Muhammad - boys name

Muhammad name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 100%

Muhammad name meaning:

The name Muhammad is of Arabic origin and is one of the most widely used names in the Muslim world. Muhammad is an Arabic name that means "praised" or "praiseworthy." It is derived from the Arabic root word "hamd," which means "praise."

Muhammad is a significant name in Islam because it is the name of the Prophet Muhammad, who is considered the final prophet in Islam. He is highly revered by Muslims for his role in transmitting the Quran, the holy book of Islam, and for his exemplary life.

Given its association with praise and the Prophet Muhammad's esteemed status in Islam, the name Muhammad is chosen by many Muslim families to convey a sense of admiration, respect, and devotion. It is a popular name and holds deep cultural and religious significance in the Islamic world.

Origin: Arabic


Related names

Muhammad , Mohammed , Muhammad-Taqqee

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Overall UK ranking: 5 out of 4789

3722 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Muhammad

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