The American scholar called the most popular in 2017 female name in the world
MOSCOW, 29 Sep — RIA Novosti. The most common female name in the world in 2017 was the Sofia. To such conclusion came the Creator of the site babynamewizard.com Laura Wattenberg.
According to the Daily Express, Wattenberg analyzed data about the names of newborns in 48 States. She found out that Sofia is leading in Russia, Italy, Switzerland, Slovenia, Mexico, Estonia, Argentina and Chile.
I was just amazed that such different languages and cultures have chosen the same sound at the same time.Laura Wattenberg
Laura Wattenberg is one of the world’s most renowned experts on names. She is interested in how cultural and etymological aspects of human names. In 2005, Wattenberg published the book the Baby Name Wizard.