Common female names in Kenya
According to a recent research on Kenyan names done by Ipsos Synovate, these are the common first names among women;
1.Mary – It’s the commonest name in the country according to the respondents picked as the study sample.
2. Mercy – The name was ranked as the second common name in the country.
3. Caroline – Commonly abbreviated to form a nick name Caro, the name was ranked third.
4. Elizabeth – Liz as the respondents said is their preferred nick name was ranked fourth among the common female names.
5. Jane – This was the fifth name in the ranking.
6. Maureen – Ranked sixth the name is common among women aged 21-15.
7. Ann – The respondents said Anny was the preferred nick name for this seventh most popular name.
8. Esther – The name was ranked eight among common names for women in the country.
9. Lillian – It was ranked ninth among popular female names and the respondents said Lilly was their preferred nick name.
10. Faith – Fay closed up the top ten most popular female names in the country by being ranked at number ten.