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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 not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#22190 out of 88799, Top 25%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Hussein for boys. Hussein has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Hussein name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hussein outside U.S.

Similar Names

Hussein is also pronounced similarly to Hassain. Like Hussein, this name is not commonly used.