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Popularity of the Baby Name Defne


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Popular Baby Names in Turkey, 2019

According to Turkey’s General Directorate of Civil Registration and Citizenship, the most popular baby names in the country in 2019 were Zeynep and Yusuf.

Here are Turkey’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019:

Girl Names

  1. Zeynep, 13,420 baby girls
  2. Elif, 8,586
  3. Defne, 6,886
  4. Asel
  5. Azra
  6. Eylül
  7. Ebrar
  8. Asya
  9. Öykü
  10. Ecrin

Boy Names

  1. Yusuf, 8,816 baby boys
  2. Eymen, 7,713
  3. Miraç, 6,857
  4. Ömer Asaf
  5. Ömer
  6. Mustafa
  7. Kerem
  8. Miran
  9. Hamza
  10. Emir

The last set of rankings I posted for Turkey was the 2015 rankings, which also had Zeynep and Yusuf at the top.

Sources: Nearly 1.2 million babies born in Turkey in 2019, Zeynep and Yusuf top list of popular baby names in Turkey for 2019

Popular Baby Names in Turkey, 2015

According to the Turkish Statistical Institute, the most popular baby names in Turkey in 2015 were Zeynep and Yusuf.

Here are Turkey’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2015:

Girl Names Boy Names
1. Zeynep
2. Elif
3. Hiranur
4. Miray
5. Ecrin
6. Zehra
7. Eylül
8. Azra
9. Defne
10. Nehir
1. Yusuf
2. Eymen
3. Mustafa
4. Ömer
5. Berat
6. Miraç
7. Ayaz
8. Ahmet
9. Mehmet
10. Muhammed

In the girls’ top 10, Defne replaces Yağmur. (Defne, in 25th place in 2014, was popularized by the Turkish TV show Kiralık Aşk according to Maybe it is Daijirō.)

In the boys’ top 10, Ayaz replaces Emir.

Source: Turkish Statistical Institute