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What does Ahmet mean?

Ahmet /ah-met/ as a boys' name is of Arabic derivation, and the name Ahmet means "highly praised or one who constantly thanks God". Ahmet is an alternate form of Ahmed (Arabic) with the suffix -t.

Associated with: arabic


Ahmet has 7 different relations via Ahmed: Achmad, Achmed, Ahmaad, Ahmad, Ahmod, Amad and Amed.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Ahmett, Armet, ..

(female) Ahmeti, Ahmetthea, ..

How popular is Ahmet?

Ahmet is an uncommon given name for males. Ahmet is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is an analysis of the history of the boy name Ahmet and associated names. Ahmed (#549 the previous year) and Ahmad (#571) are the popular related forms of Ahmet (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Achmed, are seldom used. These relations of Ahmet were at the height of their popularity in 2001 (median #439) and are almost as common today (#560, 11% less usage). Ahmad has been the most prominent, though Ahmed has grown popular as well over time. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ahmad, Ahmed in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ahmed outside U.S.

Similar Names


Ahmet is pronounced similarly to Amit, Amyot, Emmet, Emmett, Emmit and Emmot. Other recommended names are Adnet, Ahren, Aime, Aimes, Amel, Amer, Ames, Ammer, Armen, Arnet, Aymer, Aymes, Chet and Mehmet. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ahmet.