New borns. You could say that welcoming a new family member is one, if not the, best feelings you can ever experience. It almost seems like a lifetime waiting behind that white wall at Mater Dei. But, when they do arrive, what names do people in Malta prefer to name their newly arrived angels?
According to NSO Statistics for boy births, Luke, Luca or Lukas rank at number one, while Matthew, Matthias or Matteo come in at number two. Third on the ranking one can find Jacob or Jake.
As for girls, the top name selected is Elena, Elenia, Helena or Ella. At number two one can find Eliza, Elisa, Elizabeth or Elise while at number three, Julia, Yulia and Julianne can be found.
So there you have it! Do you think that these top three names will change in the future?