasan, Hasani, Hassain

RELATED FORMS VIA HUSSEIN Husain, Husayn, Husein, Hussain




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How popular is Hassan?

Hassan is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1015 out of 1220, Top 83%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#2762 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Hassan entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #647 in the U.S. in the year 1997, and is currently at #789. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2016)

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

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

Which version is better?

Hasan (#1245 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) and Hussein (#1416) are the popular variation forms of Hassan (#789). Adoption of these relations of Hassan was widespread in 2015 (MEDIAN #1145) and has remained as conventional to this day. Hassan is the most contemporarily stylish boy name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hassan, Hasan, Hussein in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hassan and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Hassan is pronounced similarly to Hasan, Hassain, Hazen, Hazin, Hewson, Husain, Husayn, Husein, Hussain and Hussein. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Bassam, Carsan, Cassian, Dasean, Ghassan, Haaken, Haakin, Haakon, Hacon, Haddan, Hagan, Hagen, Haggan, Hagun, Hakan, Hakon, Haldan, Hanan, Hannan, Hansen, Hanson, Hanssen, Hansson, Harkan, Harlan, Harman, Hasani, Hashem, Hashim, Hawkin, Haydan, Haylan, Hisham, Hogan, Lasean, Massen, Masson, Nissan and Tasman. These names tend to be less commonly used than Hassan.