And a very charming list it is too!
While the country's strict laws on which names are and are not acceptable sometimes come in for criticism, at least they also mean faddish names based on pop singers who had a hit this year or sports teams that happened to win a trophy don't get attached to new arrivals, condemning them to many years of embarrassment when everyone has forgotten why they are called Gangnam Style Smith or Leicester City Jones.
So here are the top tens:
10 populārākie vārdi, kuri doti Latvijas valstspiederīgajām personām, kuras dzimušas 2017.gadā. pic.twitter.com/OnPj0vtIFK— PMLP (@IeM_PMLP) December 20, 2017