Hamza

Hamza - A very unique male name



  Mar 29,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Hamza, meaning lion, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1985 on position #2481. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Hamza and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Hamza? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Hamza. The baby boy name Hamza was given to 319 baby boys in 2012, ranking #652 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,144 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Hamza peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 652.



Famous with this name

Hamza Nourou
Ahmed Hamza
Jerry Hamza


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Hamza is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Hamza is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #188 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #898.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Hamza is where you live.


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Hamza origin and meaning

Hamza is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means lion. To see famous people named Hamza, pop culture references for the name Hamza and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Hamza

We've found the following names that sound similar to Hamza, sorted by popularity.

Hans / Hank / Hung / Humza / Hamzah / Hoang / Heinz / Hong / Hamsa / Haynes /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012652
2011753
2010755
2009702
2008749
2007735
2006719
2005730
2004705
2003727
2002740
2001693
2000778
1999792
1998887
19971087
19961146
19951046
19941187
19931817
19921603
19911816
19902217
19892764
19882470
19852481

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota188
Connecticut327
Ohio389
Michigan413
New York419
Missouri422
New Jersey422
Washington434
Virginia467
Illinois496
Colorado593
Pennsylvania689
Florida738
Maryland747
Massachusetts801
Wisconsin807
California809
Texas881
Georgia898

Even more about Hamza


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Hamza a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Hamza?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Hamza
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 5,144
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1985
2012 births +319

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