Hesham name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Arabic
Usage: Arabic and Arabic
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Hesham
Meaning: Generous, Noble, Handsome, Beneficence, King of Gems, Companion of Prophet Muhammad and Variant of Hisham
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What does Hesham mean?

Origin of Unconventional Hesham is in Arabic language is used as a gender-neutral name which is majorly used in Arabic, Hesham means "Generous, Noble, Handsome, Beneficence, King of Gems, Companion of Prophet Muhammad or Variant of Hisham".

Hesham is variant of Hisham. Hisham means Companion of Prophet Muhammad, Noble and King of Gems is rooted from Arabic.

Variants of Hesham


How popular is the name Hesham?

Hesham is an uncommon baby name in United States, even after 40 years of use, it could not make it big. There are over 380 babies that have been given the name Hesham in United States.

In England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and achieved its top ranking of 2337 in 1997. However things change on global perspective, Hesham is extremely popular in Egypt where every 1 in 300 have the name.

Also the baby name is popular in Saudi Arabia, Libya and Sudan. At least, 540000 people globally have carried Hesham as their given name according to our estimate.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Hesham in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Hesham?

Having vowel E as your first one in your name represents your sensitivity. You desire to enjoy material things in life such as money, expensive cars, clothing, and latest technology. Handling the problems and life situations of others keeps you distracted from your own. You sleep a lot because it's your way of escaping reality. Partnerships are exclusively important to you. You hate being closely observed and have all eyes on you because of your low self-esteem.

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  •  Nehan - The infrequent and modern boy name Nehan is used largely in Tamil and Arabic, Nehan means "Beautiful"
  •  Arad - Unheard-of and Fresh boy name Arad is originated from Hebrew used in Hebrew and Arabic languages, meaning of Arad is "Wild Ox or Name of an Angel"

Famous people named Hesham

  • Hesham Selim, Egyptian actor and the son of Saleh Selim
  • Hesham Shaban, Libyan football defender currently playing for Al-Ittihad
  • Hesham Yakan, football biography
  • Hesham Mesbah, Egyptian judoka
  • Hesham Hammoud in Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters as Visual Effects


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
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