Other Origin(s):Hebrew, Irish
Meaning:Supplanter, holder of the heel
Hamish is a boy’s name of Scottish origin and a variant of the Irish name Séamus. Borrowed from the Hebrew name Jacob, Hamish means “supplanter” or “holder of the heel.” Hamish also has a few famous connections that might set your little one’s sights on the Hollywood sign. From Scottish actor Hamish Clark, who appeared in Arrested Development, to American actor Hamish Linklater from Ugly Betty, Hamish could be your tiny tot’s ticket to the limelight!
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