According to data from the Balearic Institute of Statistics (Ibestat), the most popular baby names in the Balearic Islands (an archipelago that belongs to Spain) in 2013 were Maria and Marc.
Here are the Balearic Islands’ top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2013:
1. Maria, 113 baby girls (2.2%) 2. Julia, 102 (1.99%) 3. Carla, 100 (1.95%) 4. Paula 5. Lucia 6. Sofia 7. Aina 8. Emma 9. Laia 10. Marta
1. Marc, 157 baby boys (2.91%) 2. Pau, 106 (1.97%) 3. Hugo, 102 (1.89%) 4. Daniel 5. Joan 6. Alejandro 7. Adam 8. Mohamed 9. Lucas 10. Miquel
Maria and Marc were also the #1 names on the islands of Mallorca (which hosts about 80% of the population) and Menorca (9%). On Ibiza (11%), the winners were Martina and Hugo. On Formentera (1%), the winners were Lucia and Aitor — a name invented by Basque writer Agosti Xaho in the mid-19th century.