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Gender: Male Pronunciation: ha-KEEM Meaning of Hakeem: "judicious" Origin of Hakeem: Arabic

The name Hakeem is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "judicious". Hakeem and discussed in our forums with posts like "Sibset makeover game! B/G pairs".

From the experts:

Muhammad approved all ninety-nine attributes of Allah as worthy names, and this is one of the most popular. It was in the US Top 1000 for the first time since 1998 in 2016, when it was one of the 10 fastest-rising boys' names. Perhaps the most well known person in America with the name is former Houston Rockets center and Basketball Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon.

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Famous People Named Hakeem

Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon, Nigerian-American basketball player
Hakeem Amir Nicks, American football player
Hakeem Sekou Jeffries, U.S. Congressman from New York
Hakeem Seriki aka Chamillionaire, American rapper
Hakeem Noor-ud-Din, Indian physician and leader of the Islamic Ahmadiyya Movement
Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Nigerian actor
Hakeem Shaker (Al-Azzawi), Iraqi footballer and coach

Pop Culture References for the name Hakeem

Hakeem Campbell, character on TV's "Moesha"
Hakeem Lyon, character on TV's "Empire"