What does Mehmet mean?
Mehmet /meh-met/ [2 sylls.] 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-.
How 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. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Mehmet and associated names. Mohamed (#427 a year ago), Mohammad (#588), Mohammed (#498) and Muhammad (#399) are the prominent varying forms of Mehmet (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000. Variants like Mohamad are seldom used. Usage of these boy names was at its peak in 2014 (usage of 0.522%). Mohamed (#427), Mohammad (#588), Mohammed (#498) and Muhammad (#399) are four of the more chic names for newborns among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)