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The most popular baby names in Melilla 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.

After analyzing the trend of names most used in other communities, we continue with our list of the most popular baby names according to the autonomous community, and this time we talk about the most popular names for boys and girls in the autonomous city of Melilla , also detailing their meaning.

Most popular boy names in Melilla

1. Amir : of Arabic origin, it means “minister of the king”.

2. Adam : of Hebrew origin, it means “earth”.

3. Mohamed : of Arabic origin, it means “commendable”.

4. Imran: of Arabic origin, it means “host”.

5. Maher : name of Irish origin whose meaning is “generous”.

6. Ibrahim: Arabic equivalent of the name Abraham. It means “father of the people or father of the multitudes”.

7. Nael : a very popular name also in Portugal. It is of Arabic origin and means “triumphant” or “triumph”.

8. Amin : name of Arabic origin meaning “faithful”.

9. Aylan : name of Turkish origin, means “loved by all”.

10. Haron : name of Arabic origin whose meaning is “highly praised”.

Amir, a fashionable name in recent years

Amir is a boy’s name that has become especially fashionable in recent years, becoming one of the trending names of this 2022. More than five thousand children with an average age of 8.3 years are called that in our country.

Practically all the popular boy names in Melilla are of Arabic origin, and many are also the most popular names for babies in Ceuta.

Most popular girl names in Melilla

1. Amira : name of Arabic origin meaning “princess”.

2. Nour : name of Arabic origin meaning “light”.

3. Noha : name of Arabic origin meaning “wise”.

4. Malak : name of Arabic origin meaning “angel”.

5. Maryam : Name of Hebrew origin meaning “the chosen one”. In Spanish it translates as Maria.

6. Tasmin : name of Hebrew origin meaning “twin”.

7. Aysel – name of Turkish origin meaning “like the moon”

8. Lucía : of Latin “lux” origin, its meaning is “She who carries the light” or “She who is born of light”, in reference to girls who are born at dawn.

9. Sara: name of Hebrew origin whose meaning is “Princess”, “lady”, “sovereign”.

10. Sirin – name of Turkish origin meaning “lovely”

Maria, a classic and popular name in any language

The most popular name for girls born in Melilla is Amira , a beautiful name of Arabic origin that has been a trend in this city for several years.

In the list of the most popular names we also find the name of María, in its Arabic version. It is a classic name, which sounds nice in any language and never goes out of style.

Other popular names in Melilla coincide with the most ranked nationally, such as Lucía , the most popular girl’s name in Spain for years, and Sara , which ranks 13th in the national ranking of the most popular names for newborns. .

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