Original Date
2019-05-03
Mohammed was the most popular first name for baby boys in Berlin last year, it has emerged.

The Association for German Language revealed that the name was among the ten most popular in six of the country's 16 states.

As well as the state of Berlin it featured near the top of the list in Berlin, Hamburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Saarland and Hesse in the 2018 figures.

In Germany as a whole it was 24th on the list, when its various spellings and use in children's middle names were added together.