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This is The World's favourite baby girls' name

trending 31/10/2017

Naming your new baby must be pretty hard for most people. It's gotta work with the surname, suit a baby and an adult. 

Baby name website Baby Name Wizard has taken a look at all of the most popular baby names across the world and there seems to be one name that everyone seems to be using for their baby girls in Italy, Slovakia, Estonia, Chile and Russia.

The name Sofia is currently the most popular baby girls' name in the world with it being number one on the most popular baby name lists in the above countries and number two in the United States and some parts of Europe.

The name is being spelled as Sofia, Sofie and Sophia over the world.

Baby name researcher Laura Wattenberg said she was astounded at the popularity of this particular name across the globe.

“It just blew me away that so many different languages and cultures would arrive at the same sound at the same time.

“In fact, for three years it topped the name charts in both the United States and Russia. When was the last time those two nations agreed so completely on anything?

"In essence, the entire Western world has agreed on the most attractive baby name.”

The name Sofia is of Greek origin and means wisdom and skill.