What does Ahmed mean?
Ahmed /ah-med/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name is pronounced AH-med. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Ahmed is "highly praised or one who constantly thanks God".
Ahmed▲ has 18 more alternative forms via Muhammad: Hamid, Hammad, Mahmood, Mahmoud, Mahmud, Mahomet, Mehmet, Mehmood, Mehmoud, Mehmud, Mihammad, Mohamad, Mohamed▲, Mohamet, Mohammad▲, Mohammed▲, Muhamet and Muhammed.Kreatif forms: Ahmedaeo, Almed, Armed. [more]
How popular is Ahmed?
Ahmed is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1000 out of 1220, Top 82%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#1206 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Ahmed for boys. Ahmed entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #491 in the U.S. in 2000, and is currently at #549. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Ahmed and corresponding names. Ahmad (#571 last year), Mohamed (#427), Mohammad (#588), Mohammed (#498) and Muhammad (#399) are the popular alternative forms of Ahmed (#549 last year) appearing in the Top 1000. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity in the year 2001 (usage of 0.5192%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.4947%, ▼4.7%). The most fashionable names for newborns in this list are Ahmed (#549), Mohamed (#427), Mohammad (#588), Mohammed (#498) and Muhammad (#399). (2014 Birth Statistics)
Ahmed▲ is pronounced similarly to Amid. This name tends to be less commonly used than Ahmed.