Most popular names for baby girls in the Philippines

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 11 2017 12:24 AM | Updated as of Jul 11 2017 07:16 AM

•    The names Angel, Princess, Althea, and Samantha were consistently among the most popular names for baby girls in the country from 2012-2015.

•    Angelica, Nicole, and Andrea were also among the most popular names from 2012-2014. In 2015, the name Ashley replaced Nicole in the list.

Table 2. Top five most common names of female babies in the Philippines from 2012 to 2015

Rank 2012 2013 2014 2015
1 Angel Angel Angel Angel
2 Princess Princess Princess Althea
3 Samantha Althea  Althea  Princess
4 Angelica Samantha Andrea Ashley
5 Angela Nicole Nicole Samantha

Source: ABS-CBN Investigative and Research Group

Source of basic data: birth certificates, Philippine Statistics Authority