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Gender: M Meaning of Muhammad: "praiseworthy" Origin of Muhammad: Arabic Muhammad's Popularity in 2016: #352

The name Muhammad is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "praiseworthy". Muhammad is ranked #352 on our popularity charts and is often added to user-created lists like Names of Nobel Prize Winners and discussed in our forums with posts like "Caf".

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There are over five hundred names for the Arab prophet who founded the Muslim religion (some of which are listed below), making it the most common boys' name in the world and explaining the Muslim adage, "If you have a hundred sons, name them all Muhammad."

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Famous People Named Muhammad

Muhammad, founder of Islam.
Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay), American boxer
Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founder and governor-general of Pakistan
Muhammad Iqbal, Pakistani poet
Muhammad Wilkerson, American football player
Muhammad Yunus, Bangladeshi economist and Nobel Prize winner
Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, 6th president of Pakistan

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