Given Name HASHIM

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Arabic
OTHER SCRIPTS: هاشم (Arabic)

Meaning & History

Means "crusher, breaker" in Arabic. This was the nickname of a great-grandfather of the Prophet Muhammad. He acquired this nickname because of his practice of crumbling bread and giving it to pilgrims.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hashem (Persian), Haşim (Turkish)


Jordanian royal family
Entry updated December 8, 2017