What does Hussein mean?
Originally a pet form of Hassan. The name of a prominent person in Shiite Islam and a royal name in Jordan. American President Barack Hussein Obama.
Hussein has 1 more different relation via Hassan: Hassain.
Hussein has 1 feminine form: Husayna.Kreatif forms: Hasein, Husne, Husseinne. [more]
How popular is Hussein?
Hussein is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#9442 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Hassan (#759 via latest list) is the only prominent alternative form of Hussein (outside Top 1000). This relation of Hussein was popular with parents in 1997 (#647) and is almost as common today (#759, down 32%). Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Hussein and associated names. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Thinking of names?
Suggested similar baby names are Austin▲, Dunstin, Dustin▲, Hansen, Hanssen, Hein, Hoseia, Hosheia, Hudson▲, Husni, Huston, Hutten, Jesstin, Josslin, Justain, Justin▲, Masslin, Ossin, Rosselin, Rushkin and Rustin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hussein.