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  • Published on Sep 18, 2017
  • What’s in a name? How did we even end-up having names? Today we are going to explore nomenclature, in this episode of the Infographics Show, Most Popular Names Around the World.
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  • Oofsword gg
    Oofsword gg 2 days ago

    My friend is Patricia we are all tagalog

  • Oofsword gg
    Oofsword gg 2 days ago

    IM WILLIAM

  • Let's Try Style Summer

    Imagine this. I transform myself into a guy, and I get to name myself. First name, Alan, last name, Walker

  • BracketZ Panda
    BracketZ Panda 3 days ago

    Welp... my names jayden, at least in the 3rd most popular name for a newborn in the UK

  • mustafa al falahi
    mustafa al falahi 4 days ago

    My name is Mustafa and lemme tell ya, THIS NAME IS RARE AF IN EVERY ARABIC COUNTRY
    SO EVERY TIME SOMEBODY YELLS IN PUBLIC ‘Mustafa’ I GET HELLA CONFUSED AND START TO LOOK FOR WHO IS CALLING ME EVEN IF IT WAS NOT FOR ME

  • Maria Clara
    Maria Clara 4 days ago

    Enzo e Valentina?

  • CoolgirlAnna Anna
    CoolgirlAnna Anna 5 days ago

    Excuse me, In Brazil we do not speak Spanish. So Jose is pronounced just like Joseph without ph and Sousa the o and u are pronounced separetely.
    Anyways, about children,I'm thinking of Ella or Maria for a girl and Eduardo (Edward) or Chris for a boy.

  • Allie Niner
    Allie Niner 5 days ago

    My last name is Niner (pronounced nine-r) my grandfather brought it to Australia from England. Apparently it’s German, but because it’s so uncommon I can’t be sure.

  • Vanilla sweet chocolate Sweeties

    If I had a girl I would name her
    Anfall, Lina Aisha Lara Mariam ❤️those are my best friends names
    If I had a boy I would name him
    Mohammad Ali abdulaziz Khalid Calvin

  • Maheshwari Pillai
    Maheshwari Pillai 11 days ago

    India Rohit, Priya, meena, saloni, mukesh

  • abasia mimou
    abasia mimou 15 days ago +4

    What if a father in Iceland is called Johnson? JHONSONSON

  • Ultra Nick
    Ultra Nick 16 days ago

    My names nick so i would name, it after my the first letter in my name. I would call him "Nick"

  • Ultra Nick
    Ultra Nick 16 days ago

    Nicholas? Nick?

  • Shelley Leger
    Shelley Leger 17 days ago +1

    2:50 "James Charles".......

  • Let's Try Style Summer

    My name is Summer

  • Laerke Petersen
    Laerke Petersen 20 days ago

    I have a name thats pretty common in my country, but other countries dont know my name ):
    My name is Lærke (Laerke)

  • Lando Vaughan
    Lando Vaughan 20 days ago +1

    James Charles what da heck he from da uk

  • Hyungwon's Toothbrush

    I'm from Norway and have two last names.. so like one is kinda popular "Kristiansen" I see the name quite a lot, and the other one "Henriksø" is really rare I actually think it's only in my family lul

  • Tharaa Alyahmedi
    Tharaa Alyahmedi 22 days ago

    My name is Tharaa and in my language (Arabic) it means wealth🖤🖤

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation

    2:47 Hi sister

  • wissam ali
    wissam ali 23 days ago

    My name's Osama
    Means lion

  • Qui Vincet
    Qui Vincet 23 days ago

    Hey my name is Vihaan
    _I'm Indian_

  • TTV Stretched Res Snowman

    Who else saw the Swedish flag on the Windows at 0:51

  • Omar Alshammry
    Omar Alshammry 25 days ago

    my name literally is a religous ritual called hajj u esentially visit mecca and do loads of things

  • Fatima Zehra Zaidi
    Fatima Zehra Zaidi 26 days ago

    Fatima!!

  • Wixz
    Wixz 27 days ago +1

    Everyone is just gonna ignore that after james came charles (in the uk)

  • Joe Hasan
    Joe Hasan 27 days ago +2

    Mohammed is the most common name in the world.. If u really count...even in India..

  • AICooL
    AICooL Month ago

    Lel my parents are Pakistani and I am Aqsa Israr and believe me, Israr is usually a first name but my dad changed his surname Ali into Israr when he moved to Hong Kong so ask him why! Aqsa is the name of the holy mosque in Jerusalem and I LOVE IT! But thing is that their is a word in Urdu called Baqsa and it means box and I hate people calling me Baqsa! When people want to give me a nickname, I always tell them to either call me Aqua or Aks cause why not! And in Pakistan especially the villages, people will have surnames that is totally random!My dad surname was Ali and he has bros who are Khans, Ali's, Abbas and Arains so I have no idea what my grandfather was thinking!

  • Agastya B Khare
    Agastya B Khare Month ago

    India also has a very popular name,Agastya

  • Nada Dia
    Nada Dia Month ago

    my name is "Nada" which in Arabic means dew drops :)

  • Jose M. Duarte
    Jose M. Duarte Month ago +1

    you called me
    4:55

  • Ogre
    Ogre Month ago +1

    The most named name in the world is Mohammed , believe it or not

  • Sharkdrake 37
    Sharkdrake 37 Month ago

    Just like me. My name is not ordinary.

  • Phoe. Nix PH
    Phoe. Nix PH Month ago

    Moo Pig?

  • Christopher Columbus

    6:40 .com

  • Comet2025
    Comet2025 Month ago

    Well my name is Russian and so is my last

  • fatimah anwaar
    fatimah anwaar Month ago +1

    if James is the most popular boys' name then why are so many girls named Jamie? that name should be banned to prevent young boys from getting bullied in school

  • fatimah anwaar
    fatimah anwaar Month ago

    LOL So many EXO-Ls in the comment section

  • Martins
    Martins Month ago +1

    I have search after my own name i cant find my name



    Its Martin my mom say its popular

  • Luke Riftwalker
    Luke Riftwalker Month ago

    Rose?
    José is pronounced the way it is written man. J has the same sound as in Joseph.

  • dreams catcher
    dreams catcher Month ago

    Mohammed is the king of all names

  • All about My Rabbits And Me

    Americans sure love the name Olivia idfk why

  • Amy Philpot
    Amy Philpot Month ago

    My name is layale

  • גל אוסובסקי

    My name's גל אוסובסקי (pronounced ɡal ʔo̞ˈso̞vski)
    Gal in Hebrew means Wave🌊

  • E3_
    E3_ 2 months ago

    3:30 actually, in chinese, names are not gender specific. There actually arent any gender specific names. Eg, I have seen people of the opposite gender with my name, 睿恩

  • Anthony Mourany
    Anthony Mourany 2 months ago +3

    Me:UK where is my name isn't it popular
    UK:your name is gone 'Anthony'
    Me:😭

  • 桃。momo
    桃。momo 2 months ago

    My name’s Adriana!

  • Anonymous Ana
    Anonymous Ana 2 months ago

    I have a popular name.... For a boy...

    I'm a girl

    My name is Jaiden

  • Cantus Relatus
    Cantus Relatus 2 months ago

    Shister James Charles wooo

  • Nat S
    Nat S 2 months ago +1

    you can't forget the iconic 小明 thoo

  • Ninja Boy James
    Ninja Boy James 2 months ago

    2:00 the plural for James is James'

  • Xxendless gamingxX
    Xxendless gamingxX 2 months ago

    Myname is Jakob

  • Dusttale Sans
    Dusttale Sans 2 months ago

    I'm my country most popular names are Sasha,Alexander and Dmitri

  • Violeta 143
    Violeta 143 2 months ago +1

    My real name is janelialyn srie....

  • Comments I Guess
    Comments I Guess 2 months ago

    Then there's Russia where Artyom can be Artyom Ivanovich, Tyomich, Tyoma, or any variety of name variations that change according to context

  • Nome Genérico
    Nome Genérico 2 months ago

    Im from Brazil and my name is Gedeon

  • astari djatmiko
    astari djatmiko 2 months ago

    i thought it's gonna be "around the world". Anyway, what do you know about the commonly used names in Indonesia??

  • Prince Of Opinion
    Prince Of Opinion 2 months ago

    People are so uncreative :/

  • 8D Surround Sound
    8D Surround Sound 2 months ago

    If i would name myself it would be 'Ridiculous banana' 😍

  • Pluto- deviated planet
    Pluto- deviated planet 2 months ago +1

    If you are North Indian 🇮🇳
    KUMAR- Boy
    KUMARI- Girl

  • Pluto- deviated planet
    Pluto- deviated planet 2 months ago +6

    My GF name is
    Rose Merry Marlo 😀😀
    ( Only INDIAN subcontinental can understand)
    My name is ANIKESH KUMAR.
    KUMAR is most usable TITLE After
    DEVI , SINGH & KUMARI

  • budda bread333
    budda bread333 2 months ago

    Charles is my name im from the philipines

  • Juliana Muravez
    Juliana Muravez 2 months ago

    My name is Juliana and Idk where it comes from but I plan on naming my children: Mary Ann, Charlotte, Daisy, Rosie, and for boys, Jack, Ray, John, Deven.

  • Monster Tube
    Monster Tube 2 months ago

    My first name is the most rare name I haven’t seen anyone with the same as mine but I have heard people that have the same sound of it but not the same spelling

  • Um_Baka_Qualquer
    Um_Baka_Qualquer 2 months ago

    Esqueceu João po >:/

  • Dally Delay
    Dally Delay 2 months ago

    Yes,we are name cake.

  • Wolf Girl
    Wolf Girl 2 months ago

    My name is zahira and in my country/island I take the surname of both my parents and my language is Spanish (puerto Rico)

  • alisson galvão
    alisson galvão 2 months ago

    My name is a female name in the rest of the world lol

  • THE GENIUS
    THE GENIUS 2 months ago

    Where is Peter

  • Blaha Blast
    Blaha Blast 2 months ago

    “Blaha” is my last name. It’s zchech

  • Rouxls Kaard JESUS OF MAC N CHEESE

    Joshijö

  • Adriana Garcia
    Adriana Garcia 2 months ago +1

    5:16 eyyyyy

  • Xx Dacole xX
    Xx Dacole xX 2 months ago

    My name is cole

  • Self Lov3
    Self Lov3 2 months ago

    Did nobody notice " James charles "

  • michal katz
    michal katz 2 months ago

    יוחנן לול

  • James Allwyn Dick
    James Allwyn Dick 2 months ago

    I am a james and I always have at least two of the odd things in the gift store such as flashlights or keychains that have names on them are out....

  • Wenjie Ismit
    Wenjie Ismit 2 months ago

    My full name is to wen jie is it Singh

  • Lila Tabba
    Lila Tabba 2 months ago

    2:48 James Charles ;)

  • Tom Veen, van de
    Tom Veen, van de 3 months ago

    Tom van de veen

  • Dallas Mann
    Dallas Mann 3 months ago +1

    I've never once met aRobert, a William, Jennifer, Mary, Elizabeth or Patricia in all my years

  • Ali Raza
    Ali Raza 3 months ago

    Rip Franks

  • ThiccBoiClubb
    ThiccBoiClubb 3 months ago

    Never met or heard of any Thea

  • Freya_Matilda_Plays
    Freya_Matilda_Plays 3 months ago +1

    if i had children i would name them...
    girls: Astrid, Alissa, Chloe or Zoe/Zoella
    boys: Noah, Luke, Jackson, Daniel or Sam

  • Sho3i Jiu
    Sho3i Jiu 3 months ago +1

    ''Joao'' lol
    ''João'' - You pronounce it like ''yo.ã.w'' The syllable is the final ''ão'' is a nasal diphthong, like ''ow'' with a nasally sound. Our ''o'' at the final of a word is pronounced like ''w'' or ''oo''.

  • Zaii San
    Zaii San 3 months ago

    Heard the name Namjoon?

    • Zaii San
      Zaii San 2 months ago

      @fatimah anwaar but I remember Minhyuk being the name of the red haired guy in Omega Leadernim

    • Zaii San
      Zaii San 2 months ago

      @fatimah anwaar umm that's not what I asked

    • fatimah anwaar
      fatimah anwaar 2 months ago

      actually Minhyuk is the most popular masculine name in South Korea

  • Alden Haney
    Alden Haney 3 months ago

    My first name is Alden my last name is Haney

  • Furry_boi_69
    Furry_boi_69 3 months ago +1

    2:47 the order of names tho 😂

  • Kéera the Kitsune
    Kéera the Kitsune 3 months ago +1

    My name is Keera it's Irish but I'm mostly African american but I have a white Irish great grandmother.
    Keera is from Ciaran from Ciar or St.Ciara meaning dark and implies to dark hair and brown eyes in which I have black hair and brown eyes lol it's so cool how my name resembles my features. My surname is Washington.

  • Kurt Cobain
    Kurt Cobain 3 months ago

    At least he gave us a warning about the mispronunciations of names before he massacred my boy

  • Luke Carruthers
    Luke Carruthers 3 months ago

    My name is Luke and I'm english

  • SpaceMarco22
    SpaceMarco22 3 months ago

    My last name is an Italian word in English

  • Adam Middleton
    Adam Middleton 3 months ago

    ive never met or even heard of someone named Beer

  • Aadhya Anand
    Aadhya Anand 3 months ago

    my name is Aadhya :)

  • Jean Sibelius
    Jean Sibelius 3 months ago

    Or Ling Ling 😂

  • pnurple Dan
    pnurple Dan 3 months ago

    im Hebrew: Daniel French D'everell witch is Deverell but im English

  • Ms. Daniela M. Delyusto

    1:40 Russia still names after fathers.

  • Bear Bear and mi mi
    Bear Bear and mi mi 3 months ago

    What if I named my self
    Mc
    Donald's

  • Smily Hodgson
    Smily Hodgson 3 months ago

    My name is Smily and I have never met anyone who has the same name like mine

  • John Nino
    John Nino 3 months ago

    What about Airwrecka?

  • ThatOnePotato124 Box’s

    Yeah I Have A common name Michael!!