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What does Mahomet mean?

Mahomet Pronunciation of Mahomet [ma-homet] as a boys' name is an Arabic name, and the meaning of Mahomet is "praiseworthy". Mahomet is an alternate form of Muhammad (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic.


Mahomet has 2 variants: Mohamet and Muhamet.

3 more related forms via Muhammad: Mahmud, Mehmet and Mohamed.

Creative forms:
(male) Mahomead, Mahomer, ..

(female) Mahoma, Mahome, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mahomet Jett (M.J.), ..

How popular is Mahomet?

Mahomet is an unusual given name for men. Mahomet is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Mahomet (outside Top 2000) are Muhammad (#365 a year ago) and Mohamed (#451). Adoption of these forms of Mahomet was common in 2015 (median #408). Mohamed is a perennial favorite, though Muhammad has become popular as well. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mohamed, Muhammad in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mohamed, Muhammad outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ahmet, Baronet, Calumet, Hammet, Manoel, Marmer, Marom and Maxime. Like Mahomet, these names are not commonly used.

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