Hamza

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Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of the Arabic name حمزة (Hamza) meaning

1) 'to be or become strong or steadfast' [1]

2) 'lion' [2] [3]


Lion waiting in Namibia.jpg
Lion
Image by Kevin Pluck,[4]
licensed under Creative Commons

Related Names

Hamsa Arabic
Hamza
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Arabic
Hamzah Arabic
Hamze Arabic

Further Information

Hamza is a name used among immigrants from Arabic-speaking countries, but is very rarely used in the Nordic countries by people without an immigration background

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
2 96 1497 1758
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 742 n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 619 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 338
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Sources: [5] [6] [7] [8]

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Hamza (m) Sources: [5][6][7][8]


References

  1. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Ordbog over muslimske fornavne i Danmark (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Kevin Pluck, source & license
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi