Meaning and Origin of Hasan - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Hasan

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Arabic : Good-looking

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Muslim : from the Arabic personal name ̣Hasān ‘good’, ‘handsome’. Hasan (c.625–669) and his brother Husain were sons of the khalif ‛Alī ibn Abī ̣Tālib (see Ali) and, through their mother Fatima, grandsons of the Prophet Muhammad. Shiite Muslims regard Hasan and his brother Husain as the true successors of Muhammad. The name is popular among Sunni Muslims as well as Shiites.
  • Jewish : variant of Hazan.