Gender Masculine
Usage Arabic, Urdu, Malay
Scripts هاشم(Arabic) ہاشم(Urdu)
Pronounced Pron. HA-sheem(Arabic)  [key·IPA]

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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesHashem(Persian) Haşim(Turkish)
Surname DescendantsAl-Hashim, El-Hashem(Arabic)


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Entry updated November 20, 2020