Mohammad Now Top Male Name In England, World The most popular name for baby boys in much of England — Jack — has been overtaken by Mohammad. Last year in London, twice as many babies were named Mohammad as the second-place name, Daniel. Mohammad is already the top choice for a baby boy in other European capitals — and the most popular male name in the world.
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Mohammad Now Top Male Name In England, World

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Mohammad Now Top Male Name In England, World

Mohammad Now Top Male Name In England, World

Mohammad Now Top Male Name In England, World

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The most popular name for baby boys in much of England — Jack — has been overtaken by Mohammad. Last year in London, twice as many babies were named Mohammad as the second-place name, Daniel. Mohammad is already the top choice for a baby boy in other European capitals — and the most popular male name in the world.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

It's time to say hit the road, Jack. The most popular name for baby boys in much of England, Jack, has now been overtaken by Mohammad. Last year in London, Mohammad beat out second place Daniel. Mohammad is already the top choice for a baby boy in other European capitals: Brussels, Amsterdam Copenhagen, and Oslo. And with over 15 million people named Mohammad, it is in fact the most popular male name in the world. It's MORNING EDITION.

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