How popular is the baby name Knud in the United States right now? How popular was it historically? Find out using the graph below! Plus, see baby names similar to Knud and check out all the blog posts that mention the name Knud.
According to the Gesellschaft für deutsche Sprache (Association for German Language), the most popular baby names in Germany in 2017 were Emma and Ben.
Here are the country’s top 10 girl names and boy names of 2017:
In the girls’ top ten, Klara/Clara and Lina replace Lea/Leah and Lena.
In the boys’ top ten, Felix replaces Finn.
According to name researcher Knud Bielefeld, fast-rising names in Germany include boy names Theo, Matteo and Henry and girl names Leni, Ella and Juna.
In 2016, the top baby names in Germany were Sophia/Sofia and Jonas.
Sources: Ausführliche Auswertung: Vornamen 2017, Ben and Emma most popular baby names in 2017
According to data from the Gesellschaft für deutsche Sprache (Association for German Language), the most popular baby names in Germany in 2015 were Mia and Jonas.
Here are the country’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2015:
In the girls’ top 10, Mila replaces Marie. In the boys’ top 10, Elias replaces Paul.
Hanna/Hannah and Luis/Louis were the #1 names (and Jonas was down in 7th) in 2014.
One interesting baby name bestowed in Germany in 2015 was “Gretchen Schneewittchen,” or “Gretchen Snow White,” discovered by name researcher Knud Bielefeld. It may have been inspired by Grimm World, the Brothers Grimm museum that opened in Kassel, Germany, in 2015.
Finally, did you know that about 1,000 new baby names are approved in Germany every year?
Sources: GfdS (2015), Germans turn to Star Wars for baby names
A reader named Knud compiled a cool list of the most common first names among this year’s Olympic athletes.
Here are the top male names, followed by the number of athletes with each name:
Alexander, Christian, Ivan & Jose (tie)
Chris, James, Mark & Martin (tie)
And here are the top female names:
Irina & Laura (tie)
The names in boldface are the medalists, of course. :)