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Family name
Meaning Blacksmith
Region of origin Levant, Mesopotamia
Language(s) of origin Arabic, Aramaic, Ugaritic, Phoenician, Hebrew
Related names Hadodo
This article is about the name. For the Sahelian ethnic group, see Haddad people. For other uses, see Hadad (disambiguation).

Haddad or Hadad (Aramaic: ܚܕܕ, Hebrew: חדד) is an ancient Middle Eastern family name. Hadad was also a Semitic storm-god.[1]

The original Haddad (Aramaic: ܚܕܕ or ܚܕܐܕ) name means Blacksmith in ancient Semitic languages. The Haddad name dates back to the ancient era of the Middle East. Haddad is the most commonly used surname in the Canaan region of the Middle East. People with the last name Haddad traditionally originate from Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Israel, Parts of North Africa, Yemen, Iran and Iraq. In the Aramaic-Turoyo dialect, the Haddads are also known as "Hadodo ܚܕܕܐ". People with the surname Hadodo, are usually Assyrians from Tur Abdin. Although ancestry of the last name varies due to migration, there exists a variety of origins, and not all of the name carriers share the same blood line.

Persons with surname[edit]



  • Majid Haddad (born 13 October 1943), Jordan political analyst, researcher, the Author of "المشرفيات الحدادا في تاريخ بني الحداد" Book

(born 1954) Joseph Abraham Haddad, Lebanese, Son of Abraham Haddad, Lillian Romley Haddad, Graphic Designer

htato sabn Haddad (born 1937), one of the fonder of netivot (israel)

Al Haddad[edit]

El Haddad[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Cox, 2004, p. 288.