Definitions

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  • proper n. The first son of Ali and brother of Hussein or Hussain; Both are Imams.
  • proper n. A male given name used by Muslims.
  • proper n. A Jewish surname.
  • proper n. A surname of Irish origin.

Etymologies

From Arabic حَسَن meaning fine, good, good-looking, handsome, manly or strong. (Wiktionary)
The name Hassan in Hebrew חסן means "cantor", or "good cantor" derived from the Arabic "good" and the Hebrew "cantor". (Wiktionary)
Anglicized form of Irish Ó hOsáin. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • HASSAN: The situation in Hassan has been brought under control, Inspector-General of Police

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • HASSAN: The second edition of BSA Tour of Nilgiris (BSA TFN), a 900-km eight-day bicycle jatha which started from Bangalore on December 16, reached Hassan on Thursday.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • HASSAN: On Tuesday, the last day for filing nominations, five candidates filed their papers for elections to the Legislative Council from the Hassan local bodies constituency.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • The pirate, who identified himself by the name Hassan, said Americans would suffer "regrettable consequences."

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Obama's middle name, Hussein, derives from the Arabic word Hassan, which means something inherently good.

    The Roanoke Times: Home page

  • If you think for one moment that having the NSA track your phone call to cousin Hassan is somehow on par with having the TWU tell you you won’t be able to afford you kid’s health care because you won’t be able to get to work, you simply don’t understand life as a lower wage worker.

    NYC to TWU: FU « BuzzMachine

  • Hassan is the founder and chief executive of Bridges TV, which he launched in 2004 in hopes of portraying Muslims in a better light.

    A brutal business in Buffalo

  • Hassan is now charged with second-degree murder and police believe the killing occurred sometime late Thursday afternoon.

    A brutal business in Buffalo

  • Najat Hussein Hassan, a Turkman council member, says since the fall of the old regime, the Kurds have been extremely busy repopulating Kirkuk - with staggering success.

    In Iraq, Counting Heads Is A Political Headache

  • Hassan is the young man who gets recruited for a suicide bomb attack.

    Character Based Writing: Lessons Learned From Sebastian Faulks | The Creative Penn

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