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For places in Iran, see Hamid, Iran.
Gender Male
Word/name Arabic
Meaning praiseworthy; praiser
Other names
Related names Hamad

Hamad refers to two different but related Arabic given names, both of which come from the Arabic triconsonantal root of Ḥ-M-D:

  1. Ḥamīd (حمید, also spelled Hameed) means “praised” or “praiseworthy”.
  2. Ḥāmid (حامد, also spelled Haamid, or Hamed) means “praiser (of God)”.[1][2]

Given name[edit]

Middle name


For people called Abdul Hamid, see Abdul Hamid (name).

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Salahuddin Ahmed (1999). A Dictionary of Muslim Names. London: Hurst & Company. 
  2. ^ S. A. Rahman (2001). A Dictionary of Muslim Names. New Delhi: Goodword Books.