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:
(male) Hasein, Hisein, ..
(female) Husen, Husone, ..
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)
Charted below is the baby name statistics of Hussein for boys. Hussein entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak position of #1371 in the U.S. in 2002, and is currently at #1431. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Hassan (#759 via latest list) is the only other prominent alternative form of Hussein (#1431 via latest list). These relations of Hussein were popular with parents presently (median #1095). Hassan is more familiar than the rest.
Suggested similar 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.