Mohamed - boys name

Mohamed name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 95%

Mohamed name meaning:

The name Mohamed is of Arabic origin and holds significant cultural and religious importance. It is derived from the Arabic word "hamida" which means "to praise" or "to commend." As a result, the name Mohamed is often interpreted as "one who is praiseworthy" or "one who is highly esteemed."

In Islam, Mohamed is also the name of the last prophet and messenger of Allah, as believed by Muslims. He is highly revered and considered to be a role model for Muslims around the world. The name Mohamed, therefore, carries a sense of holiness and greatness.

In addition to its religious significance, the name Mohamed is widely used in various Muslim-majority countries, as well as in other parts of the world due to the global spread of Islam. Many parents choose this name for their baby boys as a way to honor the Prophet Mohamed and to instill noble qualities of praise and commendation in their child's character.

Origin: Arabic

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

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Overall UK ranking: 226 out of 4789

225 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (328)

Historical popularity of Mohamed

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