Hussein

Hussein - A very unique male name



  Dec 12,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Hussein, meaning small, handsome one, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1970 on position #1831. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Hussein and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Hussein? 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 Hussein. The baby boy name Hussein was given to 47 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1650 on the national boy baby name top chart.

Must Try: Find A Perfect Name Based On Your Last Name...

With that position 1 in 34,916 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Hussein peaked in popularity 15 years ago in 2002 on position 1205.



Famous with this name

Leng Hussein
Hussein Nassar
Hussein Sedki


How would you rate Hussein, 1-5?

Rating: 5/5 (1 people)


Hussein is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Hussein is currently topping the baby name charts in Michigan at position #291 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,107.

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 Hussein is where you live.


Comment and discuss




Hussein origin and meaning

Hussein is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means small, handsome one. To see famous people named Hussein, pop culture references for the name Hussein and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Hussein

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

Hassan / Hakeem / Hasan / Hakim / Hagen / Hussain / Hagan / Hashim / Hasani / Hazen /

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
20121650
20111608
20101605
20091481
20081602
20071626
20061669
20051475
20041492
20031383
20021205
20011428
20001280
19991272
19981397
19971356
19961369
19951261
19941617
19931411
19921542
19911529
19901397
19891651
19881776
19871663
19861764
19851924
19841759
19831592
19821880
19791738
19782147
19772098
19701831

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Michigan291
Washington855
California2107

Even more about Hussein


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 Hussein 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 Hussein?

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.

Recommended articles


#
On chart
2002
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Hussein
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 34,916
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1970
2012 births +47

About Us

What's BabyNameScience.com? Our team of researchers have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years. From Mary (#1 in 1910) to Madison (#8 in 2012) - We have collected and organized names from over 290 million births to help you find the perfect name for your baby.

Try our free Smart Name Finder

Rather than random suggestions or alphabetically sorted lists we'll give you smart suggestions based on your input and preferences. Give it a try!

  Try Now