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Maria, Jose most popular names in Spain

May 24, 2013 at 3:44 PM

MADRID, May 24 (UPI) -- Spain's National Statistics Institute said Maria and Jose are the most common names in the country.

The institute said about 7 million women in Spain are named Maria and about 2.89 million men are named Jose, ThinkSpain reported Friday.

Other popular names for girls are Ana, Isabel and Dolores, while the most popular boys' names after Jose are Antonio, Juan and Manuel.

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