From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

Jump to: navigation, search

Haddad (Aramaic: "blacksmith") is an ancient Middle Eastern family name. Hadad was also a semitic storm-god.[1]

The original Haddad (Aramaicܚܕܕ or ܚܕܐܕ ) name means Blacksmith in ancient Semitic languages. The Haddad name dates back to the ancient era of the Middle East. Haddad is the most commonly used Christian surname in the Levant region of the Middle East, however a large amount of surname-bearers have also died in the area. People with the last name Haddad traditionally originate from Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, Iran and Iraq. In the Aramaic-Turoyo dialect the Haddads are also known as "Hadodo ܚܕܕܐ". Although ancestry of the last name varies due to migration, there exists a variety of origin and not all of the name carriers share the same blood line.


  1. ^ Cox, 2004, p. 288.