Martín and Lucía are the names most chosen by Castilians and Leonese in the last two years for their newborns. While Lucía is also the preferred name at the national level, ahead of Martina and Sofía, in the case of children, Martín occupies the third position, behind Hugo and Mateo, according to a report by the National Institute of Statistics (INE). published this Tuesday.
In the case of girls, Lucía is the most repeated name in the provinces of Burgos, Segovia, Soria and Valladolid, while in Ávila and León the preferred name is Martina. In Palencia the most common name is Paula; in Salamanca, Vega, and in Zamora, Sofia. Among the girls of the Community, Valeria, Alba, Abril, María, Aitana, Emma and Carla are also repeated.
As for boys, Martín is the preferred name in Ávila, León and Salamanca, while the most repeated in Palencia and Soria is Diego. In Valladolid, Mateo occupies the first place; in Burgos, Hugo; in Segovia, Izan, and in Zamora, Enzo. Other common names are Lucas, Hugo, Leo, Daniel, Pablo, Adrián and Mario.
By communities, Lucía also predominates in Cantabria, the Basque Country, Aragón, Madrid, Extremadura, Castilla-La Mancha and the Valencian Community, while María is the most repeated in Murcia and Andalucía, and Sofía in Asturias and La Rioja. As for boys, Martín is also the most common name in Cantabria and La Rioja, while Mateo occupies the first position in Asturias, Galicia, Aragón, Castilla-La Mancha, the Canary Islands and the Valencian Community, according to Ical.