Bulgarian name and gender database

The Bulgarian database contains 5.763 first names categorized by gender and 12.030 last names. This page shows the list with the most popular names in Bulgaria and gives background information about the database.

Most countries in Europe are very well organised and have great open data initiatives. Unfortunately we didn't receive an official Bulgarian name and gender database. The 5.763 first names we detected in Bulgarian are based on official first names from other countries. We identified the last names by removing the first names from 27.868 public profiles that we found in Bulgarian open data sources.

Popular Bulgarian first names for men

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Ivan 192 1.2% American Serbian Croatian
John 185 1.2% American British Canadian
Georgi 177 1.1% British American German
Nikolay 152 1.0% Russian Ukrainian American
Michael 148 0.9% American British German
Dimitar 145 0.9% Macedonian British American
David 141 0.9% American British Spanish
Chris 137 0.9% American British Canadian
Martin 131 0.8% British German American
Daniel 131 0.8% American British German
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 27.868 Bulgarian profiles from which 15.823 (57%) is male.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Bulgarian first names for women

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Maria 137 1.1% American British Spanish
Jennifer 103 0.9% American British Canadian
Jessica 94 0.8% American British Brazilian
Sarah 88 0.7% British American Canadian
Katie 74 0.6% American British Canadian
Amanda 72 0.6% American British Brazilian
Lisa 67 0.6% American British Canadian
Mary 66 0.5% American British Irish
Amy 66 0.5% American British Canadian
Ashley 65 0.5% American British Canadian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 27.868 Bulgarian profiles from which 12.045 (43%) is female.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Bulgarian last names

Last name Frequency *1 Percentage *1 Alternative countries *2
Ivanov 192 0.7% American British German
Dimitrov 163 0.6% American British German
Ivanova 162 0.6% American British German
Georgiev 158 0.6% American British German
Smith 150 0.5% American British German
Petrov 145 0.5% American British German
Nikolov 135 0.5% American British German
Dimitrova 130 0.5% American British German
Georgieva 117 0.4% American British German
Johnson 114 0.4% American British German
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 27.868 Bulgarian profiles having 12.030 unique lastnames.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.
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