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What does Husain mean?

Husain Pronunciation of Husain as a name for boys is of Arabic derivation, and the name Husain means "good; small handsome one". Husain is an alternate spelling of Hussein (Arabic): originally a contraction of Hassan.


ASSOCIATED WITH arabic, good, small (little), handsome


VARIANTS Hussain, Husein, Husayn



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How popular is Husain?

Husain is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#13277 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Husain (NOT RANKED) are Hussein (#1416 IN 2016) and Hussain (#1678). Other forms, like Husayn, are uncommon. These relations of Husain were popular as birth names 1 year ago (AVERAGE #1532) and have remained as common to this day. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2016)

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

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

Similar Names

Husain is pronounced similarly to Hasan, Hassain, Hassan and Hazin. Other recommended sound-alike names are Albain, Alstin, Aubin, Austin, Bain, Blain, Brain, Burlin, Cullin, Destin, Dewain, Dunstin, Durbin, Dustin, Duwain, Dwain, Efrain, Erskin, Eusaio (see Eusebius), Fain, Faustin, Haakin, Hadwin, Hagan, Haig, Hakan, Harbin, Hardin, Harkin, Harlin, Hasani, Hashim, Hastie, Hasting, Hawkin, Hearn, Hedwin, Hein, Heman, Herin, Hogan, Hopkin, Hoseia, Hosni, Hubie, Hudson, Hughie, Humpie, Husni, Huston, Hutton, Hyman, Iain, Jasin, Jestin, Justain, Justin, Kain, Mccain, Oisin, Orsin, Osmin, Ossin, Osvin, Rain, Romain, Rubin, Rushkin, Rustin, Twain and Westin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Husain.

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