Meaning and Origin of: Hassan

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Arabic : Good-looking

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Muslim : from a personal name based on Arabic hassan ‘beautifier’. The poet Hassan bin Sabit was a companion of the Prophet Muhammad.
  • Muslim : variant spelling of Hasan.
  • Irish (County Derry) : shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÓsáin ‘descendant of Ósán’, a personal name formed from a diminutive of os ‘deer’.