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Gender: Male Meaning of Hamza: "lion" Origin of Hamza: Arabic Hamza's Popularity in 2017: #634

The name Hamza is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "lion". Hamza is ranked #634 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Boy Names Uncommon in the US and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

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

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Famous People Named Hamza

Hamza Abbasi, Pakistani actor, model, and director
Hamza Alic, Bosnian shot putter (2008 Olympics)
Hamza Bin Laden, son of Osama Bin Laden
Hamza Cakir, Turkish-German footballer
Hamza El Din (1929-2006), Egyptian composer, oud player & vocalist
Hamza Dirani, Jordanian race car & kart racing driver
Hamza Hamzaoglu, Turkish football manager & former player
Hamza ibn 'Abdul-Muttalib, paternal uncle of the Prophet Muhammad
Hamza Koudri, Algerian footballer
Hamza Hakimzade Niyazi (1889-1929), Soviet & Uzbek author & poet
Hamza Yerlikaya, Turkish wrestler (1996 & 2000 Olympic Champion)
Hamza Younes, Tunisian footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Hamza

Hamza, a letter in the Arabic alphabet
Hamza River, unofficial name of Brazilian river
Hamza Stone, black antic rock at the Giresun Adasi (Turkey)