• 6k Hamza


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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Hamza" mean? The list below shows the origins of Hamza as well as things modernly associated with the name Hamza such as celebrities named Hamza.

Origin and Meaning of Hamza

"Hamza" is a name of Arabic origin, and it means "Lion". It's a name commonly given to boys.

  1. A male given name

Notable Persons With the Name Hamza

Hamza Ali Abbasi is an actor and filmmaker. His ongoing career started in 2006. Hamza was born in 23 in Pakistan.


Hamza bin Laden is a leading person. Hamza was born in 1991. Hamza is also known as bin Laden and Hamza bin Osama bin Muhammad bin 'Awad.


Hamza Ali Al-Khateeb was a famous person. Hamza was born Hamza Ali Al-Khateeb on October 24th, 1997 in Al-Jiza. He breathed his last breath on May 25th, 2011.


Hamza Ibn ‘Abd Al-Muttalib was a notable individual. Hamza was born in 567 in Mecca. He died in 625.


Hamza al-Ghamdi was a famed human. Hamza was born Hamza al-Ghamdi on November 18th, 1980 in Al Bahah Region. Hamza is also known as Alghamdi and Hamza (alternate transliteration); حمزة الغامدي (Arabic). He passed away on September 11th, 2001.


Hamza Younés is a soccer player for the CS Concordia Chiajna, PFC Ludogorets Razgrad, US Monastir, CS Sfaxien, Étoile Sportive du Sahel, FC Petrolul Ploiești, PFC Botev Plovdiv, Tractor Sazi F.C., and Tunisia national football team. Hamza was born on April 16th, 1986 in Monastir, Tunisia.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hamza

Bur’i Mohamed Hamza is a State Minister of Finance, State Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation of Somalia, Member of the Federal Parliament of Somalia, International Cooperation ofSomalia, and Member of theFederal Parliament of Somalia. His most notable accomplishments were from 2014 to 2014. Bur’i was born in Somalia. Bur’i is also known as Burci Maxamed Xamza; البرعي محمد حمزة.


Ceakirdjiba Hamza was an influential person. He breathed his last breath in 1460.


Khidir Hamza is an important human.


T. K. Hamza is an MP and Member of parliament. T. was born on July 14th, 1937 in Vandur.


Valiya Mannathal Hamza is an important somebody in the field of geophysics. Valiya was born in Kozhikode district.


Gamal Hamza is an athlete for the Zamalek SC, FSV Mainz 05, El Gouna, Misr El-Makasa SC, Al-Sinaa SC, FC Zugdidi, Haras El-Hodood SC, and Egypt national football team. Gamal was born on December 5th, 1981 in Cairo.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1977 5 0 5
1979 5 0 5
1980 7 0 7
1981 6 0 6
1982 11 0 11
1983 11 0 11
1984 10 0 10
1985 14 0 14
1986 14 0 14
1987 18 0 18
1988 20 0 20
1989 32 0 32
1990 31 0 31
1991 41 0 41
1992 53 0 53
1993 41 0 41
1994 74 0 74
1995 97 0 97
1996 93 0 93
1997 98 0 98
1998 149 0 149
1999 184 0 184
2000 203 0 203
2001 246 0 246
2002 226 0 226
2003 246 0 246
2004 258 0 258
2005 279 0 279
2006 288 0 288
2007 317 0 317
2008 291 0 291
2009 338 0 338
2010 297 0 297
2011 293 0 293
2012 356 0 356
2013 369 0 369
2014 426 0 426
2015 432 0 432

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Popularity of Hamza as a first name

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Popularity of Hamza as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hamza U.S.
  White 56.43% 64.26%
  African American 21.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 14.30% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hamza

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

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Fun Facts about the name Hamza

  • How Popular is the name Hamza? Hamza is the 3,309th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hamza was the 24,237th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hamza have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,879 babies born with the first name Hamza in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hamza to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hamza? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Hamza first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hamza is Sunday, August 15th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Hamza born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hamza was in 2015 with a total of 432 babies.
  • Random Hamza Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hamza is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Hamza: Your name in reverse order is Azmah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zhaam. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hamza? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,035 people with the last name Hamza.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hamza? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hamza as their last name since less than 1 person in 286k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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What does the name Hamza mean?

His for honor, your most valuable possession.

Ais for articulate, a regular wordsmith

Mis for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Zis for zany, the funny side of you!

Ais for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.