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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hameed

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  • According to a user from Pakistan, the name Hameed is of Arabic origin and means "Praiseworthy, Laudable, Commendable".
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Notable Persons Named Hameed

Hameed Sheikh is an actor, film producer, and producer.


Hameed was born in 1923 in Ludhiana, India. He died on October 18th, 2011.


Hameed Nizami was a journalist. He has had major accomplishments since 1935. Hameed was born on October 3rd, 1915 in Sangla Hill. He breathed his last breath on February 22nd, 1962.


Hameed was born in 1958. He died in 1981.


Hameed Youssuf is a soccer player for the Al-Arabi SC (Kuwait), Al-Yarmouk SC (Kuwait), Al-Salmiya SC, and Kuwait national football team. Hameed was born on August 10th, 1987 in Kuwait. Hameed is also known as The Rock.


He breathed his last breath on July 9th, 2014.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hameed

Haseeb was born on January 17th, 1997 in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England.


Shahul Hameed was a playback singer. He was most active from 1980 to 1998. Shahul is also known as Hameed. He breathed his last breath in 1997.


B H Abdul Hameed is an anchor and actor. B was born in Colombo,Sri Lanka,.


Yasir Hameed is a cricketer. Yasir was born on February 28th, 1978 in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.


Maiza Hameed is a Member of Parliament and National Assembly of Pakistan. She has been prominent since 2013.


Abdul Hameed was a novelist, short story writer, playwright, broadcaster, short story, and presenter. He was most active from 1928 to 2011. Abdul was born Abdul Hameed in Amritsar. He died on April 29th, 2011.


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Popularity of Hameed as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hameed U.S.
  White 16.92% 64.26%
  African American 19.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 57.04% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hameed

People with the last name Hameed are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Hameed

  • How Popular is the name Hameed? Hameed is the 30,081st most popular name of all time. As a last name Hameed was the 15,879th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hameed have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 158 babies born with the first name Hameed in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hameed 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 Hameed? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Hameed first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hameed is Saturday, April 15th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Hameed born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hameed was in 2005 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Random Hameed Factoid: According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hameed is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1976.
  • Weird things about the name Hameed: Your name in reverse order is Deemah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Heedma. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hameed? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,832 people with the last name Hameed.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hameed? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hameed as their last name since less than 1 person in 161k 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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