From the personal names included in the calendar for the week from 3 to 9 August, the most popular name is Vladislavs (6,387), while among women’s names – Madara (5,323), according to the statistics of the Population Register of the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs (OCMA).
The words Romans (2,767) and Mudīte (1,043) are also popular among the words included in the calendar for the respective week. On the other hand, personal names included in the calendar next week, such as Fredis, are the least common in Latvia (26).
729 Genovefas, 722 Romualdi, 717 Alfredi, 673 August, 654 Madari, 518 Oswaldi, 396 Vladislav, 302 Arvili, 146 Romualdas, 98 Askoldi, 67 Aismas and 44 Genoveva also celebrate the name day.
The Database of Personal Names is available on the OCMA website www.pmlp.gov.lv. In it, any interested person can find out how many persons are registered in the Population Register with a specific name, and get acquainted with the research of theater critic and personal name researcher Gunnars Treimanis on the connection of a name with personal characteristics.