The name “Muhammad” is the most popular name for British babies
The names Mohammed and Mohammad are among the 100 most popular baby boy names in the United Kingdom. Muhammad was among the fifth most popular name for male British babies in 2020. Among other Muslim names, Ibrahim and Yusuf also gained popularity.
Another Muslim name that is amongst the most famous names in the UK, is Noah as it was ranked as the most popular British baby boy name. However, Mohammed and Mohammad’s two names are among the most highlighted ones. Muslims from different cultural backgrounds translate Muhammad’s name differently into English but are named after the Muslim’s prime leader, Prophet PBUH. Reacting to the news, @umero.aq claimed, “Not only UK, its top world first name.” While, Instagram user Sabina (@sabinakt) commented, “But unfortunately, China banned the name in #uyghur #uyghurgenocide.”