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Gender Masculine
Scripts محمود(Arabic, Persian, Pashto) মাহমুদ(Bengali)
Pronounced Pron. mah-MOOD(Arabic)
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Meaning & History

Means "praised" 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.

Related Names

VariantsMahmood, Mahmoud(Arabic) Mahmoud(Persian)
Other Languages & CulturesMakhmud(Chechen) Makhmud(Kazakh) Mehmûd(Kurdish) Mahmut(Turkish) Mehmood, Mehmud(Urdu) Mehmut(Uyghur)

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