Hamza (name)

Hamza (also spelled as Hamzah, Hamsah, Hamzeh or Humza; Arabic: حَمْزَة, standardized transliteration is Ḥamzah) is an Arabic masculine given name in the Muslim world. It was borne by one of the Islamic prophet Muhammad's uncles, Hamza ibn Abd al-Muttalib, a wrestler and an archer who was renowned for his strength and bravery in battle. His exploits were detailed in the Hamzanama, an adventure epic written in Persian.

Pronunciation[ˈħæmzæ, ˈħamza, ˈħamze, ˈħɛmzæ, ˈʜæmzɐ, ˈʜɑmzɐ]
Meaninglion, strong, steadfast
Other names
Variant form(s)Humza, Hamzah, Hamzeh, Hamsah

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