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pinWhat does Mehmet mean?

Mehmet /meh-met/ as a name for boys is of Arabic derivation, and Mehmet means "praiseworthy". Mehmet is an alternate spelling of Muhammad (Arabic) with the prefix Me-.


Mehmet has 8 relations via Muhammad: Mahmud, Mahomet, Mehmood, Mehmoud, Mehmud, Mohamed, Mohamet and Muhamet.

Kreatif forms: Mamet, Mehmad, Mumet. [more]

pinHow popular is Mehmet?

Mehmet is a rare given name for men but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#135837 out of 150436, Top 90%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Mehmet and associated names. Mohamed (#427 a year ago) and Muhammad (#399) are the prominent varying forms of Mehmet (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Mehmoud, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Mehmet was at its peak in 2014 (usage of 0.587%). Mohamed is the firm favorite, though Muhammad is now the preferred form. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mohamed, Muhammad in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Ahmet, Benet, Bennet, Bernet, Chet, Dennet, Emmet, Hammet, Hewet, Kennet, Marmer, Meade, Meed, Meged, Mehlech, Meier, Melden, Melker, Mellen, Mendel, Merce, Mercer, Merit, Meritt, Merle, Merlen, Merrel, Merrett, Mersey, Merven, Meyer and Sennet. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mehmet.