Monday, July 30, 2018

The most common name in the world is Mohammed.



Muhammad (Arabic: محمد‎) is the primary transliteration of the Arabic given name مُحَمَّد‬ that comes from the passive participle of the Arabic verb ḥammada (حَمَّدَ), praise, which comes from the triconsonantal root Ḥ-M-D. The word can therefore be translated as "praised, commendable, laudable".


According to the sixth edition of The Columbia Encyclopedia (2000), Muhammad is probably the most common given name [in the world], including variations. It is estimated that more than 150 million men and boys in the world bear the name Muhammad.

More than 7,400 boys were called Muhammad, Mohammed or Mohammad last year. Oliver, the name which officially took the top spot, was only given to 6,949 babies. Muhammad is thought to be the most popular name in the world, given to an estimated 150 million men and boys.

Abū al-Qāsim Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn ʿAbd al-Muṭṭalib ibn Hāshim

Md is the abbreviation of the Arabic Name Muhammad or Muhammed or Mohammed. The name is spelt in many ways, based on how one pronounces it. Meaning: Praiseworthy. Out of respect for the Prophet of Islam, Muhammed (Peace be upon him) Muslim Boys are given this name.

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