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Hamish Meaning


What does Hamish mean?

The name Hamish is of Scottish origin.

The meaning of Hamish is "supplanter".

Hamish is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ha-mish.

The Given Name Hamish

Hamish is the anglicized form of Sheumais, the vocative case of the Gaelic form of James, Seumas.

Hamish is a form of James. See James for further details.

The name Hamish, has a wonderfully simple quality.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Hamish Bennett, and Hamish Rutherford.

Hamish Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 5,833 in baby name popularity for boys with 15 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 4,138 in baby name popularity for boys with 25 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Hamish has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Hamish Name Popularity Page.

Hamish Related Names

Hamish is a form of James.

Famous Hamishs

  • Hamish Bennett ~ Cricket Player
  • Hamish Rutherford ~ Cricket Player

Hamish Numerology

What will your new littleHamish be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Hamish are often focused and introverted but most of all they are read more >>

Hamish Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Hamish in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Hamish.

Just for fun, see the name Hamish in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Hamish in Nautical Flags page.