This article is about the name. For the Sahelian ethnic group, see Haddad people. For other uses, see Hadad (disambiguation).
Family name
Meaning Storm-god, Blacksmith
Region of origin Levant, Mesopotamia
Related names Hadodo

Haddad or Hadad (Aramaic: ܚܕܕ, Hebrew: חדד) is an ancient Middle Eastern family name. Hadad was also a Semitic storm-god.[1]

The original Haddad (Aramaic: ܚܕܕ or ܚܕܐܕ) name means blacksmith or storm-god in ancient Semitic languages. The Haddad name dates back to the ancient era of the Middle East. Haddad is the most commonly used surname in the Canaan region of the Middle East. People with the last name Haddad traditionally originate from Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Palestine, Israel, Iran and Iraq. In the Aramaic-Turoyo dialect, the Haddads are also known as "Hadodo ܚܕܕܐ". People with the surname Hadodo, are usually Assyrians from Tur Abdin. Although ancestry of the last name varies due to migration, there exists a variety of origins, and not all of the name carriers share the same blood line.

Persons with surname



Al Haddad

El Haddad


See also


  1. Cox, 2004, p. 288.


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