Ever wondered which name people are flocking to when it comes to choosing something for their baby? Or are you wondering which name to steer away from, for fear of it being too common?

Well, naming experts have done a study, and the most popular baby name in the world is a female name! Sofia or Sophia topped the list in 9 countries, mostly Italy, Russia and Mexico, as well as the US and 20 more stations.

Sofia means ‘wisdom’, and Laura Wattenberg, one of the naming experts involved in the study says that the fact that it’s so easy to pronounce in so many languages could explain the popularity.

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