Hamza (name)

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Hamza
Pronunciation Arabic: [ˈħamza]
Gender Male
Language(s) Arabic
Origin
Language(s) Arabic
Meaning Strong, steadfast
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Variant form(s) Humza

Hamza (also spelled as Hamzah, Hamzeh or Humza; 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 the Islamic 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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