Krakow’s most (and least) popular baby names

Polish artist Julita Wójcik. "Julita" was one of the least common names for babies born in Krakow in 2019
Polish artist Julita Wójcik. “Julita” was one of the least common names for babies born in Krakow in 2019

The city of Krakow has announced the most popular baby names from 2019.

The most popular traditionally female names:

  • Julia
  • Zofia
  • Hanna
  • Zuzanna
  • Maja
  • Alicja
  • Aleksandra
  • Oliwia
  • Emilia
  • Lena
  • to najczęściej nadawane żeńskie imiona w ubiegłym roku. Wśród imion męskich prym wiodą: Jan, Jakub, Antoni, a także Szymon, Franciszek, Aleksander, Adam, Mikołaj, Filip, Wojciech.

And the most popular traditionally male names:

  •  Jan
  • Jakub
  • Antoni,
  • Szymon
  • Franciszek
  • Aleksander
  • Adam
  • Mikołaj
  • Filip
  • Wojciech

Other names were quite rare, including:

  • Marina
  • Miłosława
  • Augusta
  • Cecylia
  • Roma
  • Irena
  • Marlena
  • Julita
  • Gloria
  • Kira

…and uncommon names traditionally given to boys:

  • Jonasz
  • Felicjan
  • January
  • Szczepan
  • Wincenty
  • Zbigniew
  • Timur
  • Hieronim
  • Norbert
  • Sławomir

None of the names requested by parents were turned down by officials in Krakow last year.

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