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Gender: Male Meaning of Ahmet: "greatly praised" Origin of Ahmet: Turkish variation of Ahmad

The name Ahmet is a boy's name of Turkish origin meaning "greatly praised". Ahmet and is often added to lists like Unusual Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose... Name Game- BOYS".

From the experts:

Ahmet is known outside its native land largely thanks to Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun. The original crazy celebrity baby namer Frank Zappa named one of his sons Ahmet, after the influential music executive. Ahmad is a variation of Muhammad.

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Famous People Named Ahmet

Ahmet Davutoğlu, 26th Prime Minister of Turkey
Ahmet Ertegün, Turkish-American founder of Atlantic records
Ahmet Türk, Kurdish Turkish politician
Ahmet Emuukha Rodan Zappa, American writer and producer, son of musician Frank Zappa
Ahmet Kayhan Dede, Turkish Sufi master
Ahmet Kaya, Kurdish Turkish singer

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