Origin:Arabic
Popularity:4544
Meaning:Guided to the right path
Mahdi is a boy’s name of Arabic origins that means “guided to the right path” or “rightly guided.” It is a powerful religious name with important connections to hadith literature. In Islam, Mahdi is the prophesized messianic figure who will appear at the end of the world to rid humanity of evil and injustice. It is therefore a popular and deeply spiritual choice for Muslim parents to give baby. Mahdi has several variants, including the fashionable Mehdi, which is popular throughout the Arabic-speaking world.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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