Gender / Sex: boy
Sounds Like: Mehmoud, Mehmet
Variant forms: Mahmood, Mahmoud, Mehmood, Mehmud
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 40007
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.
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)