Posted on July 17, 2023

‘Mohammed’ Is the Most Common Name Amongst Arrested ‘French’ Rioters

Jake Welch, National Pulse, July 16, 2023

‘Mohammed’ was overwhelmingly the most common name among those arrested during the recent French riots {snip}

Mohammed appeared 81 times in a sample of 335 arrests, 50 times more than second place Yanis – another name with Arab origins – which appeared 31 times. In fact, several Arab names were prevalent among the random sample of 335, with Yacin appearing 11 times, Ali appearing 13, and Ibrahim at 10.

The names were revealed after the French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin argued that many of the names arrested were more typical French names, including Kevin and Matteo. Yet, neither features prominently {snip}