Gender: Male Meaning of Hassan: "handsome" Origin of Hassan: Arabic Hassan's Popularity in 2018: #765

The name Hassan is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "handsome". Hassan is ranked #765 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Beautiful and discussed in our forums with posts like "This or That? Boys with middles".

From the experts:

Hassan is among the more familiar Arabic choices, and also one with an attractive meaning. It has appeared in the US Top 1000 every year since 1971.

In one Nigerian tribe, it's used for the first born of a pair of male twins.

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Hassan is #2324 on Nameberry

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Hassan's International Variations

Hussain, Husani, Husayn, Husain (Kiswahili) Hasani (Swahili)


Daphodil Says:


I have a soft spot for it because of the character in "The Kite Runner".