What does Muhammad mean?
Muhammad [mu-ham-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) Muhamah, Muhamma, ..
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)
Presented below is the baby name statistics of Muhammad for boys. Muhammad entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #399 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Ahmed (#549 from recent data), Mahmoud (#1922), Mohamad (#1760), Mohamed (#427), Mohammad (#588), Mohammed (#498), Muhammed (#1509) and Mustafa (#916) are the prominent variation forms of Muhammad (#399 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.