The most popular baby boy name in the UK so far for 2022 has been revealed as Muhammed.
“BabyCentre,” a website that gives health information on pregnancy, babies, and toddlers, revealed a list of the top 100 names for baby boys and baby girls in the UK, with Muhammed hitting first place, and Noah being second on the list.
As reported by The Mirror, Sarah Redshaw, who is the managing editor for BabyCentre stated:
“Parents proved they are judge and jury when it comes to baby names as they threw the book at Amber, Johnny, Wayne, Coleen and Rebekah, all at the heart of expensive high-profile court cases.
I predict the impact of Johnny (Depp) and Amber’s (Heard) battle and the Wagatha Christie effect will continue and we will see those names fall further in the charts.”
On the baby centre’s website for this past decade’s results, it says:
“Landing itself at number 2, the name Noah is proudly holding its status as a firm family favourite having surpassed itself by three places in the new decade charts. It has strong biblical connections, and is formed from the Hebrew word noach, meaning ‘comfort’ and ‘rest.’
“Stepping down from its first-place position this decade, Oliver is still a strong contender in the baby name charts. It is derived from the Latin word olivam, meaning ‘olive tree.’”