Type Surname (from given name)
Other Forms FormsHamdam, Hamden, Hamdi, Handan, Hamdy, Hamdani,
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Contributor Contrib.TanorFaux on 11/20/2015
Muslim: from an Arabic personal name, Ḥamdān ‘much praise’, a derivative of Hamid. Ḥamdān was the name of a tribe in Arabia. The Hamdani dynasty ruled al-Jazira and Syria from 905 to 1004.A bearer of this surname would be Salim Hamdan, who was a driver and bodyguard of Osama bin Laden, another would be Yasmine Hamdan. She is a singer, and actress from Lebanon.