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What does Mohamed mean?

Mohamed Pronunciation of Mohamed [mo-hamed] as a name for boys has its root in Arabic, and the name Mohamed means "praiseworthy". Mohamed is a version of Muhammad (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic.


Mohamed has 5 variants: Mihammad, Mohamad, Mohammad, Mohammed and Muhammed.

6 more relations via Muhammad: Mahmud, Mahomet, Mehmet, Mehmud, Mohamet and Muhamet.

Creative forms:
(male) Mohamel, Mohamil, ..

(female) Mohame, Mohami, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mohamed Harvey (M.H.), ..

How popular is Mohamed?

Mohamed is a somewhat popular first name for men (#974 out of 1220, Top 80%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#2655 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Mohamed entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #427 in the U.S. in the year 2014, and is at #451 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mohamed name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Mohamed (#451 in recent rankings) rated in the Top 2000 are Muhammad (#365 in recent rankings), Mohammed (#508), Mohammad (#542), Muhammed (#1694) and Mohamad (#1874). Other variants, like Mohamet, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Mohamed is widespread presently (usage of 0.15%). Muhammad, Mohammad, Mohammed and Mohamed are four of the more fashionable baby names here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mohamed, Mohamad, Mohammad, Mohammed, Muhammad, Muhammed in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Achmed, Ahmed, Haamed, Khaled, Majed, Modred, Mohajit, Mohave, Mohawk, Mojave and Mosaed. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mohamed.

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