What does Mahmood mean?
Mahmood [mah-mood] 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).
Associated with: arabic.
(male) Mamood, Marmood, ..
(female) Mahmai, Mahmer, ..
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 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Muhammad (#399 the previous year) and Mahmoud (#1922). These relations of Mahmood were favored as baby names in 2014 (median #1160). Muhammad is the clear favorite. Displayed below is a comparison of the statistics of Mahmood and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Suggested similar names are Ahmod, Dagwood, Harwood, Haywood▼, Mahlon, Maimon, Mamoun, Mansoor, Marlond, Marmeon (see Marmion), Marmion, Marmyon (see Marmion) and Marwood. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mahmood.