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Hamid refers to two different but related Arabic given names, both of which come from the Arabic triconsonantal root of Ḥ-M-D:
- Ḥamīd (حمید, also spelled Hameed) means “praised” or “praiseworthy”.
- Ḥāmid (حامد, also spelled Haamid, or Hamed) means “praiser (of God)”.
- Hamid (singer)
- Hamid Berhili (born 1964), Moroccan boxer
- Hamid Chitchian (born c. 1957), Iranian politician
- Hamid Etemad, Iranian professor
- Hamed Gohar, Egyptian oceanographer
- Hamid Gul, retired Pakistani politician
- Hamed Haddadi, Iranian basketball player
- Hameed Haroon, Pakistani economist
- Hamid Hassani (born 1968), Iranian lexicographer, corpus-maker and researcher
- Hamid Hussain, Indian ayatollah
- Hamid Ismailov, Uzbek journalist
- Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan
- Hamed Namouchi, Tunisian footballer
- Hameed Nizami, eminent journalist from Pakistan
- Hamed Rasouli, Iranian footballer
- Hamed Sohrabnejad, Iranian basketball player
- Hamid Ekrem Šahinović, Bosnian writer and dramatist
- Middle name
- Alejandro Hamed, Paraguayan diplomat and arabist
- Amir Hamed, Uruguayan writer and translator
- Amr Hamed, Canadian terrorist
- Ezzedin Yacoub Hamed, Egyptian Long Jumper
- Ibrahim Hamed, Hamas military commander
- Mohsin Hamid (born 1971), Pakistani British author
- Mohamed Naguib Hamed, Egyptian athlete
- Naseem Hamed, British boxer
- Nima Arkani-Hamed, Canadian-American theoretical physicist
- Rani Hamid (born 1944), Bangladeshi chess player
- Sanaa Ismail Hamed, Egyptian model
- Taha Bidaywi Hamed, Iraqi politician
- Yasmeen Hameed, Pakistani Urdu poet
- Zid Abou Hamed, Australian athlete
- ^ Salahuddin Ahmed (1999). A Dictionary of Muslim Names. London: Hurst & Company.
- ^ S. A. Rahman (2001). A Dictionary of Muslim Names. New Delhi: Goodword Books.