Hamza (name)

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Hamza
Pronunciation [ˈħæmzæ, ˈħamza, ˈħamze, ˈħɛmzæ, ˈʜæmzɐ, ˈʜɑmzɐ]
Gender Male
Origin
Language(s) Arabic

Hamza (also spelled as Hamzah; Arabic: حمزة‎, standardized transliteration is Ḥamzah) is a masculine given name in the Muslim world, derived from the Arabic word ḥamuza, meaning strong or steadfast. It was borne by one of Prophet Muhammad's uncles, Hamza ibn Abd al-Muttalib, an early Islamic convert renowned for his strength and bravery in battle.

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