News, Updates and Name Trends
Posted 30 November 2019
Istat has released baby names data for 2018 for Italy. Data is available for the 50 most popular female and male names.
The eight most popular girls’ names are unchanged from 2017, with Sofia in first place, Giulia in second, Aurora in third, Alice in fourth, Ginerva in fifth, Emma in sixth, Giorgia in seventh and Greta in eighth. Beatrice moves up one place to ninth and Anna climbs one place to tenth. Martina drops out of the top ten.
Chloe is the only new entry in the top 50 female names, in 50th place.
Leonardo moves up one place to become the most popular boys’ name, changing places with Francesco who drops to second. Alessandro remains in third place, Lorenzo stays in fourth, Mattia remains in fifth, Andrea stays in sixth, Gabriele remains in seventh and Riccardo stays in eighth place. Tommaso moves up one place to ninth and Edoardo climbs one place to tenth. Matteo drops out of the top ten.
Nathan is the only new entry in the top 50 male names, in 50th place.
Visit the name popularity tables page to view the tables in full, and to view tables for other years.
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