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Gender: Male Meaning of Ham: "hot, warm" Origin of Ham: Hebrew

The name Ham is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "hot, warm". Ham and is often added to lists like Remarkable Weather Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Your Own Family, Choose Their Family".

From the experts:

Along with Shem and Japheth, a son of Noah with a name that's almost never used -- for more obvious reasons than those of his brothers.

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Famous People Named Ham

Ham, Biblical son of Noah
Noel Hamilton "Ham" Lambert, Irish cricketer and rugby union player

Pop Culture References for the name Ham

Tabernacles of Ham, see Psalm 78:51
Ham Peggotty, character in David Copperfield
Theodore Marley "Ham" Brooks, character in the Doc Savage series
Henry "Ham" Mack, character on TV's "Andi Mack"
Ham the Weather Wizard, character in The Badger comics
Ham, minor character on TV's "The Simpsons," nicknamed for his love of ham radio
Ham the Chimp, first hominid in outer space
HAM, Icelandic rock band
Ham, cut of pork



Theodora_Phoenix Says:


Maybe you don't want your kid to have the same name as a meat, but I have heard it as a nickname for Hamilton