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Mahomond Surname History

The name "Mahomond", according to Jose Emilio Mahomond-Suaidan (1946-2009), stems from a clerical error in early 20th century France due to the switching and transliteration of a surname and a patronymic (the names involved being changed from the Arabic "Suaiden Mahmoud" to "Suaidan Mahomond" in French, the first "o" silent to replicate the drawn "h" sound in Arabic). In Arabic, patronymics often follow the last name.  Malaysian finance minister Abdul Taib Mahmud is an example of this naming convention.


The family is largely based in the Americas and while individual efforts have been made on the part of second, third and fourth-generation Mahomond descendants to recover or hyphenate a variant of the original surname "Suaiden", a number of Mahomonds have simply opted to keep the name.

The name "Mahomond" is a 20th century name created through the reversal of a surname with the patronymic "Mahmoud". The spelling is based on French pronunciation.

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Mahomond Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

Per the explanation of Jose Mahomond-Suaiden, the origin of the name "Mahomond" is French and is a transliteration of the common Arabic patronymic "Mahmoud". The majority of Mahomonds reside in the Americas.

Mahomond Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Mahomond come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Many of these craft-based last names can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Mahomond originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and other related texts. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "From the ash tree".

Mahomond Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Mahomond were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Mahomond. Family names like Mahomond transform in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras over time. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Mahomond last name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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