Mohammad was ranked the most popular name for boys in Israel for yet another year, according to numbers published Monday by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Last year, 2,730 Muslim boys in Israel were named after the Islamic prophet. The second most common name was Yosef with 1,880 boys named after the biblical interpreter of dreams, of

which 637 were Muslim. Ariel came in at third place, with 1,792 children being given the unisex name. Among Jewish girls, the most common name was Noa, with 1,445 girls being given the name, making it the most popular name for Jewish girls for 16 consecutive years. READ MORE