Meaning and Origin of: Hakim

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Arabic : Wise

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Muslim : from a personal name based on Arabic hakīm‘learned’, ‘wise’. Al-Hakīm ‘the All-Wise’ is an attribute of Allah. It may also be a status name from the Arabic nounhākim ‘governor’, ‘judge’, ‘scholar’ or Persianhaekim ‘wise man’, ‘philosopher’, or ‘physician’. In the Indian subcontinent it generally denotes a physician, in particular one specializing in traditional herbal remedies. Al-Hākim‘the Judge’ is also an attribute of Allah.