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What does Hassan mean?

Hassan /has-san/ 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


Hassan has 3 variants: Hasan, Hasani and Hassain.

Hassan has 4 more related forms via Hussein: Husain, Husayn, Husein and Hussain.

Hassan has 1 feminine form: Hasana.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Hadsan, Hasman, ..

(female) Hasen, Hasnan, ..

How popular is Hassan?

Hassan is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#1015 out of 1220, Top 83%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#2762 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name history of Hassan for boys. Hassan entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #647 in the U.S. in the year 1997, and is at #759 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Popular varying forms of Hassan (#759 from current records) are Hasan (#1394 from current records) and Hussein (#1431). Adoption of these relations of Hassan is at its apex today (median #1194). Hassan has generally been popular among parents.

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 Hazen, Hazin and Hewson. Other suggested similar 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, Hashem, Hashim, Hawkin, Haydan, Haylan, Hisham, Hogan, Lasean, Massen, Masson, Nissan and Tasman. These names tend to be less commonly used than Hassan.