Gibraltar — the small British Overseas Territory located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula — shares a border with only Spain.
In 2021, Gibraltar welcomed 417 babies: 197 baby girls and 220 baby boys.
What were the most popular names among these babies? Sophia/Sofia and Kai.
Here are Gibraltar’s top 5+ girl names and top 5+ boy names of 2021:
- Sophia, 5 baby girls (plus two more named Sofia)
- Ava, 5 (plus one more named Ava-Winter)
- Chloe, 5 (plus one more named Khloe)
- Isabella, 5
- Maya, 5
- Olivia, 4
- Anna, 3 (plus one more named Ana)
- Hannah, 3 (plus one more named Hanna)
- Kai, 6 baby boys (plus one more named Kai-Sean)
- Max, 5 (plus one more named Maximilian)
- Daniel, 4 (6-way tie)
- Hugo, 4 (6-way tie)
- Jack, 4 (6-way tie)
- Lucas, 4 (6-way tie)
- Noah, 4 (6-way tie)
- Oliver, 4 (6-way tie)
And here are a few of the unique baby names bestowed just once in Gibraltar in 2021:
- Arlo, Haroun, Kostas, Layden, Niv (boy names)
- Bonina, Lujain, Magny, Migle, Mystra (girl names)
In 2020, the top names in Gibraltar were Ana and Thomas.
Source: Kai and Sophia most popular baby names of 2021 on the Rock