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 is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4194 out of 88799, Top 5%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Muhammad for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Muhammad and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Muhammad (#399), Mohamed (#427), Mohammed (#498), Ahmed (#549), Mohammad (#588) and Mustafa (#916). (2014 statistics).