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Ahmad

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13k Ahmed (Arabic)

How popular is the baby 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 47 0 47
1971 65 0 65
1972 58 0 58
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 292 6 286
1980 235 0 235
1981 244 0 244
1982 208 0 208
1983 178 0 178
1984 165 0 165
1985 188 0 188
1986 246 0 246
1987 283 0 283
1988 238 0 238
1989 315 0 315
1990 327 0 327
1991 293 0 293
1992 309 0 309
1993 342 0 342
1994 364 0 364
1995 347 0 347
1996 389 0 389
1997 376 0 376
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 458 0 458
2014 487 0 487
2015 494 0 494

Want to know about the popularity of the Ahmad baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,970 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 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ahmad" is not a popular baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1979. Across the entire United States a total of only 292 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Ahmad popular?

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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.

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Ahmad

Ahmad Bradshaw
Ahmad Brooks
Ahmad Givens
Ahmad Shah
Ahmad Jamal
Ahmad Zahir
Ahmad Chatila
Ahmad Tea

Alternative Meanings

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for able, for you surely are.

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

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

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Past life for Ahmad born Feb 6, 2001

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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 Ukraine approximately on 500. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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