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Muhammad is Britain’s most popular name

Mohammed, the name of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him and his progeny, has become the most popular name for new-born babies in England and Wales in 2013.

 

Figures from the Office for National Statistics revealed that the name of the Prophet, peace be upon him and his progeny, has beaten Oliver as the most popular name chosen by parents over the past year.

The estimates showed that the Muslim name was the most multi-cultural London and the West Midlands.

Britain is home to a sizable Muslim minority of nearly 2.7 million, mainly from Indian, Bangladeshi and Pakistani origin.

The name of Mohammed has grown in popularity in recent years.

In 2009, the name of the Prophet became the most popular name for new-born babies in England and Wales.

Mohamed came third as the most popular name in Britain in 2008.

 

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