What does Mahmood mean?
Mahmood /mah-mood/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Mahmood's name origin is Arabic, and the meaning of the name Mahmood is "praiseworthy". Mahmood is an alternate form of Mahmud (Arabic) with the suffix -ood. Mahmood is also a variant of Muhammad (Arabic).
How popular is Mahmood?
Mahmood is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#8594 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Popular varying forms of Mahmood (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000 are Muhammad (#399 the previous year), Mohamed (#427), Mohammed (#498) and Mohammad (#588). These boy names were at the height of their popularity in 2014 (usage of 0.522%). Muhammad (#399), Mohammed (#498), Mohammad (#588) and Mohamed (#427) are four of the more contemporarily stylish birth names here. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Mahmood and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)