Muhammad has become the 10th most popular name in the world in 2019. After becoming the most popular name in the United Kingdom for the third time in a row, Muhammad has also become one of the most popular names in the world.
The list of most popular names in the world was published by a parenting and baby names website Baby Center. Muhammad is listed at the 10th place in the list of most popular boys’ names for 2019. The most popular name for boys in 2019 in the world was Liam. Sophia was the most popular girl name in the world in 2019.
The popularity of Arabic names in the world has increased. This is the reason that in boys’ names Muhammad and in girls’ names Aaliyah has made it to the top 10 list.
The top 10 names for girls are Sophia, Olivia, Emma followed by Ava, Aria, Isabella, Amelia, Mia, Riley, and Aliyah.
The top names for boys were Liam, Jackson, Noah, Aiden, Grayson, Caden, Lucas, Elijah, Oliver and Muhammad.
Data was collected from over 600,000 parents from around the world to compile the list.
The website talking about the popularity of the name Muhammad said, “Muhammad is one of the most popular names in the world and has been a steady climber in our top names lists over the years. While non-Muslim families have a seemingly limitless range of possible names to choose from, tradition is still very important for Muslim families, including the custom of naming a son after Prophet Muhammad (SAW).”