Most Common Names for Babies in Israel: Noam, Noa
The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) published some data in honor of Universal Children's Day.
Other popular names for boys include Itai, Uri, Yehonatan, Daniel, David and Ariel.
At the end of 2010 there were 2.52 million children aged 0-17 living in Israel. They comprised about one-third of the population. Of these children, about 1,790,000 were Jewish, 603,000 were Muslim, 47,000 Druze and about 37,000 Christian Arabs.
The highest average number of children per household (in households that have children) was in Bnei Brak and Jerusalem, where it was 3.5 and 3.1, respectively. The national average is 2.4.
The average number of children per Israel mother is 3.03 children – roughly unchanged from the late 1980s.