Name: Hisham

Origin and Meaning of the Name Hisham

  • Meaning:
    Pounding; generous
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (hih SHAM)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Hisham)
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Miscellaneous Info for Hisham

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  • Used in:
    Arabic speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Hisham is originally derived from the Arabic word hashama meaning "to crush". Families crushed or crumbled their bread so that it would go farther the act of which leads to the meaning of "generous"

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