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Scriptsمحمود ArabicPersianPashto মাহমুদ Bengali

Meaning & History

Means "praiseworthy" in Arabic, from the same root as Muhammad. This was the name of the first Muslim ruler of India (11th century). It was also borne by two Ottoman sultans.
VariantsMahmood, Mahmoud Arabic Mahmoud Persian
Other Languages & CulturesMakhmud Chechen Makhmud Kazakh Mahmut Turkish Mehmood, Mehmud Urdu Mehmut Uyghur Makhmud Uzbek
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute