Gone are the days when Kristine, Jennifer, and Camille ruled the baby name hot list.
Now, a new baby girl’s name is reigning supreme!
The name is…
With its variants, Sophia and Sophie, Sofia now ranks as the world’s favorite baby girl name.
It has been the name of choice for many parents in countries such as Mexico, Russia, Estonia, Chile and Russia.
Based on a report which involved collecting and comparing baby name statistics from 49 countries, the dominance of Sofia (or Sophia and Sophie) was “stunning”.
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It also ranks second and third in 25 other countries which includes the United States.
It’s interesting to note that the root word Sofia means “wisdom”.
Despite differences in language and customs, the appeal of this name is quite telling.
What name do you think should soon take Sofia’s place at the top?
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