Popularity of names in Catalonia, 2015

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Marc and Martina are, once again, crowned the king and queen of Catalonia’s baby name scene. Martina is now in her 3rd year while Marc is in his 19th year (at least when records of the names start in the source).

To really kick things off, here are the top 10 names for both genders:

BOYS

Rank Name Number Percentage Rank change
1 MARC 1040 1.483% 0
2 ÀLEX/ÁLEX 665 0.948% 0
3 MARTÍ 662 0.944% +2
4 HUGO 618 0.881% +4
5 BIEL 602 0.858% +2
6 ERIC/ÈRIC/ÉRIC 598 0.853% -2
7 JAN 552 0.787% -1
8 NIL 551 0.786% +3
9 POL 549 0.783% -6
10 PAU 536 0.764% -1

GIRLS

1 MARTINA 776 1.106% 0
2 JÚLIA/JULIA 716 1.021% 0
3 LAIA 622 0.887% 0
4 LUCÍA 612 0.873% +2
5 EMMA 599 0.854% +3
6 MARIA/MARÍA 598 0.853% -2
7 AINA 548 0.781% +3
8 PAULA 536 0.764% -3
9 NOA 535 0.763% 0
10 CARLA 505 0.720% -3

In the top 10, the only name that moved up from below is Nil, replacing Arnau, now in 11th place.

As with my Catalonia 2014 post, the names that have entered the top 100 are presented in table format:

BOYS

Rank Name Number Rank in 2014
83 AMIR 85 109
89 IMRAN 80 113
96 GENÍS 75 104
100 TOMÀS/TOMÁS 70 130

GIRLS

77 NOUR 81 124
83 TRIANA 75 181
86 GRETA 72 102
87 AMIRA 67 108
92 ADA 65 104
93 ANAÍS/ANAÏS/ANAIS 63 128
97 ELNA 60 110
97 ÀFRICA/ÁFRICA 60 122
99 ARES 59 114

These names above replace:

  • For boys: Rubèn/Rubén, Ayman and Marcos
  • For girls: Victòria/Victoria, Rita, Isona, Alejandra, Cristina, Aroa, Alícia/Alicia and Yasmina

What do you think of the names shown here and the baby name scene that’s been shaping up in Catalonia right now? Post your thoughts in the comments section below the source.

Source: Institut d’Estadística de Catalunya

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