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What does Hakeem mean?

Hakeem Pronunciation of Hakeem as a boys' name is pronounced hah-KEEM. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Hakeem is "wise, intelligent". In Islam, "All-Wise" is one the ninety-nine attribute names of Allah. Basketball player Hakeem Olajuwon.


ASSOCIATED WITH arabic, wise, intelligent


VARIANTS Akeem, Haakim, Hakim




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How popular is Hakeem?

Hakeem is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#43708 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Hakeem was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #609 in the U.S. in the year 1990, and is at #1053 currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hakeem name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Akeem (#1246 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) and Hakim are the prominent variation forms of Hakeem (#1053). Adoption of these relations of Hakeem was well-received 3 decades ago (AVERAGE #818) and is now much diminished (#1433, 57%), with the version Akeem becoming less fashionable. Hakeem is the most trendy name for newborns among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hakeem, Akeem, Hakim in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hakeem and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Ahkeem, Azeem, Faheem, Haaken, Haamed, Habeeb, Hadden, Haden, Hadlee, Hadley, Hafeez, Hagen, Haglea (see Hagley), Hagley, Haider, Hailey, Haim, Hakan, Hako, Hakon, Hale, Halen, Hallam, Halle, Hallem, Halley, Halsey, Halten (see Halton), Hameed, Hamel, Hamlen, Hamlet, Hammer, Hammet, Haniel, Hanley, Hannes, Hanyel, Hanzel, Hapheez (see Hafiz), Harben, Harden, Harel, Harjeet, Harken, Harlea, Harlee, Harlen, Harmen, Harte, Harvee, Hasheem, Hashem, Hashim, Haskel, Haskell, Haven, Havier, Hawes, Hawke, Hawley, Hayes, Hayim, Hayle, Hayyim, Hazen, Jakeem, Kadeem, Kareem, Kaseem, Khadeem, Nadeem, Naeem, Raheem and Saleem. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hakeem.

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