'Somchai' most popular male name
- Published: 11 Jul 2012 at 17.06
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"Somchai" is the most frequent name given to boys in Thailand, with about 240,000 Somchais registered throughout the country, the central domicile registration office of the Interior Ministry revealed today.
The four next most popular names, according to the official registrations, are Somsak (230,000), Somporn (210,000), Somboon (170,400), and Prasert (170,000).
As of Dec 31, 2011, the population of Thailand was 64,076,033. The number of females exceeded that of males by 1,017,737.
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