Jiří Novák is the most common name in the Czech Republic, according to figures released by the Interior Ministry on Tuesday. There are 2385 men with this name living in the country, followed by 2273 Petr Nováks and 1844 Jiří Svobodas. The most common female name is Marie Nováková, with 2252 women with that name. Curiously, there are also 119 men who share their name with the former Czech president, Václav Havel.
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