Winners of name game
THE most popular baby names in Hyndburn last year were Muhammad for boys and Amelia for girls, according to the Office of National Statistics.
A total of 1,065 babies were born in the borough in 2017, including 536 boys and 529 girls.
Parents in Hyndburn didn’t follow the national baby-naming trend for boys, with Oliver failing to make the top spot.
Olivia, the nation’s favourite name for girls, also didn’t top the charts for Hyndburn parents last year.