What does Mahmud mean?
(male) Malmud, Marmud, ..
(female) Mahma, Mahmen, .. Middle name pairings:
Mahmud Aarush (M.A.), ..
How popular is Mahmud?
Mahmud is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#23221 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Mahmud (outside Top 2000) are Mahmoud (#1997 from current records), Mohamad (#1874), Mohamed (#451) and Muhammad (#365). Usage of these forms of Mahmud was at its most widespread in 2015 (median #1171). Mohamed has been the most recognizable form, though Muhammad is currently higher in the list. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Ehud, Hamud, Laud, Magnus▲, Magus, Mahesh, Mahir, Mahlon, Maimon, Majed, Majeed, Majid, Malmun, Mamoun, Mamun, Mansur, Manus, Marcus, Marius, Markus, Marmer, Marque, Marqui, Mateus, Matheu, Maurus and Maximus▲. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mahmud.