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What does Husayn mean?

Husayn Pronunciation of Husayn [husayn] as a name for boys is an Arabic name, and the meaning of Husayn is "good; small handsome one". Husayn is an alternate spelling of Hussein (Arabic): originally a pet variant of Hassan.

Associated with: arabic, good, small (little), handsome.

Variations

Husayn has 3 variants: Husain, Husein and Hussain.

Creative forms:
(male) Hasayn, Hosayn, ..

(female) Hudan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Husayn Drayden (H.D.), ..

How popular is Husayn?

Husayn is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Husayn is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Hussein (#1302 in 2015) and Hussain (#1762) are the prominent alternative forms of Husayn (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Husain, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Husayn is at its highest today (average #1532). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Husayn is alike in pronunciation to Hasan, Hassain and Hassan. Other recommended names are Aswyn, Austyn, Crayn, Durwyn, Dustyn, Frayn, Gawayn, Gutyn, Gwayn, Hadwyn, Hagan, Hakan, Hamlyn, Han, Hanan, Harlyn, Hasani, Hasty, Haydn, Hays, Hearn, Hedwyn, Heilyn, Heman, Hogan, Houston, Hudson, Huey, Huon, Hurly, Husni, Huston, Hutten, Hutton, Huxly, Hyman, Hywyn, Justyn, Mostyn, Murvyn, Ostyn, Oswyn, Roslyn, Rustyn, Shayn, Swayn, Twayn and Wayn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Husayn.

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