Mehmet - boys name

Mehmet name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 77%

Mehmet name meaning:

The name Mehmet is of Turkish origin and holds significant cultural and historical importance. Mehmet is a variant of the Arabic name Muhammad, which means "praiseworthy" or "highly praised." This name has deep roots in Islamic tradition, as Muhammad is the name of the prophet who founded the Islamic religion in the 7th century. As such, the name Mehmet carries connotations of honor, respect, and reverence.

In Turkish culture, the name Mehmet is quite popular and widely used. It is often given to boys as a way of honoring their religious and cultural heritage. Mehmet is a name that symbolizes a strong connection to Islam and signifies devotion to God. It is also associated with positive traits such as integrity, kindness, and leadership. Overall, the name Mehmet carries a sense of pride, spirituality, and a deep connection to one's roots.


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Overall UK ranking: 1078 out of 4789

26 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Mehmet

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