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Mohammed, Fatima most popular names in Qatar

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There are almost 15,000 people in Qatar named Mohammed and more than 6,000 named Fatima, official statistics indicate.

Gulfnews reports:

According to the figures, there are 14,470 people named Mohammad, 8,878 named Abdullah and 6,507 named Ali…

Fatima is the most common name among Qatari women with 6,420, followed by Maryam with 6,311 and Noora with 6,249.

There are 4,359 females called Aisha and 3,372 named Sarra.

Mohammed is the name of the Prophet, and Fatima is one of his daughters. Both are highly regarded among Muslims and the popularity of the names may to reflect the religiousness of Qatari society.

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