Most popular children names in Ukraine are Oleksander and Anastasia

16:34, 08 April 2008
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The Justice Ministry disclosed its statistics

For several years already, Oleksander and Anastasia have been the most popular children names in Ukraine.

According to the press-service of the Justice Ministry of Ukraine, referring to Justice Minister Mykola Onyshchuk, around 30 names have been the most popular in Ukraine over the last several years.

As for male names, the most popular are Oleksander, Danylo, Maksym, Vladyslav, Mykyta, Artem, Ivan, Kyrylo, Yegor, Illya, Andriy, Oleksiy, Bohdan, Denys, Dmytro, and Yaroslav.

As for female names, the most popular are: Anastasia, Alina, Daria, Kateryna, Maria, Natalia, Sophia, Yulia, Victoria, Yelyzaveta, Anna, Veronica, Uliana, Oleksandra, Yana, and Christina.

According to the Justice Minister, some Ukrainians prefer extraordinary names. Thus, lately in Ukraine there have been registered boys Loammiy, Lenmar, Yustik, Ararat, Avgustin, Zelay, Pietro, Ramis, and girls Elita, Navista, Piata, Eloria, Karabina, and Yurdana.

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