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]|
|Meaning||lion, strong, steadfast|
|Variant form(s)||Humza, Hamzah, Hamzeh, Hamsah|