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Not to be confused with Amish, an Anabaptist Christian denomination.
Gender Masculine
Language(s) English
Language(s) Scottish Gaelic
Word/name Seumas (voc. Sheumais)
Other names
See also James

Hamish is a masculine given name in English. It is the Anglicised form of the vocative case of the Scottish Gaelic Seumas: Sheumais. The Scottish Gaelic Seumas is the equivalent to the English James.[1]

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  1. ^ Hanks, Patrick; Hardcastle, Kate; Hodges, Flavia (2006), A Dictionary of First Names, Oxford Paperback Reference (2nd ed.), Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 118, ISBN 978-0-19-861060-1