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Most popular baby names:
The top 20 boys and girls
names in England and Wales

Independent [UK], by Emily Dugan

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 8/15/2014 1:51:13 PM

Forget Paul, Rachel and Simon, today’s babies are more likely to be called Bentley, Angel and Junior. (Snip) Amelia was the top name for girls for the third year in a row. More than 7,400 boys were called Muhammad, Mohammed or Mohammad last year. Oliver, the name which officially took the top spot, was only given to 6,949 babies. Muhammad is thought to be the most popular name in the world, given to an estimated 150 million men and boys. Statisticians put the high numbers down to the tradition amongst some Muslim families of naming their first-born after the Islamic prophet.

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This should put the fear of Allah in all of US. This means statistically that Muslims are dominating other children in births. And, it´s not happening in a vacuum. As ours and Europeans rates go down, this is very bad news.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mitzi, 8/15/2014 1:56:09 PM     (No. 9967239)

OP ... don´t blame the Muslims for procreating ... blame the non-Muslims using birth control and aborting

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ribicon, 8/15/2014 2:10:35 PM     (No. 9967270)

Cash-strapped non-preferred natives who are lucky enough to be employed pay confiscatory taxes to support "newcomers" who pay none, and in fact are rewarded for having children by being given free medical care, larger free housing, and more free food each month. It´s drummed into our heads that we´d better be on sound financial footing before having children, and many put it off until it´s too late, and presto, they are childless. What´s not to like? It´s how you change the complexion of a society.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Megrits, 8/15/2014 2:15:53 PM     (No. 9967280)

Give them ten more years and Mo will mandatory.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: texaspast, 8/15/2014 2:19:34 PM     (No. 9967286)

Islam had only one ´prophet.´ The choice of ´Koranic´ names is kind of limited. If you added all the men named Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Paul, Timothy, Thomas, Andrew, Phillip, Joseph, James, David, Solomon, Nathan, Saul, Daniel, Jared, Jason, Levi, Seth, Joshua - even Barak (and many more), the Biblical names would far predominate in most western countries. Same for women´s names. There´s a lot more than just Mary and Eve. Let´s see: we´ve got Abigail, Anna, Ada, Candace, Chloe, Claudia, Deborah (one of my favorites), Diana, Elizabeth, Esther, Eunice, yada yada; and the bad girls, like Jezebel, Delilah, Hagar, Salome . . .

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Carolina Kat, 8/15/2014 4:05:52 PM     (No. 9967436)

A corresponding article will be written in the USA next year claiming the most popular boys name is Juan or Jose and for the same reason - porous borders.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 8/15/2014 7:30:08 PM     (No. 9967643)

I have an idea: Deport any new-born who gets the name Mohammad AND his parents.

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