Our Moldovan name database contains 1.722 Moldovan first names and 286 Moldovan surnames categorized by gender and frequency. After payment you can download the Moldovan name database in CSV, SQL or JSON format and use it freely in your projects. The Moldovan names are validated using official governmental databases we received in other countries which contained Moldovan names as well. To create the Moldovan name database we used 5.082 validated Moldovan social media profiles. We have a detailed explanation of our methodology and illustrate our approach with several examples.

Moldovan first names

In Moldova, parents typically pick a first name for their child based on personal preference and cultural tradition. Many parents choose a name that has significant meaning or is traditional within their family or community. They may also consider the name's popularity and ease of pronunciation. Some parents may consult with family members or religious leaders for guidance in choosing a name. Ultimately, the decision is made with love and care to ensure the best possible name for the child.

Popular male Moldovan names

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Andrei 87 2.9% Romanian Brazilian American
Ion 70 2.4% Romanian Spanish American
Igor 64 2.2% Brazilian American Serbian
Sergiu 63 2.1% Romanian British American
Victor 53 1.8% Spanish American Brazilian
Alexandru 53 1.8% Romanian British American
Alex 50 1.7% American British Spanish
александр 35 1.2% Russian Ukrainian Belarusian
Vlad 35 1.2% Romanian American Belarusian
Denis 34 1.1% French Brazilian American
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 5.082 Moldovan social media profiles from which 2.958 (58%) is male.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also is used. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular female Moldovan names

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Cristina 51 2.4% Spanish Italian American
Olga 46 2.2% Spanish American Belarusian
Irina 45 2.1% American Belarusian Romanian
Elena 44 2.1% Spanish Italian American
Tatiana 42 2.0% Colombian Brazilian American
Natalia 42 2.0% Spanish Brazilian Colombian
Alina 40 1.9% American Romanian German
Victoria 36 1.7% American British Spanish
Maria 34 1.6% Spanish American Venezuelan
Ana 32 1.5% Spanish Brazilian American
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 5.082 Moldovan social media profiles from which 2.124 (42%) is female.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also is used. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Moldovan surnames

In Moldova, the surname is passed down from the father to the children. Women typically take their husband's surname after marriage. It is also common for people to have a combination of their father's and mother's surnames as their own. The use of patronymic names, where the father's first name is used as the child's middle name, is also prevalent in Moldova.

Last name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Moldova 34 0.7% Romanian German Filipino
Rusu 25 0.5% Romanian British American
Ciobanu 21 0.4% Romanian British American
Balan 19 0.4% Romanian Indian American
Cojocaru 18 0.4% Romanian British Italian
Ursu 17 0.3% Romanian American British
Munteanu 17 0.3% Romanian American British
Sirbu 16 0.3% Romanian British American
Cebotari 16 0.3% Italian British Swedish
Popa 15 0.3% Romanian British American
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 5.082 Moldovan social media profiles.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this last name also is used. They are sorted on popularity.