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Boy Names Starting with Ham-

Ham- baby names and what they mean, with 21 results. Ham- names are used more often as masculine names. Adoption of these boy names is at its most widespread presently. Hamza (#615) is the most fashionable birth name here, while Hamer (top 3%) and Hames (5%) are popular Ham- last names.

Ham- names

Ham - Hampus | Hamza

Ham - Hampus

Based on Hebrew element. "Heat." Less widespread today. Ham was last found in 1880-1889 in the Top 2000.

Hamal, var. Hamahl
Root fr. Arabic word. "Lamb." Hamad is a marginally favored baby name.

Derived fr. Old Norse word. "Hammer." Hamar (cf. Samar, Ramar) is a common -amar suffix surname. See also Homer.

Root fr. Arabic word. "Much praise." Outside Top 2000.

Origin fr. Arabic word. "Engaged in praising Allah." Not in popularity charts. See also Hamid.

Hamid1, Hammad1
Var. of Muhammad. Source fr. Arabic. "Praiseworthy." Hamid and Hammad were not Top birth names in 2015.

Hamid2, var. Hameed, Hamud, Hammad2
Derivative of Arabic element. "Praiseworthy." Hamid and variants are uncommon as children's names.

From Latin element. "Son of Melqart." Harmilcar and Helmilcar are creative variations.

Hamill1, var. Hamel1, Hamell, Hammill
Root fr. Old English element. "Scarred." Hamill, Hamel, etc. were not among 2015's Top names.

Hamilton and variantsHamilton, var. Hamel2, Hamelton, Hamil, Hamill2
Based on Scottish, Old English elements. "Flat-topped hill." Unconventional, with usage of 0.004% for Hamilton and variants as baby names in 2015, less than 0.005% a year ago.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ham- names: Ham, Hamilton, Hammond, Hampton

Var. of James. Stems fr. Hebrew element. "He who supplants." Not in Top 2000. See also Harish.

Var. of Jacob. Root fr. Hebrew word. "He who supplants." Unusual. Hamish (compare Himesh) has the androgynous-sounding -sh suffix. See also Harish.

Root fr. Scottish, Hebrew languages. "He who supplants." Hamish is not often adopted as a boys' name. See also Himesh.

Hamlet and variantsHamlet, var. Hammet, Hammett, Hammond1, Hamnet, Hamnett
Root fr. Old German, French words. "Village, home." Hammond is popular as a boys' name among the variant forms of Hamlet.

Hamlin, var. Hamblin, Hamelin, Hamlen, Hamlyn
From Old German word. "Little home-lover." Hamlin, Hamlen, etc. are not in the Top 2000.

Hammer, var. Hammar, Hammur
Derivative of Old German. "Hammer maker; carpenter." Hammet (upper 66%), Hammerl (74%) are conventional surnames.

Based on Old German language. "Home protector." Hammond grew in popularity during 1910-1919. See also Lammond.

Origin fr. Old English word. "Home in the valley." Not in Top 2000. See also Hampten.

Hampton and variantsHampton, var. Hampten
Derived fr. Old English. "Home settlement." Hampton and Hampten are infrequently used masculine names, and Hampton appears often (upper 1%) as a surname.

Based on Swedish. "God is gracious." Not that prominent as a boys' name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Ham- names for boys.

1. Ham - Hampus
Ham, Hamal [Hamahl], Hamar, Hamdani, Hamdi, Muhammad [Hamid, Hammad], Hamid [Hamud, Hameed, Hammad], Hamilcar, Hamill [Hamel, Hamell, Hammill], Hamilton [Hamel, Hamil, Hamill, Hamelton], James [Hamish], Jacob [Hamish], Hamish, Hamlet [Hammet, Hamnet, Hammett, Hammond, Hamnett], Hamlin [Hamlyn, Hamlen, Hamblin, Hamelin], Hammer [Hammar, Hammur], Hammond, Hampden, Hampton [Hampten], Hampus


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