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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hamad

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  • According to a user from Saudi Arabia, the name Hamad is of Unknown origin and means "God's Praise".
  • A submission from Kuwait says the name Hamad means "Thankful" and is of Arabic origin.

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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Hamad

Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari is a Minister for Culture, Arts, Heritage of Qatar, Ministry of Culture, and Heritage (Qatar). Hamad was born on January 1st, 1948 in Al Ghariyah.


Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani is royalty. He was most prominent from 1995 to 2013. Hamad was born as the child of Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani on January 1st, 1952 in Doha.


Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa is royalty. His ongoing career started in 1999. Hamad was born as the child of Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa and Hessa bint Salman Al Khalifa on January 28th, 1950 in Riffa.


Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani is a Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prime Minister of Qatar, and List of Prime Ministers of Qatar. Hamad was born on January 11th, 1959 in Doha.


Tippu Tip was a slave trader, ivory merchant, explorer, and governor. Tippu was given the name Hamad bin Muḥammad bin Jum'ah bin Rajab bin Muḥammad bin Sa‘īd al-Murjabī in 1837 in Zanzibar. He died on June 14th, 1905.


Hamad bin Thamer bin Thani Al Thani is a ceo of al-gharafa sports club, chairman of al jazeera media network, al-gharafa sports club, al jazeera media network, ceo ofal-gharafa sports club, and chairman ofal jazeera media network. Hamad was born in Doha.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hamad

Bas is a hip hop music rapping. He was most active from 2010 to present. Bas was given the name Abbas Hamad in Paris. Bas is also known as Bas.


Jiloan Hamad is a soccer player for the TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, BK Forward, Malmö FF, Standard Liège, Sweden national under-17 football team, Sweden national under-19 football team, and Sweden national under-21 football team. Jiloan was born on November 6th, 1990 in Baku.


Sam Hamad is a MNA for Louis-Hébert, Chair of the Conseil du trésor, and MNAforLouis-Hébert. Sam was born on June 17th, 1958 in Damascus.


Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad is a First Vice President of Zanzibar and Chief Minister of Zanzibar. Maalim was born on October 22nd, 1943.


Adnan Hamad is a soccer player for the Samarra FC, Salahaddin FC, Al-Zawra'a SC, Al-Talaba SC, Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya, and Iraq national football team. Adnan was born on February 1st, 1961 in Samarra.


Mehad Hamad is an arabic music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1983 to present. Mehad was given the name Mehad Hamad Mehad Mohammed Al Muhairi on April 11th, 1960 in Kalba. Mehad is also known as The first Emirates artist.


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Popularity of Hamad as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hamad U.S.
  White 74.95% 64.26%
  African American 10.68% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.01% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.47% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hamad

People with the last name Hamad are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Hamad

  • How Popular is the name Hamad? Hamad is the 18,874th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hamad was the 17,120th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hamad have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 389 babies born with the first name Hamad in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hamad to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hamad? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Hamad first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hamad is Wednesday, March 15th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Hamad born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hamad was in 2014 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Hamad Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hamad is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Hamad: Your name in reverse order is Damah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aahmd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hamad? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,657 people with the last name Hamad.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hamad? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hamad as their last name since less than 1 person in 179k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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