Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Prophet Mohamed
Main Origin Language: Arabic

In 2017 the name Muhammad...

• was given to 896 baby boys
• was the 366th most popular name for baby boys
• was 171% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in New York, Maryland, and New Jersey
• was about as popular as Dominick and Erik
Babies Named Muhammad Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Muhammad...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2016
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• was not given to any babies in the 1950s
• is 331% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Amir, Samson, Elias, Maryam, Zahra, Eliza
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Nelson, Rudy, Margarita, Kathrine, Janette
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Muhammad Per State
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Geographically the name Muhammad...

• 107% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Abdullah, Abdul, Mohammad, Zainab, Zahra, Dina
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Maddox, Asher, Elijah, Brooklyn, Paisley, Addison
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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Articles that mention Muhammad

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More information on Muhammad by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Muhammad are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Muhammad will be the only kid named Muhammad in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Muhammad compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Muhammad rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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