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A Quranic Name for Boys

Short meaning of MahmudNoble, Admirable and Praiseworthy
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How to pronounce Mahmud

MUst + Happy + MOOn + Day

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Mahmud in Arabic)محمود
Quranic Nature
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Directly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of MahmudMahmude Mehmowde Mehmoode Mehmowd Mahmuwd Mehmud Mehmoud Mahmowde Mahmood Mahmoud Mehmuwd
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Quranic Root
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H6-M-D
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Meaning of Mahmud

Mahmud is a direct Quranic name for boys that means “praiseworthy”, “laudable”. Mahmud is a synonym of Muhammad. It is used in the Quran in verse 17:79:

And rise from thy sleep and pray during part of the night [as well], as a free offering from thee, and thy Sustainer may well raise thee to a praiseworthy station [in the life to come]. (Quran 17:79)

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