Moscow parents keep giving their children unusual names. According to the registry offices, among them are Hermione, Real and even Dante.
Among the names people gave their babies in 2019, there were Rurik, Phoenix, Gagarin, Odin, Zlatotsveta, etc. There are also names that reflect the names of the months of the year, such as Mart (“March”), Noyabrina (“November”), Oktyabrina (“Oktober”).
Double names were also popular, for example, Adeline Elizabeth, Denise Alexander, Mila Stefania and others.
The most popular masculine names are still Maxim, Alexander and Mikhail. The girls are most often called Sofia, Anna, Maria, Victoria and Alisa, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reports.