Meaning and Origin of: Hamid

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Arabic : Thankful to God
  • Arabic : Praised one

Family name origins & meanings

  • Muslim : from a personal name based on Arabic ̣hāmid ‘praising’, ‘praiser (of Allah)’, or ̣hamīd ‘praised’, ‘praiseworthy’. Al-̣Hamīd ‘the All-Laudable’ is an attribute of Allah. The name ‛Abd-ul-Hamīd means ‘servant of the All-Laudable’. The root ̣hmd ‘praise’ is one of the most common elements in Arabic name forming; in addition to this name, it also lies behind names such as Ahmad and Muhammad.