Top baby names in Slovakia for 2022 announced

Jakub remains the most popular boy's name, while Sofia is now the top name for girls.

The Slovak Interior Ministry has published a list of top baby names in the country for 2022.The Slovak Interior Ministry has published a list of top baby names in the country for 2022. (Source: TASR - Jakub Kotian)

Jakub remains the most popular name for baby boys in Slovakia, but there has been a change in the rankings for baby girls' names this year.

The Interior Ministry said Sofia is the most popular name chosen by parents for baby girls so far in 2022. Ema came first in 2020 and Nina in 2021.

SkryťRemove ad
Article continues after video advertisement
SkryťRemove ad
Article continues after video advertisement

Nina ranks third this year, after Eliška.

Other popular names include Ema, Viktória, Natália, Nela, Sára, Mia, Olívia, Diana, Hana, Anna, Tamara, Júlia, Laura, Emma, Karolína, Michaela and Rebeka.

As for baby boy names, Jakub is followed by Samuel and Adam.

Slightly fewer parents chose the names Michal, Oliver, Filip, Tomáš, Martin, Matej and Richard. Lukáš, Alex, Matúš, Šimon, Tobias, Ján, Peter, Dávid, Dominik and Patrik were also popular.

Read also: FAQ: What to do after your baby is born in Slovakia Read more 

Top stories

Jeremy Hill shows people around Trenčín during a fjúžn walk in 2021

For this American, podcasting became a way to make foreigners in Slovakia visible

Jeremy Hill, an English teacher who lives near Trenčín, came up with the idea of his “Na Slovensku Aj Po Anglicky” podcast during the coronavirus pandemic.


26. jan
Faculty of Management, Comenius University Bratislava

Study program MANAGEMENT in English language

Faculty of Management, Comenius University Bratislava, offers a program Management accredited in the English language.


27. jan
Found stone point

Precious finding near Trnava: 40,000-year-old stone point

The stone points of the spears were inserted into a wooden stick, and the joint could be reinforced with a natural adhesive and organic fiber.


23. jan
The cellar for maturing red wines, built in 2010 with a capacity of 220,000 litres.

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between January 26 and February 5, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.


26. jan
SkryťClose ad