Top Babies names: Muhammad climbed 12 places to number 44

2,833 boys were given the name Mohammed in the UK in 2006, and 1,422 were named Muhammad. The name of the prophet has superseded names such as George or Joseph. Mohammed is the 22nd most popular name and Muhammad the 44th, according to the Office for National Statistics: http://www.statistics.gov.uk/pdfdir/fnames1206.pdf].