What does Muhammad mean?
Muhammad \mu-hammad, muha(m)-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.
Muhammad is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#4194 out of 88799, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Muhammad for boys. Muhammad entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #399 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Muhammad and affiliated names. Ahmed (#549 last year), Mohamed (#427), Mohammad (#588), Mohammed (#498) and Mustafa (#916) are the prominent variation forms of Muhammad (#399 last year) listed in the Top 1000. These boy names are at the peak of their popularity today. The most fashionable birth names among these are Ahmed (#549), Mohamed (#427), Mohammad (#588), Mohammed (#498) and Muhammad (#399). (2014 Birth Statistics)