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The most popular Israeli names 2016: Tamar and Mohammed

The most common name among Jewish boys born in 2016, was the name Mohammad. This name was named 2.880 children from Muslim families — every fifth boy.

The Jewish boys in the first place the name Noam. This name in 2016 received 1.505 boys.

In second place on the popularity of the boys’s name Joseph or Yusef, got it 1.934 kids, of which 1.237 are Jews, and 641 by the Arabs.

Then there are David, URI and Ari, Ariel, Eitan, Daniel, Itai, Jonathan and Moses.

Among Jewish girls in the first place the name of Tamar. Arab girls — Miriam.

In the second place the Jewish girls name Noah, while the Arab — Shaam.

Also among the Jewish girls common names, Abigail, Maya, Yael, Adele, Shira, Sarah, Ayala and Waist.

Note that in 2015, the most popular Israeli name for newborn boys was also Mohammad. Girls — Ariel.

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The most popular Israeli names 2016: Tamar and Mohammed
15.02.2018

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