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Mahogany is certainly not the first word most would think of as a name. With that said, it's becoming increasingly more common as time goes by. Read on to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Mahogany:

Spanish: Dark, red wood

Origin of the name Mahogany:

Mahogany is a name of Spanish origin that means “dark, red wood”.

Symbolism of the name Mahogany:

Mahogany typically symbolizes the hope that a child will grow up to be strong and tough, much like the titular wood.

Style of the name Mahogany:

Modern

Gender of the name Mahogany:

Mahogany is most often given as a name to boys.

Pronunciation of the name Mahogany:

MA-HA-GA-KNEE

Number of syllables in the name Mahogany:

4

Emotion evoked from the name Mahogany:

Mahogany typically evokes feelings of strength and safety.

Alternative spellings for the name Mahogany:

  • Mahagany
  • Mohagany
  • Mohaganee

Nicknames for the name Mahogany:

  • Emm
  • Hogan
  • Nee

Popularity of the name Mahogany:

According to the Social Security Administration, the name Mahogany has never ranked as one of the most popular baby names in the United States.

Related names for the name Mahogany:

Great middle names for Mahogany and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Mahogany:

  • Kevin Mahogany (American jazz singer)

Mahoganys in popular culture:

  • Mahogany (character in the movie Midnight Meat Train)
  • Mahogany (Australian racehorse)