Origin of the name HUSAYN.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name HUSAYN.
Arabic name meaning "handsome," from hosain.
It is a diminutive form of Hasan.
Also spelled Hussein.
Death-bed Warning of Muavia to Yezid, A.H. 61 (680).—On his
death-bed Muavia sent a message to Yezid, his son and destined
successor, warning him of the troubles which lay before him. The
message ran, "As for Husayn, the restless men of Irak will
give him no peace till he attempt the empire;.." (A History of
Persia, Sykes, v.2, 1915)