Meaning and Origin of: Hakim
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- Arabic : Wise
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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 noun hākim ‘governor’, ‘judge’, ‘scholar’ or Persian haekim ‘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.