Meaning and Origin of: Muhammad
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- Arabic : Praised one
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Family name origins & meanings:
- Muslim : from a personal name based on Arabic mụhammad ‘praiseworthy’ (derived from the verb ̣hamida ‘praise’). This is the name of the founder of Islam, the Prophet Muhammad (570–632). He began to receive spiritual revelations at the age of 40. The Qur’an, the holy book of Islam, was revealed to him by the Angel Jibril (Gabriel). As a personal name, this name is extremely common throughout the Muslim world.