Mohammad

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13k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mohammad

"Mohammad" is a name of Arabic origin, and it means "Praiseworthy: glorified. Mohammad - founder of the Islamic religion. Many names and variants used for Mohammad". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The Arab prophet who, according to Islam, was the last messenger of Allah (570-632)
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  1. A male given name: alternative spelling of Muhammad
  2. Alternative spelling of Muhammad (the prophet who introduced Islam).

Notable Persons Named Mohammad

He holds the title 50, Shahanshah of Iran, 50px, and Shah. His career lasted from 1941 to 1941. Mohammad was born as the child of Reza Shah and Tadj ol-Molouk on October 26th, 1919 in Tehran. Mohammad is also known as Pahlavi and Shahanshah Aryamehr Mohammad Rezā. He left this life on July 27th, 1980.

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Mohammad Azharuddin is a Member of Parliament for Moradabad. Mohammad was born on February 8th, 1963 in Hyderabad.

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He was most active from 2015 to 2015. Mohammad was born as the child of Salman of Saudi Arabia on August 31st, 1985.

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Mohammad Mosaddegh was a prime minister. He was most prominent from 1952 to 1953. Mohammad was born on June 16th, 1882 in Tehran. He breathed his last breath on March 5th, 1967.

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Mohammad Hamid Ansari is a 14th Vice President of India. Mohammad was born on April 1st, 1937 in Kolkata.

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Mohammad Abdus Salam was a scientist in the field of theoretical physics. Mohammad was born on January 29th, 1926 in Jhang, Punjab, British India. He breathed his last breath on November 21st, 1996.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mohammad

Mathira Mohammad is an actress, model, and singer. She has had major accomplishments since 2007. Mathira was born Mathira Mohammad in Harare.

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Jason Mohammad is a news presenter, presenter, and newsreader. Jason was born Jason Mohammad in Cardiff.

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Hanif Mohammad is a cricketer. Hanif was born on December 21st, 1934 in Junagadh.

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Feiz was born in 1970 in Sydney.

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Hell Rell is a hip hop music rapping. He plays Vocals. His ongoing career started in 2000. Hell was given the name Durrell Mohammad on May 3rd, 1979.

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Tufail Mohammad is a military person. His military service ended in 1958.

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How popular is the baby name Mohammad in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1964 7 0 7
1965 6 0 6
1967 5 0 5
1968 11 0 11
1969 8 0 8
1970 16 0 16
1971 20 0 20
1972 20 0 20
1973 27 0 27
1974 37 0 37
1975 29 0 29
1976 53 0 53
1977 51 0 51
1978 76 0 76
1979 110 0 110
1980 115 5 110
1981 117 0 117
1982 131 0 131
1983 144 0 144
1984 158 0 158
1985 155 0 155
1986 174 0 174
1987 219 0 219
1988 239 0 239
1989 256 5 251
1990 277 0 277
1991 325 0 325
1992 309 0 309
1993 337 0 337
1994 317 0 317
1995 349 0 349
1996 397 0 397
1997 398 0 398
1998 450 0 450
1999 426 0 426
2000 508 0 508
2001 470 0 470
2002 422 0 422
2003 395 0 395
2004 340 0 340
2005 344 0 344
2006 412 0 412
2007 388 0 388
2008 348 0 348
2009 420 0 420
2010 370 0 370
2011 398 0 398
2012 424 0 424
2013 446 0 446
2014 468 0 468
2015 524 0 524
2016 450 0 450

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Popularity of Mohammad as a first name

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Popularity of Mohammad as a last name

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Common last names for Mohammad

  • Khan
  • Malik
  • Ahmad
  • Anwar
  • Aslam
  • Iqbal
  • Siddiqui
  • Farooqi
  • Sheikh

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mohammad U.S.
  White 37.44% 64.26%
  African American 8.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 42.26% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.23% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 9.17% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.41% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mohammad

People with the last name Mohammad are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Mohammad

  • How Popular is the name Mohammad? Mohammad is the 2,144th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mohammad was the 6,079th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mohammad have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,896 babies born with the first name Mohammad in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mohammad to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mohammad? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Mohammad first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mohammad is Sunday, August 8th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Mohammad born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mohammad was in 2015 with a total of 524 babies.
  • Random Mohammad Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mohammad is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 43 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Mohammad: Your name in reverse order is Dammahom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mahmaomd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mohammad? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,639 people with the last name Mohammad.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mohammad? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Mohammad as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.