Origin of the name HUSSEIN.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name HUSSEIN.
Arabic name, derived from the vocabulary word hosain, which
is a diminutive of Hasan, meaning "handsome." (An
Arabic-English Vocabulary for the Use of English Students &c.,
Cameron, 1892). Also spelled Hisein,
Hussain. Compare with Husni.
... The next day, when the
officer had about finished the census, he asked if there was not one
Hussein, and declared that he would not leave the village till he should
be brought before him,... (The Missionary Herald, v.81, 1885)