Hamza

Arabic
"lion or strong"

Hamza Origin and Meaning

The name Hamza is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "lion or strong".

Hamza was the legendary uncle of the Prophet Muhammad, hero of The Hamzanama, the Story of Hamza.

# 556 in the US

Hamza Rank in US Top 1000

# 1077 on Nameberry

Hamza Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Hamza Popularity

Famous People Named Hamza

  • Hamza AbbasiPakistani actor, model, and director
  • Hamza AlicBosnian shot putter (2008 Olympics)
  • Hamza Bin Ladenson of Osama Bin Laden
  • Hamza CakirTurkish,German footballer
  • Hamza El Din (19292006), Egyptian composer, oud player & vocalist
  • Hamza DiraniJordanian race car & kart racing driver
  • Hamza HamzaogluTurkish football manager & former player
  • Hamza HatoumContestant on Big Brother Canada 6
  • Hamza ibn 'AbdulMuttalib, paternal uncle of the Prophet Muhammad
  • Hamza KoudriAlgerian footballer
  • Hamza Hakimzade Niyazi (18891929), Soviet & Uzbek author & poet
  • Hamza YerlikayaTurkish wrestler (1996 & 2000 Olympic Champion)
  • Hamza YounesTunisian footballer

Hamza in Pop Culture

  • Hamzaa letter in the Arabic alphabet
  • Hamza Riverunofficial name of Brazilian river
  • Hamza Stoneblack antic rock at the Giresun Adasi (Turkey)