The name Mehmet is primarily used as a boy's name. It has one central origin, which is Turkish. The meaning of Mehmet is 'the one who praises'. Some people also regard the meaning of the name as praiseworthy. It is a commonly used name. It is considered a version of the Turkish name Muhammad. The name is popular mainly in the Muslim world. Six sultans of the Ottoman empire had the Mehmet name. Of these, the most important one is Mehmet, the conqueror of Constantinople. The moon sign associated with the name Mehmet is Leo. It has a fire element with Sun as the ruling planet.