Maxim and Anastasia - the most popular names in Ukraine with which since the beginning of 2009 most often called newborns. The Minister of Justice Nikolay Onishchuk reported about it, referring to data of bodies of civil registration of citizens of the Ministry of Justice.
As a whole, according to the Minister, since the beginning of year over 20 names the majority from which hold "superiority" any more the first year are popular. Newborn girls most often name Anastasia, Sofia, Anna, Darya, Valeria, Maria, Elizabeth, Aleksandra and Polina. Boys - Maxim, Victor, Alexander, Kirill, Denis, Daniil, Andrey, Artem, Dmitry, Vladislav, Yaroslav, Nikita, Egor.
However, certain regional features concerning the most popular names for newborns are observed also. For example: in the Lvov area it is Nazar, Markiyan, Taras, Bogdan; in Rivnenskaya - Christina, Karina, Roman; in Kharkov - Arina, Eve, Kira, Rostislav, Arseny, Ilya, Ivan, Vsevolod; in Kiev - Egor, Nazar; in Odessa - Ksenia, Nikolay; in Zhitomir - Angelina, Veronika, Ekaterina, Alexey;in Nikolaev - Matvei, Kira, Carolina, Ruslan, Ulyan, Alina; in Ivano - Frankovskoy - Olga, Taisiya, Yulia, Marta, Diana, Vasily, Ivan; in Zakarpatye - Tatyana, Angelina, Nikoletta, Yury, Mikhail; in Vinnytsia region - Alyona, Pavel, Gleb; in Kiev - Margarita, Ekaterina, Arina, Mikhail, Timofey, in the Crimea - Alina, Vladimir.
At the same time names rather extended earlier got to the category of the rare - Zhanna, Lyalya, Snezhana, Inna, Alla, the Tamil, Nick, Alice, Varvara, Dina, Maya, Veniamin, Leonid, Anatoly, Aristarkh, Lev, Evdoky, Miron, Arkhip, Kuzma, Herman.
Since the beginning of year of girls called also such names, as Kveta, Tsvetana, Melissa, Sogdiana, Shakhroza, Shakhla, Iaosa, Valencia, Philadelphia, the Olympic Games, Athena, Cleopatra, Ophelia. Boys - Richerd, Tikhmur, Islyam, Alladin, Krishna, Eden, Bottoms, Platon, Hristofor, Odysseus, Neron, Milan, Bratislav.
There were also strange names at registration of newborns. Girls called - Anastasia - Chiara, Khan - Fanny, Iles Elvis, Maria - Svitozar, the Priest - Karina, Gold Geval, Zhuzha, Orianka, the Entertainment, the Mountain ash, the Tulip, Mriya, Millianera, Diamond, the Lasso, Pleasure, the River, Milyna, the Queen, the Young lady, boys - Teo Malkolm, Samiddullo, Disemmiart, Evgeny - Jihan, Azap - Nazar, Dobromysl, Prinze, Volodar, Samara.
Continue to enjoy popularity at Ukrainians and foreign names. Among them most often for girls choose names - Anita, Simona, Gloria, Naomi, Kamila, Nichole, Nikoletta, Jennifer, Daniela, Dominika, Emmanuela, Aemilia, Erica, Renata, Vanessa, Madonna, Magdaléna, Francesca, Mirabella, Samantha, Scarlet, Louise, for boys - Mark, Sebastian, Raphael, Ernest, Christian, the Oscar, David, Leonard, Richard, Jacob, Raul, Armando. The case when girls - twins parents called Zita and Geeta is registered also.