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Top Baby Names in Spain 2017

The top baby names in Spain for 2017 were Lucia and Lucas.

Along with Lucia, other girl names popular in Spain include Sofia, Julia, Valeria, and Emma. Along with Lucas, other common boy names in Spain include Hugo, Daniel, Mateo, and Leo.

Place names are an enduring trend in Spain, with Santiago charting for boys, and Africa, India, Aitana, Triana, Leire, and Ainhoa—the latter four Basque place names—making the list for girls. Similarly, Cayetana, meaning a person from the Italian town of Gaeta, is also in the Spanish Top 100 for girls.

Uniquely Spanish names that you are unlikely to hear in the US include girl names Vega, Candela, and Nerea, and boy names Aitor, Pau, and Unai. Other names popular in Spain but with perhaps more potential to make it in the US include Blanca, Aina, Izan, and Teo.