Popular baby names in Malta, 2022

Flag of Malta
Flag of Malta

The island nation of Malta is located in the Mediterranean Sea, between Italy and Libya.

Last year, Malta welcomed 3,978 babies — 1,962 girls and 2,016 boys.

What were the most popular names among these babies? Mia and Luca.

Here are Malta’s top 4 girl names and top 4 boy names of 2022:

Girl Names

  1. Mia
  2. Emma
  3. Nina
  4. Giulia

Boy Names

  1. Luca
  2. Liam
  3. Noah
  4. Matteo

And what were the two most popular Maltese names?

Here’s how they’re written in Maltese orthography, with the overdots:

Maltese names Lucija and Ganni

Lucija (pronounced loo-chee-ah), the equivalent of Lucia, was given to 13 baby girls. Ganni (pronounced jah-nee), the equivalent of John, was given to 22 baby boys

Finally, here are Malta’s 2021 rankings, if you’d like to compare last year to the year before.

Source: “Most popular names in Malta in 2022 were Luca and Mia.” Malta Daily 11 Jan. 2023.

Image: Adapted from Flag of Malta (public domain)

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