|Language(s)||Arabic, Urdu, Thai|
|Meaning||He who confronts, Adamant|
|Region of origin||Arabia|
|Alternative spelling||Sadam, Saddem|
Saddam (Arabic: صدام, Ṣaddām) is an Arabic title that means "one who confronts". Other meanings include: "one who frequently causes collisions", "powerful collider", and "powerful confronter." The name has risen in popularity in some Muslim populations after the War in Iraq and the former president's execution.
- Saddam Hussein (1937–2006), 5th President of Iraq
- Saddam Hussain (athlete) (born 1991), Pakistani runner
- Saddam Hussain (footballer) (born 1993), Pakistani footballer
- Saddam Hossain (cricketer, born 1994), Bangladeshi cricketer
- Saddam Hossain (cricketer, born 1995), Bangladeshi cricketer
- Saddam Kamel (1956–1996), former head of the Iraqi Republican Guard, relative of Saddam Hussein
- Saddam Kietyongyuth (born 1983), Thai boxer
- Saddam al-Jamal (born 1987), Islamic militant
- Saddam Abdel-Muhsan (born 1991), Jordanian footballer
- Saddam Afridi, Pakistani cricketer
- Sadam Ali (born 1988), Yemeni-American boxer
- Sadam Koumi (born 1994), Sudanese sprinter
- Sadam Sulley (born 1996), Ghanaian footballer
- Sadam Mangal (born 1998), Afghan cricketer
- Saddem Hmissi (born 1991), Tunisian volleyball player
- Mike Campbell. "Meaning, Origin and History of the Name Saddam". Behind the Name. Retrieved 2014-02-23.
- Tewary, Amarnath (2007-01-09). "South Asia | India's 'Saddam Hussein' village". BBC News. Retrieved 2014-02-23.
- Rao, Prashant (1970-01-01). "BBC News - The perils of sharing a name with Saddam Hussein". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-02-23.
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