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What does Hussain mean?

Hussain Pronunciation of Hussain as a name for boys has its root in Arabic, and the meaning of Hussain is "good; small handsome one". Hussain is a version of Hussein (Arabic): originally a contraction of Hassan.


ASSOCIATED WITH arabic, good, small (little), handsome


VARIANTS Husein, Husayn, Husain



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How popular is Hussain?

Hussain is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#2996 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Hussain was first listed in 2015 and reached its apex rank of #1626 in the U.S. in the year 2018. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Hussein (#1739 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) is the only other prominent variation form of Hussain (#1626). Other forms, like Husayn, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Hussain was at its apex 1 year ago (ADOPTION OF 0.01%) and is almost as widespread today (ADOPTION 0.01%, DOWN 14%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hussain, Hussein in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Hussain is alike in pronunciation to Hasan, Hassain and Hassan. Other recommended sound-alike names are Austin, Dunstin, Dustin, Duwain, Hudson, Husni, Huston, Jesstin, Josslin, Justain, Justin, Masslin, Ossin, Rushkin and Rustin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hussain.

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