Muhammad meaning

mō-, mo͝o-
Arab prophet and founder of Islam. Muslims regard him as God's messenger through whom the Koran was revealed. Muhammad established a theocratic state at Medina after 622 and began to convert Arabia to Islam.
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(person) A.d. 570?-632; Arab prophet: founder of Islam.
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(very rare) Alternative spelling of Muhammad. [since the late 2000s]
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Origin of muhammad

  • Arabic muḥammad praised, commendable passive participle of ḥammada to praise highly from ḥamida to extol ḥmd in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition