Home Health Parents News Now Mohammed: Top English Baby Boy Name Mohammed: Top English Baby Boy Name By Holly Lebowitz Rossi August 15, 2012 Advertisement Save Pin FB More Tweet Email Send Text Message Print shutterstock_101894206 29818 The government declared that Harry was the most popular boy's name, but if you add up the five most popular different spellings of Mohammed, that name comes top. Mohammed is also the most popular boy's name of the past five years for England and Wales, ahead of Oliver and Jack. It came first or second every year since 2007, the only name to do so. And it could become even more popular in 2012, given the adulation around long-distance runner Mo Farah, who won two gold medals for Britain at the Olympics. The popularity of the name comes as Britain's Muslim population is expected to double in the next 20 years. The country, which was about 2% Muslim in 1990, grew to 4.6% Muslim in 2010, with nearly 2.9 million followers of the faith, according to analysis by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life. Image: Baby's head, via Shutterstock By Holly Lebowitz Rossi Save Pin FB More Tweet Email Send Text Message Print Comments Add a Comment Be the first to comment! No comments yet. Advertisement Close this dialog window Add a comment Mohammed: Top English Baby Boy Name Add your comment... Cancel Submit Success! Thanks for adding your feedback.