Baby Centre, a popular website for baby name and parenting, has published its annual list of most popular baby names in the United Kingdom and name Muhammad topped the list for the third consecutive year.
Names like Marium, Fatima, Zara, Nur, Noah, Ibrahim, Ahmad, Ali, and Muhammad are all among the top 100 names of 2019.
Muhammad was also the most popular name in the UK in 2014 and 2015. Noah has been listed at the second spot while Oliver has failed to keep its place in the top 3 for the first time in 9 years.
According to the details, the name Muhammad entered into the list of top 100 names in 1924 and its popularity has been increasing since then.
Talking about the girls’ names, the top three names are Olivia, Sophia, and Eva. Arabic names, Fatima and Zara were the highest gainers on the list, soaring 37 and 33 positions to secure 57th and 29th spots respectively. Marium has been ranked at 59th place while Nur is at 45th.