Its source is an Arabic expression meaning "Good."
This boy's name is used in Hebrew, Arabic and Hausa.
The name Hassan ranked 764th in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics and 1015th in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
In Hausa, this name is given to the firstborn of twins. The secondborn is often named Husseini.