The press service of the registry office of Moscow named the most popular and rarest names that Muscovites gave their children in the summer.
Among girls, the top 3 names in popularity are Sofia (822 children), Maria (644) and Anna (601). The names of Victoria, Alice and Pauline are also popular. Among the rare names are Juliet (1 girl), Aria (2), Muza (3), Venera (4), Athena (21).
Among the parents of boys, the most popular name is Alexander - 722 babies. Then Mikhail - 664, Maxim - 646 and Artem - 560. The rare names - Julian and Cosmos - 1 child each, Mars - 2, Hamlet - 4.
The ratio of newborn boys to girls is 51.6% by 48.4%. 30% of children received popular names.