I overstand the word sound power when ones hears the name Ham and they don't want it to be a name for their people. I and I are not pigs, not pork, not Porky Pig. Thing is Ham in Hebrew has nothing do with pigs.
Ham in Hebrew comes from the word "cham" which means hot or warm. In hebrew Ham is pronounced "khawm" not "ham".
As for the English word ham it's origin: Middle English hamme, from Old English hamm; akin to Old High German hamma ham, Greek knē;mē; shinbone, Old Irish cnáim bone
English Definition of HAM
a : the hollow of the knee
b : a buttock with its associated thigh —usually used in plural
: a cut of meat consisting of a thigh; especially : one from a hog
[short for hamfatter, from “The Ham-fat Man,” minstrel song]
a : a showy performer; especially : an actor performing in an exaggerated theatrical style
b : a licensed operator of an amateur radio station
: a cushion used especially by tailors for pressing curved areas of garments