Ahmed - Meaning of Ahmed
[ 2 syll. a-hmed, ah-m-ed ] The baby boy name Ahmed is pronounced aaK-MEHD or aa-HHMEHD †. Ahmed is of Arabic origin, and it is used mainly in Arabic, English, and Turkish. Ahmed is an Arabic, English, and Turkish spelling variant of Ahmet (Turkish) and a variant transcription of Ahmad (Arabic, English, and German).
Ahmed is fairly popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 1970s. At the recent height of its usage in 2015, 0.029% of baby boys were named Ahmed. Its ranking then was #493. In 2018, it ranked at #534 with a usage of 0.027%, and it was the most popular within all boy names in its group. Ahmed was more frequently used than the subsequent ranked name, Ahmad, by 4.247% in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Ahmed: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"
Details of famous persons named Ahmed:
Actor Ahmed Best, born 19 August 1973, New York, New York.
Author Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie, born Salman Rushdie, 19 June 1947, Bombay, India.
Revolutionary Ahmed Orabi, born 1 April 1841 - 21 September 1911, Egypt.