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Hussein meaning and name origin

Hussein \hu(s)-sein\ as a boy's name is pronounced hoo-SAYN. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Hussein is "good; small handsome one". The name of a prominent person in Shiite Islam and a royal name in Jordan. American President Barack Hussein Obama.

Hussein has 4 variant forms: Husain, Husayn, Husein and Hussain.

Baby names that sound like Hussein are Hassain and Hassan.

Popularity of Hussein

Hussein is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#22190 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Hussein compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Hussein only.

Popularity of name Hussein
Popularity of Hussein