Yet again, when account for spelling variations, Muhammad was the most common baby name in England.
As Breitbart reports, the Office for National Statistics revealed that Muhammed has pushed William out of the top 10 in the past recorded year. In addition, the fact Muhammad is the most common was masked by including only one spelling variation.
While Oliver and Olivia were reported as the most popular, Muhammad was only listed as being in 8th place. But when “Muhammad, Mohammed, and Mohammad” are included as one, the Islamic name comes first overall.
The default spelling of Muhammad is still ranked as first overall without other spellings taken into account in both London and the West Midlands.
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