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Meaning and name origin

Muhammad \mu-hammad, muha(m)-mad\ as a boy's name is pronounced moh-HAH-med, moo-HAH-med. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Muhammad is "praiseworthy". Name of the prophet and founder of Islam. Many Muslims believe that angels pray with families which have a member named Muhammad.

Muhammad has 18 variant forms: Hamid, Hammad, Mahmood, Mahmoud, Mahmud, Mahomet, Mehmet, Mehmood, Mehmoud, Mehmud, Mihammad, Mohamad, Mohamed, Mohamet, Mohammad, Mohammed, Muhamet and Muhammed.

For more information, see also related boy names Ahmed, Borak and Mustafa.


Muhammad is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4194 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Muhammad name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Muhammad with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

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