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First Name
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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
15k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Mohammed

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11k Muhammad (Arabic)
140 Mahmud (Arabic)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1922 5 0 5
1928 6 0 6
1935 8 0 8
1942 5 0 5
1943 5 0 5
1946 7 0 7
1950 7 0 7
1951 5 0 5
1952 6 0 6
1954 8 0 8
1955 6 0 6
1956 5 0 5
1957 5 0 5
1958 7 0 7
1959 5 0 5
1960 10 0 10
1961 6 0 6
1962 11 0 11
1963 6 0 6
1964 8 0 8
1965 10 0 10
1966 7 0 7
1967 10 0 10
1968 18 0 18
1969 14 0 14
1970 18 0 18
1971 24 0 24
1972 19 0 19
1973 29 0 29
1974 33 0 33
1975 40 0 40
1976 55 0 55
1977 59 0 59
1978 73 0 73
1979 82 0 82
1980 81 0 81
1981 104 0 104
1982 128 0 128
1983 134 0 134
1984 125 0 125
1985 139 0 139
1986 131 0 131
1987 168 0 168
1988 177 0 177
1989 200 0 200
1990 223 0 223
1991 251 0 251
1992 238 0 238
1993 234 0 234
1994 296 0 296
1995 298 0 298
1996 309 0 309
1997 366 0 366
1998 394 0 394
1999 446 0 446
2000 428 0 428
2001 491 0 491
2002 385 0 385
2003 349 0 349
2004 349 0 349
2005 354 0 354
2006 370 0 370
2007 345 0 345
2008 373 0 373
2009 392 0 392
2010 413 0 413
2011 446 0 446
2012 467 0 467
2013 471 0 471
2014 565 0 565
2015 560 0 560

Fun Facts about the name Mohammed

  • How many people with the first name Mohammed have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,822 babies born with the first name Mohammed in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mohammed 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 Mohammed? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1922 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mohammed first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mohammed is Wednesday, July 20th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Mohammed born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mohammed was in 2014 with a total of 565 babies.
  • Random Mohammed Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mohammed is not a popular baby boy's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Mohammed: Your name in reverse order is Demmahom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mdemomha. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mohammed? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 15,132 people with the last name Mohammed.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mohammed? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Mohammed as their last name.
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Popularity of Mohammed as a first name

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Popularity of Mohammed as a last name

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Common last names for Mohammed

  • Khan
  • Ali
  • Ahmed
  • Hussain
  • Rahman
  • Hossain
  • Uddin
  • Hanif
  • Matin

Common first names for Mohammed

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mohammed U.S.
  White 17.16% 64.26%
  African American 36.67% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 34.25% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.65% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.94% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.34% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mohammed

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Arabic

Origin and Meaning of Mohammed

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Mohammed
The prophet who founded Islam (570-632).

Etymology: 'The praised one'

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

Mohammed was also found in the following language(s): German

Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan is an actor, producer, director, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1984 to present. Aamir was born in 1965 as Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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Mohammed Chaara

Mohammed Chaara is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1 to present. Mohammed was born in 1980 as Mohammed Chaara in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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Mohammed Kallon

Mohammed Kallon is a football biography. Mohammed was born in 1979 in Kenema, Sierra Leone.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Mohammed

Mohammed Al Amoudi
Mohammed Atta
Mohammed Bin Nayef
Mohammed Bin Salman
Mohammed Emwazi
Mohammed Morsi
Mohammed Fadel Dabbous
Mohammed Mossadegh

What does the name Mohammed mean?

Mis for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

Ois for outlook, pleasing to all.

His for hopeful, you see the bright side of things

Ais for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Mis for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Mis for melody, the song of life.

Eis for eternal, your spirit will live.

Dis for direct, you get to the point

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