What does Muhammad mean?
Muhammad [muham-mad] as a boys' 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.
(male) Mayhammad, Muhammar, ..
(female) Muhamma, Muhammi, .. Middle name pairings:
Muhammad Aarush (M.A.), ..
How popular is Muhammad?
Muhammad is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#2379 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Muhammad entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #365 in the U.S. in 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Ahmed (#493 from recent data), Mahmoud (#1997), Mohamad (#1874), Mohamed (#451), Mohammad (#542), Mohammed (#508), Muhammed (#1694) and Mustafa (#907) are the prominent variation forms of Muhammad (#365 from recent data). These relations of Muhammad are at the peak of their popularity today (usage of 0.2%). The most fashionable birth names among these are Ahmed, Mohamed, Mohammad, Mohammed, Muhammad and Mustafa.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Achmad, Ahmaad, Ahmad▲, Haamad, Mahatma, Mohandas and Shahzad. These names tend to be more commonly used than Muhammad.