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Origin

  • Scottish

Meaning/history

  • Scottish version of James,
  • It's not really the Scottish version of James; it's the vocative case of Seumas, which is.,
  • In a way, it's not really a name:

Nicknames

  • Hamster,
  • hambo,
  • Ham,
  • Hame,
  • Hami

Interesting Hamishs

  • John Hamish Watson

Unfortunate Hamishs

  • Haimish McBeth

Hamish goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Isobel,
  • phonic spelling

When I hear Hamish
I think of...

  • my son and highland toffee,
  • highland cow
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