Given Name HASAN

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: حسن (Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Shahmukhi), হাসান (Bengali)

Meaning & History

Means "handsome", derived from Arabic حسن (hasuna) meaning "to be beautiful, to be good". Hasan was the son of Ali and the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad. He was poisoned by one of his wives and is regarded as a martyr by Shia Muslims. This was also the name of two kings of Morocco. It is sometimes transcribed as Hassan, though this is a distinct name in Arabic.
DIMINUTIVES: Hisein, Husain, Husayn, Hussain, Hussein (Arabic), Hüseyin (Turkish), Hossein (Persian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hüseyn (Azerbaijani), Khasan (Bashkir), Husein (Bosnian), Khasan (Chechen), Khasan (Circassian), Khasan (Ingush), Khasan (Ossetian), Khasan (Tatar)


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Entry updated December 8, 2017