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Boy Name: Mahmoud

Name: Mahmoud
Pronunciation: \ma(h)-moud\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: praiseworthy
Origin: Arabic
Sounds Like: Mahmood, Mehmoud
Similar Names: Mehmud, Mehmood, Mamoun
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 17255


Mahmoud \ma(h)-moud\ as a boy's name is a variant of Mahmud (Arabic) and Muhammad (Arabic), and the meaning of Mahmoud is "praiseworthy".

The baby name Mahmoud sounds like Mahmood and Mehmoud. Other similar baby names are Mehmud, Mehmood and Mamoun.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Mahmoud.


Mahmoud is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#17255 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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