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The most popular baby names in Ceuta for boys and girls (and their meaning)

The INE (National Institute of Statistics) has announced the names that parents have chosen the most for their newborn babies in Spain in 2021. And in addition, it has specified, by autonomous communities, which names have been the most chosen.

Thus, we continue with our list of the most popular baby names according to the autonomous community; This time, we talk about the most popular names in Ceuta for boys and girls, also detailing their meaning.

Most popular boy names in Ceuta

The names for boys most chosen by parents for their babies are, in order of popularity:

  1. Mohamed : of Arabic origin, means “commendable”.
  2. Amir : of Arabic origin, it means “minister of the king”.
  3. Akram : of Arabic origin, means “charitable, noble”.
  4. Maher : name of Irish origin whose meaning is “generous”.
  5. Omar : of Arabic origin, it means “the one of long life”.
  6. Adam : of Hebrew origin, means “earth”.
  7. Riyadh : of Arabic origin and a variant of the name Riyad, meaning “gardens”.
  8. Yusef – comes from the Latin Ioseph which originated from the Hebrew Yosef, and meaning “he will add”, also interpreted as “God increases”.
  9. Ayman : of Arabic origin meaning “lucky”
  10. Imran : of Arabic origin, it means “host”.

Mohamed, the name most given to babies from Ceuta

Mohamed is one of the most popular names of Arabic origin, in fact it ranks 57th and is the only one of this top that appears in the ranking of boys’ names at the national level.

Most popular girl names in Ceuta

The names for girls most chosen by parents for their daughters are, in order of popularity:

  1. Amira : name of Arabic origin meaning “princess”.
  2. Jimena : Medieval ariant of Simeona, which is of Hebrew origin and means “she who listens”
  3. Zaira : name of Arabic origin meaning “flourishing” or “luminous”.
  4. Martina : feminine form of Martín, of Latin origin and meaning “consecrated or related to the god Mars”.
  5. Noor : Name of Arabic origin meaning “light” or “brightness.”
  6. Suyud : name of Arabic origin that refers to two prostrations that the praying person makes to replace a mistake due to forgetfulness in his prayer.
  7. Afnan : Name of Arabic origin meaning “blooming branches.”
  8. Daniela : of Hebrew origin, whose meaning is “She who God is her judge” or “Justice of God”.
  9. Dikra : name of unknown origin that means “memory”.
  10. Julia : of Latin origin “Iulus”/”Iulia”, name with which the members of the Roman Julia family were identified. It means “consecrated to Jupiter”.

Amira and Jimena, the preferred names for girls from Ceuta

As we can see, the name given the most to newborns in Ceuta is Amira, followed by Jimena , who in turn occupy positions 55 and 24 in the national ranking.

We also found that Martina, Daniela and Julia are also in the ranking of the 10 most chosen names at the national level.

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