Alejandro and Lucia top list of favourite names

14th March 2005, Comments 0 comments

14 March 2005, MADRID-Alejandro is the favourite boys name in Spain, while Lucia is the most popular choice for girls, according to new research.

14 March 2005

MADRID-Alejandro is the favourite boys name in Spain, while Lucia is the most popular choice for girls, according to new research.

The Spanish National Statistical Institute said in 2003, 3.3 percent of newborn boys were called Alejandro, making it the most popular name for boys.

Exactly, 7,543 boys were given this name.

The other top names in Spain, were Daniel, followed by Pablo, David and Javier.

After this other favourites were followed by Adrian, Alvaro, Sergio, Carlos, Hugo and Mario.

For girls, Lucia proved the most popular, with 4.2 percent of baby girls receiving this name in 2003.

It was followed in popularity terms, by Maria, Paula, Laura, Marta, Andrea, Alba, Sara, Claudia, Ana and Nereas.

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Subject: Spanish news

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