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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.

Hussein is also pronounced similarly to Hassain.


Popularity of Hussein

Hussein is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#22190 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Hussein name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Hussein with its variant forms and related boy baby names.


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