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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1950 5 0 5
1953 7 0 7
1955 7 0 7
1956 5 0 5
1957 6 0 6
1958 11 0 11
1959 16 0 16
1960 21 0 21
1961 21 0 21
1962 21 0 21
1963 13 0 13
1964 15 0 15
1965 21 0 21
1966 16 0 16
1967 22 0 22
1968 30 0 30
1969 26 0 26
1970 50 0 50
1971 65 0 65
1972 57 0 57
1973 54 0 54
1974 111 0 111
1975 135 0 135
1976 120 0 120
1977 213 6 207
1978 207 6 201
1979 290 6 284
1980 235 0 235
1981 243 0 243
1982 208 0 208
1983 179 0 179
1984 165 0 165
1985 188 0 188
1986 245 0 245
1987 283 0 283
1988 238 0 238
1989 314 0 314
1990 327 0 327
1991 293 0 293
1992 309 0 309
1993 341 0 341
1994 364 0 364
1995 347 0 347
1996 389 0 389
1997 375 0 375
1998 608 0 608
1999 562 0 562
2000 526 0 526
2001 661 0 661
2002 626 0 626
2003 542 0 542
2004 508 0 508
2005 542 0 542
2006 487 0 487
2007 462 0 462
2008 465 0 465
2009 567 0 567
2010 494 0 494
2011 425 0 425
2012 444 0 444
2013 457 0 457
2014 483 0 483

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 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ahmad" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 26 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of only 462 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Ahmad popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ahmad in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

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 activities, for you have many.

H is for hug, give one today!

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

Your name in reverse order is "Damha". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ahmad". 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 Feb 23, 1939

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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