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PhotoThe Birth Statistics, enable carrying out studies regarding the given names of newborns from the information included in the statistical birth bulletin. This section includes tables with the 100 most common given names recorded in the Civil Register for the national total, and the 10 most frequent given names for the Autonomous Communities.

The statistical use of the Continuous Register Statistics offers results that enable conducting studies regarding the given names and surnames of those persons resident in Spain. The results may be queried in the form of Excel tables, or by using the software applications designed for this purpose.

In the section on given names of persons resident in Spain, the What is the frequency of a given name? application allows choosing a given name and seeing how many persons have that given name in each province, decade of birth or country of nationality, as well as the average age of the person. It is also possible to view, in Excel format, tables with the most frequent given names (100 for the entire national territory, 50 for each province of residence and 10 for each nationality and sex), tables with the frequency of given names according to the decade of birth and a list with all the names of the persons resident in Spain that have a frequency greater than or equal to 20.

In the section on surnames of persons resident in Spain, the What is the frequency of a surname? application allows choosing a surname and seeing how many persons have that surname (whether it is the first, second or both surnames), according to province of residence or birth and according to nationality. In addition, tables are presented in Excel format with the most frequent surnames (100 for the entire national territory, 50 for each province of residence and 10 for each nationality); it is also possible to view a list, in Excel format, with all the surnames of the persons resident in Spain that have a frequency higher than 20 for the first surname.

 
First names of newborns
Data from Births statistics (last year available: 2013; 24 June 2014)
National total and Autonomous Communities:
 
The first names of residents in Spain
Information from the Statistical use of the Continuous Register at 1 January 2013 (22nd May 2014)
What is the frequency of a first name...
... by province of residence?
, indicate sex / and click
... by decade and province of birth?
, indicate sex / and click
... by nationality?
, indicate sex / and click
First name frequency tables
The most frequent first names, simple and exact, for the national total, and exact for the province of residence
Most frequent first names, by date of birth and province of birth
Most frequent first names, by nationality
Names with a frequency greater than or equal to 20, and their average ages
 
The surnames of residents in Spain
Information from the Statistical Use of the Register at 1 January 2013 (22nd May 2014)
What is the frecuency of a surname ...
... by province of residence?
... by province of birth?
... by nationality?
Surname frequency tables
First surname, by province of residence and province of birth
First surname, by nationality
File with all those surnames with a frequency higher than or equal to 20 in the first surname.