The Interior Ministry’s General Directorate of Civil Registration and Citizenship have said that almost 1.2 million babies were born in Turkey in 2019.

Of the 1,180,840 babies born, 8,816 male babies were named Yusuf, and 6,857 male babies were named Eymen.

For girls the most popular name was Zeynep, with 13,420, and for boys Elif came out top with 8,586.

Names which remain popular are Mirac, Omer, Mustafa, Kerem and Miran for boys and Asel, Azra, Eylul, Ebrar and Asya for girls.

According to official data the most popular name for Turkish citizens around the world are Mehmet and Amhet. For girls it is Fatma, Ayse and Emine.

Although millions of Turks have the same name there are a few who have the privilege of having a name which is unique. Apparently there is only one citizen named Feratun, Dilbere, Farim, Ulcu, Selmanni, Eliyde, Murinsah, Horem, Isal and Femedi.

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