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The most popular girl’s name in the world has been revealed

Section: Girls baby names

Choosing a name for your your new arrival can be tricky, but if you want to play it safe and follow suit with the majority of parents across the globe then this pretty moniker is for you.

It’s been one of the most popular baby girl names in the UK for a while, but this super cute name has now been revealed to be the most popular name in the world!

So which name has enchanted the hearts of parents everywhere? The answer is Sophia (or Sofia, depending on how you choose to spell it)!

Yes, Sophia is officially the most popular girl's name IN THE WORLD!

The moniker is the most popular girl's name in eight countries - Mexico, Russia, Argentina, Italy, Switzerland, Estonia, Chile and Slovakia - and is the second or third most popular in a further 20!

Sophia is originally a Greek baby name meaning ‘wisdom’, so with this choice you’ll be setting your little one up for big things with this adorable baby name.

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Afia 

A name that means 'born on Friday', this unusal name is actually of African origin. The perfect name for your baby born on the last day of the working week! 
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Clementine

A Latin baby name that isn't too popular today, meaning 'from clements' meaning mild or merciful in Latin. Cute nicknames include Clemmie. 
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Elora

Your tot probably won't bump into many other Eloras' in the playgrround! This cute name has Greek origins and means 'light'.
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Bambi 

It might remind you of your favourite Disney film, but this cute Italian name, meaning 'bambino or little child', is an unusual but beautiful choice. 
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Effie

An English baby name meaning 'well spoken'! 
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Winnie 

Another Disney name, Winnie or Winny is a unisex name of Welsh origin, meaning 'fair one' or 'fair and pure' - the perfect name for your fair-haired baby! 
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Nola

A Gaelic bab name meaning 'fair', this unusal name is a cute choice for your baby girl. 
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Luella

An English baby name meaning 'famous elf', we love the mythical feel to this cute, unusual name! 
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Peace

A Latin baby name meaning 'tranqil', hopefully this name could be a good omen for those first few weeks with your newborn! 
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Persephone

An unusual name with an unknown meaning, in Greek mythology, Persephone was the daughter of Demeter and Zeus.
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Adele

Whether she's destined to have the same voice as another famous Adele, this cute unusual name means 'noble, kind and tender'.
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Alma

Although experts can't agree on the exact meaning of this cute name, it is thought to be derived from the Latin world almus, meaning 'kind'. 
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Pia

A cute, Italian baby name meaning 'Pious'. 
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September

From the Latin word meaning 'seven', because it was the seventh month of the old Roman calendar, which began the year in March, this cute baby name is perfect for babies born at the beginning of autumn. 
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Star

Of course, we don't need to explain the meaning of this cute, unusual baby name! 
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Whisper

Another super unusual baby name, meaning Wizard. 
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Astrid

This cute Scandinavian name means ‘divine strength’ – the perfect name for your adorable new arrival.

 

 

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