Name: Hama

Origin and Meaning of the Name Hama

  • Meaning:
    Ground leaf
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    (HA mah)
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    Itself (Hama)
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    Japanese speaking countries
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    Hama is much more widespread as a surname in Japan. It may be written with the characters for "lotus" (ha) and "jasmine" (ma), or "leaf" (ha) and "chafe; rub; polish; grind; scrape" (ma). It is also the Japanese vocabulary word for "beach". More popular name are Hamae or Hamako.

    In J. R. R. Tolkien's novel "The Two Towers", Háma is a fictional character, the doorward of Théoden and captain of the King's guard of Rohan. Of uncertain etymology, Háma could be derived from the Old English 'hám' ("village").

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