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What does Mehmud mean?

Mehmud Pronunciation of Mehmud [mehmud] as a name for boys is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of the name Mehmud is "praiseworthy". Mehmud is a variant form of Mahmud (Arabic). Mehmud is also a variant of Muhammad (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic.


Mehmud has 4 variants: Mahmood, Mahmoud, Mehmood and Mehmoud.

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

Creative forms:
(male) Mamud, Mehmun, ..

(female) Mehmil, Mehmis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mehmud Calder (M.C.), ..

How popular is Mehmud?

Mehmud is an unusual given name for men. Mehmud is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Mehmud (outside Top 2000) are Muhammad (#365 in recent rankings), Mohamed (#451), Mohamad (#1874) and Mahmoud (#1997). These relations of Mehmud were at the height of their popularity in 2015 (adoption of 0.1%). Mohamed has been the most recognizable form, although Muhammad appears to be gaining favor too. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ehud, Geraud (see Gerald), Hamud, Malmun, Mamun, Mead, Medad, Meed, Meged, Menard, Meydad (see Medad) and Renaud. Like Mehmud, these names are not commonly used.

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