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Hakim Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic hakim ‘learned’, ‘wise’. Al-Hakim ‘the All-Wise’ is an attribute of Allah. It may also be a status name from the Arabic noun hakim ‘governor’, ‘judge’, ‘scholar’ or Persian haekim ‘wise man’, ‘philosopher’, or ‘physician’. In the Indian subcontinent it generally denotes a physician, in particular one specializing in traditional herbal remedies. Al-Hakim ‘the Judge’ is also an attribute of Allah.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Halim, Hai, Rahim, Hanif, Karim, Hadi, Salim, Habib, Zaki, Hari

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Where is the Hakim family from?

You can see how Hakim families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hakim family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Hakim families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 11 Hakim families living in Yorkshire. This was about 29% of all the recorded Hakim's in the UK. Yorkshire had the highest population of Hakim families in 1891.
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What did your Hakim ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hakim. 34% of Hakim men worked as a Salesman and 43% of Hakim women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hakim were Merchant and Typist.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Merchant

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Operator Comptometer
  • Typist
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hakim. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 806 military records available for the last name Hakim. For the veterans among your Hakim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hakim lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hakim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Hakim in 1958 was 61, and 69 in 2004.

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