Name Hamish

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Hamish

Hamish is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Hamish

Hamish is the Scottish variant of James, which derived from the Hebrew name Jacob.

Meaning of Hamish

Hamish originally means “may God protect”. Besides, Hamish means”holder of the heel” (from Hebrew “‘akév/עָקֵב” = heel) or “supplanter” (from Hebrew “‘akáv/עָקַב” = to follow/to supplant), because he was born grasping the heel of his first born twin brother Esau and he bought his birthright to supplant him.

Pronunciation of Hamish

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Name Statistic: Hamish is ranked #6440 overall ↓↓ -998

  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 690 ↓↓ -103
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 2179 ↑↑ 1575
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 3323 ↓↓ -280
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 4160 ↑↑ 570
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 5794 ↓ -57
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 6641 ↓↓ -507
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 9090 ↓↓ -414
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 9428 ↓↓ -1726
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 9779 ↓↓ -1180
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 10296 ↓↓ -704
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 11320 ↓↓ -119
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 11371 ↓ -97
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 11766 ↓↓ -140
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 12632 ↑↑ 1046
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 12843 ↓↓ -354
  • 🇫🇷 France: 13648 ↓↓ -562
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 13749 ↓↓ -261
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 13845 ↓↓ -345
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 13904 ↓ -66


Name Hamish

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