(SUMMIT NEWS) – The most popular name for newborn babies in the de facto E.U. capital of Brussels is Mohamed, with Islamic names making up 43 per cent of total registrations in the Belgian city.
“In data published by the Belgian statistical office, Statbel, two variations of the name — Mohamed and Mohammed — occupied the top three most common boys’ names for newborns born in the Brussels region last year, totaling 18,430 registrations,” reports ReMix News.
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Number 2 on the list is the name "Jean" with 6,089 registrations, although "Ahmed" is in fourth place with 4,166 registrations. In total, 43 per cent of the newborn population of Brussels were given Islamic names, underscoring how the Belgian capital has been suitably "enriched" by diversity.