Eurabia Update: “Mohammed is most popular boy’s name in four biggest Dutch cities,” by Bruno Waterfield in the Telegraph, August 13 (thanks to all who sent this in):
Mohammed, or other variations of the name of Islam’s founding prophet, has become the most popular name choice for baby boys in the four biggest cities of the Netherlands.
Information collected by the country’s social security agency has found that traditional Dutch names have been displaced in the urban centres of Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht as the country’s Muslim population grows.
In The Hague variations of the name Mohammed have taken first, second and fifth place in the Dutch capital’s league table of most popular names for boys, replacing traditional favourites such as Jan, Luuk, Gijs or Daan.
At a national level the name Mohammed is now the 16th most popular name for boys….
Previous government name counts, separating the different versions, have avoided controversy by keeping the name of Islam’s founder outside the Dutch top 20 of favourite names for baby boys.
Geert Wilders, leader of the far-Right, anti-Islam Freedom Party, which is currently leading the Dutch opinion polls, has demanded a government investigation following the Daily Telegraph’s Aug 8 report that over a fifth of the European Union’s population has been forecast to be Muslim by 2050….
Recent studies have indicated that fears over the radicalisation of young Muslims have been exaggerated however…
We’ll see, won’t we?