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Muhammad Name Meaning

Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic mu?hammad ‘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.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mohammed, Mohammad, Muhammed, Hammad, Samad, Hammoud, Hamdan, Hammond

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Muhammad Family Origin

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Muhammad Family Occupations

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Muhammad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Muhammad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Muhammad census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Muhammad. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Muhammad. For the veterans among your Muhammad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Muhammad Life Expectancy

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Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Muhammad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Muhammad in 1968 was 34, and 58 in 2004.

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