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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Boy Name: Mahmud

Name: Mahmud
Pronunciation: \ma(h)-mud\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: praiseworthy
Origin: Arabic
Sounds Like: Mehmoud, Mehmet
Variant forms: Mahmood, Mahmoud, Mehmood, Mehmud
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 40007

Description

Mahmud \ma(h)-mud\ as a boy's name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Mahmud is "praiseworthy". A popular name in the Arab world which comes from the same root as Muhammad.

Mahmud has 4 variant forms: Mahmood, Mahmoud, Mehmood and Mehmud.

Baby names that sound like Mahmud are Mehmoud and Mehmet.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Mahmud.

Popularity

Mahmud is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#40007 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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