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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 (#612) 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.

Hammad1, Hamid1
Var. of Muhammad. Source fr. Arabic. "Praiseworthy." Hamid and Hammad were not Top birth names in 2018.

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

From Latin element. "Son of Melqart." Uncommon. Hamilcar, similar to Halvar, Hammar, uses the -ar ending.

Hamill1, var. Hammill, Hamell, Hamel1
Root fr. Old English element. "Scarred." Hamill, Hamel, etc. were not among 2018's Top names.

Hamilton and variants

Hamilton, var. Hamill2, Hamil, Hamelton, Hamel2
Based on Scottish, Old English elements. "Flat-topped hill." Hamilton is generally used as a baby name among these variations.

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

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

Var. of Jacob. Root fr. Hebrew word. "He who supplants." Haish and Hemish are creative forms. See also Harish.

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

Hamlet and variants

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

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

Hammer, var. Hammur, Hammar
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 variants

Hampton, 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, Hammad, Hameed], Hamilcar, Hamill [Hamel, Hamell, Hammill], Hamilton [Hamil, Hamel, Hamill, Hamelton], Hamish, Jacob [Hamish], James [Hamish], Hamlet [Hamnet, Hammet, Hamnett, Hammond, Hammett], Hamlin [Hamlyn, Hamlen, Hamelin, Hamblin], Hammer [Hammur, Hammar], Hammond, Hampden, Hampton [Hampten], Hampus


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