For several years already, the most widespread children names in Ukraine have been Oleksander and Anastasia.
These are the data of the Justice Ministry of Ukraine, referring to the information of the state registry offices.
According to the information of the Ministry, the most popular names for boys in Ukraine are: Oleksander, Danylo, Maksym, Vladyslav, Mykyta, Artem, Ivan, Kyrylo, Yegor, Illya, Andriy, Oleksiy, Bohdan, Denys, Dmytro, and Yaroslav.
The most popular names for girls in Ukraine are: Anastasia, Alina, Daria, Kateryna, Maria, Natalia, Sofia, Yulia, Victoria, Yelyzaveta, Anna, Veronica, Ulyana, Oleksandra, Yana, Khrystyna.
However, some Ukrainians prefer unusual names for their children. Thus, recently state registry offices have registered boys named Loammiy, Lenmar, Yustyk, Ararat, Avgustin, Zelay, Pietro, Ramis; and girls – Elita, Navista, Piata, Eloria, Karabina, and Yurdana.