REPORT: Arab-Named Men Most Likely to Be Criminals in Denmark

Oliver Lane, Breitbart, December 25, 2015

Criminal statistic research by the University of Copenhagen shows that in Denmark the top-ten criminal forenames in the country for men are all Arabic origin.

The research, which took in how likely an individual with any given forename was to have a criminal record, assessed men and women’s names separately. While female names were more evenly distributed and predominantly were popular in Eastern and Balkan Europe, the top ten male names were entirely of origin in majority-Muslim nations.

The male name most likely to have achieved a criminal record is ‘Alaa’, an Arabic name related to Aladdin that translates as ‘Allah’s Servant’. Remarkably, one in five of all Alaa’s in Denmark have a criminal record. Alaa is followed by the popular Turkish forename ‘Ferhat’, and the Arabic ‘Walid’.

Many of the names on the male list come from the Lebanon, Morocco, and Somalia, reports Metroxpress.

Explaining the results, Michael Lerche Nielsen of the University of Copenhagen said among migrants a small number of very similar names was very common, which intensified the concentration of criminal Alaa’s.

Yet this does not change the fact that crime is twice as high among migrants and the children of migrants, according to figures from Statistics Denmark.

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