Gender Masculine
Scripts حميد(Arabic) حمید(Persian, Urdu)
Pronounced Pron. ha-MEED(Arabic)
haw-MEHD(Persian)
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Meaning & History

Means "praiseworthy" in Arabic, from the root حَمِدَ (hamida) meaning "to praise". In Islamic tradition الحميد (al-Hamid) is one of the 99 names of Allah.

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VariantsAhmad, Ahmed, Hameed(Arabic) Hameed(Urdu)
Feminine FormsHamida(Arabic) Hamide(Persian)
Other Languages & CulturesAhmad(Avar) Əhməd(Azerbaijani) Ahmad, Ahmed(Bengali) Ahmed(Bosnian) Akhmad(Chechen) Ahmed(Dhivehi) Aamadu(Fula) Ahmadu(Hausa) Ahmad(Indonesian) Akhmad(Ingush) Ehmed(Kurdish) Ahmad(Malay) Ahmad, Ahmed(Pashto) Axmed(Somali) Ahmed, Ahmet, Hamit(Turkish) Ehmet(Uyghur) Amadou, Amadu(Western African)
Same SpellingHamid (2)

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Entry updated November 20, 2020