According to the data, 2,393 newborn boys were named Muhammad in that year. David was the next favorite name as 1,536 carried this name.
It is for years that Muhammad tops the list of favorite newborns in occupied Palestine. In the year 2000, one out of each six newborn boys had the name of Muhammad.
This figure has now decreased to one in eight now but still shows the popularity of the name.
Some 2 million people living in the occupied territories are Arabs and some 85% of these are Muslim.