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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hamid

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From Arabic حَمِيد (ḥamīd, “praiseworthy”).

  1. A male given name used by Muslims.

From Arabic حَامِد (ḥāmid, “praiser [of God]”).

  1. A male given name used by Muslims.

    Notable Persons Named Hamid

    Hamid Karzai is a 12th President of Afghanistan. Hamid was born on December 24th, 1957 in Kandahar.

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    Ajit Khan was an actor. Ajit was given the name Hamid Ali Khan on January 27th, 1922 in Golkonda. He left this life on October 21st, 1998.

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    Hamid Mir is a journalist. He holds the title Executive Editor Geo News. He has had major accomplishments since 1987. Hamid was born as the child of Waris Mir on July 23rd, 1966 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

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    Hamid Gul was a retired army officer, former spymaster, and spymaster. His military service ended in 1992. Hamid was born on November 20th, 1936 in Sargodha. He breathed his last breath on August 15th, 2015.

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    Hamid Dabashi is a philosopher. Hamid was born on June 15th, 1951 in Ahvaz.

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    Hamid was born on April 10th, 1910. He left this life on May 28th, 1962.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Hamid

    Abdul Hamid is a military person. His military service ended in 1965.

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    Syed Zaid Zaman Hamid is a pundit and political commentator. Syed was born on March 14th, 1964. Syed is also known as Syed Zaid Zaman Hamid.

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    Mohsin Hamid is a literary fiction author. He was most prominent from 2000 to present. Mohsin was born in Lahore.

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    Bill Hamid is a soccer player for the D.C. United, United States men's national under-20 soccer team, United States men's national under-23 soccer team, and United States men's national soccer team. Bill was born on November 25th, 1990 in Annandale, Virginia, United States. Bill is also known as Hamid and Bilal Abdul.

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    Tawfik was born in 1961 in Egypt.

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    Ungku Abdul Aziz is a vice-chancellor of university of malaya, university of malaya, and vice-chancellor ofuniversity of malaya(1968-1988). Ungku was given the name Ungku Abdul Aziz bin Ungku Abdul Hamid on January 28th, 1922 in London, United Kingdom.

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    How popular is the baby name Hamid in the U.S.?

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1960 6 0 6
    1966 5 0 5
    1970 5 0 5
    1971 6 0 6
    1973 7 0 7
    1974 5 0 5
    1975 9 0 9
    1976 8 0 8
    1977 14 0 14
    1978 16 0 16
    1979 14 0 14
    1980 17 0 17
    1981 14 0 14
    1982 19 0 19
    1983 20 0 20
    1984 9 0 9
    1985 13 0 13
    1986 18 0 18
    1987 16 0 16
    1988 20 0 20
    1989 26 0 26
    1990 20 0 20
    1991 11 0 11
    1992 16 0 16
    1993 17 0 17
    1994 17 0 17
    1995 13 0 13
    1996 21 0 21
    1997 19 0 19
    1998 16 0 16
    1999 13 0 13
    2000 17 0 17
    2001 20 0 20
    2002 25 0 25
    2003 17 0 17
    2004 21 0 21
    2005 16 0 16
    2006 23 0 23
    2007 19 0 19
    2008 25 0 25
    2009 8 0 8
    2010 13 0 13
    2011 20 0 20
    2012 25 0 25
    2013 16 0 16
    2014 22 0 22
    2015 12 0 12
    2016 21 0 21
    2017 24 0 24

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    Popularity of Hamid as a last name

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    Common last names for Hamid

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    Common first names for Hamid

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Hamid U.S.
      White 31.14% 64.26%
      African American 18.15% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 38.86% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.70% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 8.53% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 2.62% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Hamid

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

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    Fun Facts about the name Hamid

    • How Popular is the name Hamid? Hamid is the 12,411th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hamid was the 9,473rd most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Hamid have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 774 babies born with the first name Hamid in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hamid to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hamid? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
    • When was Hamid first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hamid is Saturday, April 19th, 1884.
    • What year had the most people named Hamid born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hamid was in 1989 with a total of 26 babies.
    • Random Hamid Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hamid is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1989.
    • Weird things about the name Hamid: Your name in reverse order is Dimah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dhiam. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Hamid? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,433 people with the last name Hamid.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hamid? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Hamid as their last name.

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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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