Hassan

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hassan

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  • A submission from Washington, United States says the name Hassan means "Good deed doer" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A user from Tanzania says the name Hassan is of African origin and means "God".
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Wiktionary

From Arabic حَسَن (ḥasan) "fine, good, good-looking, handsome, manly; strong".

  1. (Islam) The first son of Ali and brother of Hussein or Hussain; Both are Imams.
  2. A male given name used by Muslims.

Arabic حَسَّان (ḥassān, “doer of good”)

  1. A male given name

From Hebrew חסן, which means "cantor", or "good cantor", derived from the Arabic "good" and the Hebrew "cantor".

  1. A Jewish surname​.

Anglicized form of Irish Ó hOsáin.

  1. A surname​ of Irish origin.

    Notable Persons Named Hassan

    Hassan Whiteside is a basketball player for the Miami Heat, →Reno Bighorns, Sacramento Kings, Sioux Falls Skyforce, Rio Grande Valley Vipers, Amchit Club, Sichuan Blue Whales, Al Mouttahed Tripoli, Jiangsu Monkey King, and Iowa Energy in the National Basketball Association. His most notable accomplishments were from 2010 to present. Hassan was born on June 13th, 1989 in Gastonia, North Carolina.

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    Hassan Rouhani is a 7th President of Iran, Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, First Deputy Speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly, Head of Islamic Consultative Assembly's Commission on Foreign Policy, National Security, Head of Islamic Consultative A. Hassan was given the name Hassan Fereydoun on November 12th, 1948 in Sorkheh. Hassan is also known as Fereydun, Hassan (birth name); Feridon, Hassan (birth name); Rohani, Hassan; Rowhani, Hassan; Ruhani, and Hassan.

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    Hassan II was royalty. He was most active from 1961 to 1999. Hassan was born as the child of Mohammed V of Morocco and Lalla Abla bint Tahar on July 9th, 1929 in Rabat. He breathed his last breath on July 23rd, 1999.

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    Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is a Chairman of the Peace, Development Party, 8th President of Somalia, and Chairman of thePeace. Hassan was born on November 29th, 1955 in Jalalaqsi. Hassan is also known as Mohamoud and Hassan Sheikh; Xasan Sheekh Maxamuud; حسن شيخ محمود.

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    Hassan Nisar is a journalist. Hassan was born on July 5th, 1951 in Faisalabad.

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    Hassan Kouka is a soccer player for the S.C. Braga, Al Ahly SC, Rio Ave F.C., and Egypt national under-20 football team. Hassan was born on March 5th, 1993 in Cairo, Egypt.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Hassan

    Maggie Hassan is a Majority Leader of the New Hampshire Senate, 81st Governor of New Hampshire, and Majority Leader of theNew Hampshire Senate. Maggie was born on February 27th, 1958 in Boston. Maggie is also known as Hassan and Maggie.

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    Nazia Hassan was a pop music and pakistani pop music musician. She plays Vocal music. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1980 to 1992. Nazia was born Nazia Hassan on April 3rd, 1965 in Karachi. She left this life on August 13th, 2000.

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    Muhammad Hassan is a wrestler. Muhammad was born on November 7th, 1981 in Syracuse, New York.

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    Prince Moulay Hassan is royalty. He holds the title Crown Prince of Morocco and Crown prince. Prince was born as the child of Mohammed VI of Morocco and Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco on May 8th, 2003 in Royal Palace, Rabat, Morocco.

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    Tamer Hassan is an actor. He was most active from 2002 to present. Tamer was born on March 18th, 1968 in South Bermondsey.

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    Ahmed Hassan is a soccer player for the Aswan SC, Ismaily SC, Kocaelispor, Denizlispor, Gençlerbirliği S.K., Beşiktaş J.K., R.S.C. Anderlecht, Al Ahly SC, Zamalek SC, and Egypt national football team. Ahmed was born on May 2nd, 1975 in Maghagha, Egypt.

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

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1923 5 0 5
    1941 5 0 5
    1946 6 0 6
    1948 9 0 9
    1950 6 0 6
    1951 6 0 6
    1952 7 0 7
    1953 6 0 6
    1954 7 0 7
    1955 7 0 7
    1957 12 0 12
    1961 17 0 17
    1962 16 0 16
    1963 15 0 15
    1964 26 0 26
    1965 30 0 30
    1966 45 0 45
    1967 35 0 35
    1968 48 0 48
    1969 48 0 48
    1970 64 0 64
    1971 78 0 78
    1972 66 0 66
    1973 68 0 68
    1974 83 0 83
    1975 85 0 85
    1976 109 0 109
    1977 140 0 140
    1978 148 7 141
    1979 118 0 118
    1980 130 0 130
    1981 136 0 136
    1982 115 0 115
    1983 121 0 121
    1984 119 0 119
    1985 119 0 119
    1986 123 0 123
    1987 147 0 147
    1988 154 0 154
    1989 143 0 143
    1990 195 0 195
    1991 171 0 171
    1992 153 0 153
    1993 213 0 213
    1994 217 0 217
    1995 207 0 207
    1996 208 0 208
    1997 256 0 256
    1998 253 0 253
    1999 213 0 213
    2000 257 0 257
    2001 218 0 218
    2002 225 0 225
    2003 213 0 213
    2004 223 0 223
    2005 258 0 258
    2006 280 0 280
    2007 262 0 262
    2008 278 0 278
    2009 277 0 277
    2010 275 0 275
    2011 242 0 242
    2012 246 0 246
    2013 261 0 261
    2014 309 0 309
    2015 318 0 318
    2016 298 0 298
    2017 336 0 336

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    Popularity of Hassan as a first name

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    Popularity of Hassan as a last name

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    Common last names for Hassan

    • Ali
    • Ahmed
    • Abdullah
    • Muhammad

    Common first names for Hassan

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Hassan U.S.
      White 33.76% 64.26%
      African American 38.95% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 19.20% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.24% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 4.72% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 3.14% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Hassan

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

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    Fun Facts about the name Hassan

    • How Popular is the name Hassan? Hassan is the 2,586th most popular name of all time. As a last name Hassan was the 1,652nd most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Hassan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,484 babies born with the first name Hassan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hassan to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hassan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1923 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Hassan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hassan is Friday, May 15th, 1874.
    • What year had the most people named Hassan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hassan was in 2017 with a total of 336 babies.
    • Random Hassan Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hassan is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1994.
    • Weird things about the name Hassan: Your name in reverse order is Nassah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahsans. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Hassan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 21,801 people with the last name Hassan.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hassan? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 7 of them will have Hassan as their last name.

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