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15k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Ahmad

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Most praised
  • #1853 All Time
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12k Ahmed (Arabic)

How popular is the name "Ahmad" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1950505
1953707
1955707
1956505
1957606
195811011
195916016
196021021
196121021
196221021
196313013
196415015
196521021
196616016
196722022
196830030
196926026
197050050
197165065
197257057
197354054
19741110111
19751350135
19761200120
19772136207
19782076201
19792906284
19802350235
19812430243
19822080208
19831790179
19841650165
19851880188
19862450245
19872830283
19882380238
19893140314
19903270327
19912930293
19923090309
19933410341
19943640364
19953470347
19963890389
19973750375
19986080608
19995620562
20005260526
20016610661
20026260626
20035420542
20045080508
20055420542
20064870487
20074620462
20084650465
20095670567
20104940494
20114250425
20124440444
20134570457
20144830483

Want to know about the populiarty of Ahmad? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,467 babies born with the name Ahmad in the United States. That's more than enough Ahmads to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ahmad" was in 2001 with a total of 661 babies.

According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ahmad" is not a popular baby boy's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of only 608 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ahmad" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ahmad as well as things modernly associated with the name Ahmad such as celebrities named Ahmad.

Arabic

Origin and Meaning of Ahmad

The name "Ahmad" is of Arabic origin, and it means "Most praised". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Ahmad Rashad

Ahmad Rashad is a NFL player. Ahmad was born in 1949 in Portland, Oregon, U.S.

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Ahmad Abedzadeh

Ahmad was born in 1965.

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Alternative Meanings

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

H is for hand, that you always give.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

D is for dandy, a description of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Damha". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Adamh". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Ahmad born Jul 15, 2007

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Turkey approximately on 1675. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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