How popular is the baby name Maxim in the United States right now? How popular was it historically? Find out using the graph below! Plus, check out all the blog posts that mention the name Maxim.
According to the Civil Registry of Moscow, the most popular baby names in the city last year were (again) Sofia and Alexander.
Here are Moscow’s top 6 girl names and top 6 boy names of 2020:
- Sofia (Sofya), over 2,800 baby girls
- Maria, 2,200 baby girls
- Anna, 2,084
- Alisa, 1,729
- Viktoria, 1,705
- Polina, 1,603
- Alexander, over 2,500 baby boys
- Mikhail, 2,427 baby boys
- Maxim, 2,284
- Artyom, 1,827
- Mark, 1,666
- Ivan, 1,617
Less commonly bestowed names include Vesna, Dionysus, Iskra (“spark”), Lucifer, Venus-Veronica, Sever, Severina, and Yermak-Alexander. (Yermak could be a reference to the Russian folk hero Yermak Timofeyevich.)
Sources: From Mars to Zlatoslava and many more 2020 rare baby names
According to the government of Moscow, the most popular baby names in the city in 2019 were Sofia and Alexander.
Here are Moscow’s top 3 girl names and top 3 boy names of 2019:
In 2017, the top names in Moscow were largely the same, except Artem ranked 3rd for boys.
Source: Over 137,000 children born in Moscow in 2019
According to an article published in late January by Moldovan news site Publika TV, the most popular baby names in Moldova in 2016 were Sofia and David.
The article was hard to interpret, but here’s my guess at Moldova’s top girl names and top boy names of 2016:
4. Artiom (…which is based on the name of Greek goddess Artemis)
5. Ion (…looks molecular, but it’s actually a form of John)
The top names in 2014 were Sofia and Maxim.
Source: Most popular baby names chosen by Moldovans in 2016
According to data from the Civil Status Service, the most popular baby names in Moldova in 2014 were Sofia and Maxim.
Here are Moldova’s top 4 girl names and top 5 boy names of 2014:
|Top Girl Names
||Top Boy Names
1. Sofia, 846 baby girls
2. Anastasia, 787
3. Daria, 700
4. Maria, 676
1. Maxim, 904 baby boys
2. David, 884
3. Alexandru, 731
4. Artiom, 700
5. Ion, 683
My source article also listed some examples of uncommon names bestowed in 2014:
|Unusual Girl Names
||Unusual Boy Names
These rankings are a bit out of date, but I’ve never posted rankings for Moldova before, so I figure something is better than nothing.
Source: Most popular names given to Moldovan children in 2014
According to the government of Moscow, the most popular baby names in the city in 2011 were Anastasia and Alexander.
Here are Moscow’s top 3 girl names and top 3 boy names of 2011:
Trendy western names like Emily, Angelica, and Angelina — “names foreign-sounding in Russian” — have also gained a foothold in Moscow.
Political names, on the other hand, are all but extinct:
Gone are the days of relying on politically correct ideology to choose children’s names — like “Myuda,” after International Youth Day, or “Perkosrak,” translated as “first space rocket.”
Source: Russian baby names go international