Mahmoud - boys name

Mahmoud name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 72%

Mahmoud name meaning:

The name Mahmoud is of Arabic origin and is commonly used in Muslim cultures. It is derived from the Arabic word "hamida," which means "to commend" or "to praise." As such, Mahmoud carries the meaning of "praiseworthy" or "commendable."

People named Mahmoud are often seen as charismatic and confident individuals. They have a natural ability to inspire and lead others, making them respected and admired by those around them. Mahmouds tend to possess strong communication skills and are often eloquent speakers, able to express themselves effectively.

Furthermore, the name Mahmoud is associated with qualities such as determination, ambition, and a desire for success. Those named Mahmoud are often driven individuals who work hard to achieve their goals. They are known for their strong work ethic and can be quite persistent in pursuing their dreams. Overall, the name Mahmoud represents someone who is praiseworthy, influential, and dedicated to making a positive impact in their personal and professional endeavors.

Origin: Arabic

Variant used for Mohammad: Founder of Islamic religion. Praiseworthy, glorified.

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Overall UK ranking: 1329 out of 4789

19 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Mahmoud

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