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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Muhammed mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Muhammed

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  • A submission from India says the name Muhammed means "The praised one" and is of Arabic origin.
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Muhammed is of Arabic origin and means "The last prophet.".
  • A user from Saudi Arabia says the name Muhammed is of Arabic origin and means "The Praised one".
Other origins: English

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International Interest
  1. A male given name: alternative spelling of Muhammad
  2. Alternative spelling of Muhammad (the prophet who introduced Islam).

Muhammed was also found in the following language(s): Finnish

Notable Persons Named Muhammed

Muhammed was born on January 11th, 1981 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.


Muhammed was born in 1725. He passed away on October 15th, 1764.


Muhammed Suiçmez is a technical death metal, progressive metal, and neoclassical metal musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, Drum kit, Drum machine, Ibanez, and Vocals. His ongoing career started in 1992. Muhammed was born on November 28th, 1975 in Karlsruhe.


Muhammed Zafar Iqbal is a physicist, writer, and columnist. Muhammed was born as the child of Faizur Rahman (police officer) and Ayesha Foyez on December 23rd, 1952 in Sylhet.


Muhammed Faris is a pilot (aeronautics).


Muhammed was born on January 1st, 1920. Muhammed is also known as Alqari As-Sheikh Mohammed Siddiq Al-Minshawi. He breathed his last breath on June 20th, 1969.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Muhammed

Ala was born in 1403 in Samarkand. Ala is also known as Ali Qushji. He passed away on December 16th, 1474.


Murtala Ramat Muhammed was a General Officer Commanding 2 Division, Ibadan, and General Officer Commanding2 Division. He was most active from 1975 to 1976. His military service ended in 1975. Murtala was born on November 8th, 1938 in Kano. He died on February 13th, 1976.


Bachtyar was born in 1960. Bachtyar is also known as ʻElî and Bextiyar.


He was most active from 1435 to 1435. Küchük was born on June 28th, 1491.


K. T. Muhammed was a playwright. K. was born on September 29th, 1927. He passed away on March 25th, 2008.


P. was born in 1949 in Chavakkad.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 7 0 7
1971 7 0 7
1974 5 0 5
1975 14 0 14
1976 16 0 16
1977 11 0 11
1978 13 0 13
1979 12 0 12
1980 18 0 18
1981 18 0 18
1982 24 0 24
1983 14 0 14
1984 16 0 16
1985 15 0 15
1986 10 0 10
1987 19 0 19
1988 18 0 18
1989 28 0 28
1990 23 0 23
1991 30 0 30
1992 25 0 25
1993 29 0 29
1994 45 0 45
1995 53 0 53
1996 56 0 56
1997 53 0 53
1998 51 0 51
1999 52 0 52
2000 83 0 83
2001 57 0 57
2002 51 0 51
2003 48 0 48
2004 68 0 68
2005 67 0 67
2006 71 0 71
2007 54 0 54
2008 64 0 64
2009 63 0 63
2010 69 0 69
2011 64 0 64
2012 89 0 89
2013 84 0 84
2014 106 0 106
2015 92 0 92
2016 80 0 80
2017 80 0 80
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Muhammed

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Muhammed as a first name

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Popularity of Muhammed as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Muhammed U.S.
  White 11.83% 64.26%
  African American 69.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 10.42% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Muhammed

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

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Fun Facts about the name Muhammed

  • How Popular is the name Muhammed? Muhammed is the 6,852nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Muhammed was the 28,049th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Muhammed have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,972 babies born with the first name Muhammed in the United States. That's more than enough people named Muhammed to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Muhammed? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Muhammed first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Muhammed is Thursday, December 6th, 1906.
  • What year had the most people named Muhammed born? The highest recorded use of the first name Muhammed was in 2014 with a total of 106 babies.
  • Random Muhammed Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Muhammed is not a popular baby boy's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Muhammed: Your name in reverse order is Demmahum. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eahmdmum. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Muhammed? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 854 people with the last name Muhammed.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Muhammed? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Muhammed as their last name since less than 1 person in 345k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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