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What does Ahmad mean?

Ahmad Pronunciation of Ahmad as a name for boys is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Ahmad is "highly praised or one who constantly thanks God". Ahmad is an alternate spelling of Ahmed (Arabic).




VARIANTS Amahd, Amad, Ahmod, Ahmaad

RELATED FORMS VIA AHMED Achmad, Achmed, Ahmet, Amadi, Amed

(male) Almad, ..

(female) Ahma, ..

Ahmad Baker (A.B.), ..

How popular is Ahmad?

Ahmad is a somewhat popular first name for men (#885 out of 1220, Top 73%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#2889 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Ahmad entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #386 in the U.S. in the year 2001, and is at #551 presently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ahmad name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ahmad outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Ahmed (#534 LAST YEAR) is the only other popular varying form of Ahmad (#551) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Ahmad were favored by parents 2 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.06%) and have remained as common to this day (ADOPTION 0.06%, DOWN 3%). Ahmad and Ahmed are two of the more chic boy names in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ahmad, Ahmed in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ahmed outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ahmad is pronounced similarly to Amid and Imad. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aad, Abad, Ahab, Ahran, Ahsan, Akmal, Amado, Amal, Aman, Amjad, Ammar, Aqmal, Arman, Armand, Arpad, Arvad, Asaad, Asad, Assad, Ayman, Chad, Ohad, Shad and Thad. These names tend to be less frequently used than Ahmad.

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