What does the name Mehmed mean?The meaning of the name “Mehmed” is:
Additional information: The Muslim boy name Mehmet is a Turkish form of MUHAMMAD. A variation of the Arabic name of the prophet and founder of Islam. It is the old form of Mehmet.
Many sultans of the Ottoman Empire were named Mehmed, including Mehmed II the conqueror of Constantinople.
MUHAMMAD Celebrity Names & Famous real-life people:
- Mehmed I (1382–1421), Ottoman sultan
- Mehmed II (1432–1481), Ottoman sultan (Fatih, "the Conqueror")
- Mehmed III (1566–1603), Ottoman sultan
- Mehmed IV (1642–1693), Ottoman sultan (Avcı, "the Hunter")
- Mehmed V (1844–1918), Ottoman sultan
- Mehmed VI (1861–1926), 36th and last Ottoman sultan
- Mehmed I Giray (1465–1523), a khan of the Crimean Khanate in 1515–1523
- Mehmed Abdulaziz (1901–1977), Ottoman prince
- Mehmed Alagić (1947–2003), Bosnian soldier
- Mehmed Alajbegović (1906–1947), Croatian politician
- Mehmed Ali Pasha (disambiguation)
- Mehmed Alispahić (born 1987), Bosnian footballer
- Mehmed Baždarević (born 1960), Bosnian football manager
- Mehmed Bushati, Albanian Pasha
- Mehmed Emin (disambiguation)
- Mehmed Emin Pasha (disambiguation)
- Mehmed Ertuğrul Efendi (1912–1944), Ottoman prince
- Mehmed Handžić (1906–1944), Bosnian author
- Mehmed Janjoš (born 1957), Bosnian football manager
- Mehmed Kalakula, Albanian politician
- Mehmed Malkoč (born 1990), Bosnian footballer
- Mehmed Merejan, Bulgarian poet
- Mehmed Orhan (1909–1994), Ottoman prince
- Mehmed Pasha (disambiguation)
- Mehmed Namık Pasha (1804–1892), Ottoman statesman
- Mehmed Reshid (1873–1919), Ottoman governor of the Diyarbekir Vilayet
- Mehmed Sadık Pasha (1825–1901), Ottoman statesman
- Mehmed Said Efendi (died 1761), Ottoman statesman
- Mehmed Selim Pasha (1771–1831), Ottoman statesman
- Mehmed Spaho (1883–1939), Bosnian politician
- Mehmed Talat, Ottoman Grand Vizier
- Mehmed Uzun (1953–2007), Kurdish writer
- Kavalalı Mehmed Ali Pasha (1769–1849), Ottoman Albanian viceroy of Egypt
Considering Mehmed as a Baby Name?
The first thing you should know if you are considering Mehmed for your baby's name is that in most countries all over the world the name Mehmed is a boy name.
The name Mehmed is of Turkish origin, and is used in more than one countries and different languages of the world, especially Arabic speaking countries, Turkish speaking countries among others.
If you consider naming your baby Mehmed we recommend you take note of the special meaning and history of the name as your baby’s name will play a big role in its life and your baby will hear it spoken every day. Searching for a name is a very important and fun process as it’s the very first gift you will give to your baby. Many people believe that the name can affect success in life, through their children's working career and other circumstances, so they choose more “respectable” names or name meanings as they believe that the name meaning reflects the personality of the child.
Mehmed Name Meaning
The meaning of Mehmed is “Praiseworthy”. Keep in mind that many names may have different meanings in other countries and languages, so be careful that the name that you choose doesn’t mean something bad or unpleasant. Search comprehensively and find the name meaning of Mehmed and its name origin or of any other name in our database. Also note the spelling and the pronunciation of the name Mehmed and check the initials of the name with your last name to discover how it looks and sounds. The history and meaning of the name Mehmed is fascinating, learn more about it. (If you know more meanings of the name and you would like to contribute click here to submit another name meaning).
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Name Mehmed Categories
The name Mehmed is in the following categories: Arabic Names, Muslim Names, Turkish Names. (If you would like to suggest one or more categories for the name, click here). We have plenty of different baby name categories to search for special meanings plus popular and unique names, search our database before choosing but also note that baby name categories designed to help you and not to be an influential factor when choosing a name. Instead, we recommend that you pay a greater attention to the origin and meaning of the name Mehmed. Read our baby name articles for useful tips regarding baby names and naming your baby. If you are thinking of giving your baby the beautiful name Mehmed, spread the love and share this with your friends.
Popularity of the Name Mehmed
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