Distinctive Baby Names from California

California has the largest population of all the 50 states and is seen as a trendsetter in business and popular culture. California has long been influenced by hispanic culture and this can be seen in the names that parents are giving their children.

Popular

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Salvador

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1. Salvador
2. Cesar
3. Gerardo
4. Sergio
5. Eduardo
6. Arturo
7. Fernando
8. Alejandro
9. Armando
10. Jorge
11. Francisco
12. Diego
13. Jaime
14. Jesus
15. Andres
16. Enrique
17. Miguel
18. Raul
19. Alberto
20. Angel
21. Javier
22. Ruben
23. Ricardo
24. Manuel
25. Hector
26. Cristian
27. Jose
28. Marco
29. Alexis
30. Luis

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Alejandra

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16. Erika
17. Angelina
18. Karla
19. Claudia
20. Isabel
21. Maria
22. Mia
23. Veronica
24. Monica
25. Daisy
26. Maya
27. Diana
28. Alexa
29. Jasmine
30. Joanna

Less Common but Unique to CA

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Gustavo

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16. Noe
17. Ismael
18. Rudy
19. Rodolfo
20. Saul
21. Josue
22. Rogelio
23. Alfonso
24. Fabian
25. Julio
26. Felipe
27. Leonel
28. Ramiro
29. Pablo
30. Gael

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Mayra

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1. Mayra
2. Rocio
3. Susana
4. Araceli
5. Yesenia
6. Maribel
7. Silvia
8. Alondra
9. Itzel
10. Esmeralda
11. Lupe
12. Viviana
13. Leticia
14. Lizbeth
15. Beatriz
16. Blanca
17. Noemi
18. Giselle
19. Paola
20. Perla
21. Dulce
22. Marisol
23. Jazmin
24. Maritza
25. Ximena
26. Julissa
27. Cristina
28. Jasmin
29. Leilani
30. Alina

Modern

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Salvador

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16. Fernando
17. Sergio
18. Edgar
19. Saul
20. Jesus
21. Manuel
22. Andres
23. Ricardo
24. Raul
25. Jorge
26. Diego
27. Angel
28. Adan
29. Jaime
30. Alejandro

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Guadalupe

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16. Nancy
17. Karina
18. Valeria
19. Paola
20. Monique
21. Denise
22. Karla
23. Vanessa
24. Valerie
25. Cynthia
26. Diana
27. Leslie
28. Jazmin
29. Julissa
30. Ximena

Classic

Boy Names

Map of the Popularity of Salvador

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16. Jesus
17. Enrique
18. Raul
19. Marco
20. Ruben
21. Ricardo
22. Alfredo
23. Andres
24. Alberto
25. Manuel
26. Rudy
27. Jose
28. Hector
29. Luis
30. Rafael

Girl Names

Map of the Popularity of Mayra

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16. Sonia
17. Elena
18. Erika
19. Vanessa
20. Marissa
21. Yvette
22. Claudia
23. Maria
24. Veronica
25. Angelina
26. Teri
27. Monica
28. Yolanda
29. Cecilia
30. Alexandra

Births for first names are taken from births that occurred in the United States after 1879. From 1880 to 1936, all births may not be included in the original data set. Any totals for last names are the number of people with the last name as of the last US census.

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