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According to Statistics Norway, the most popular baby names in the country last year were
Nora and Noah — both of which happen to be quite similar to the name of the country itself (Norge, pronounced nor-geh).
Here are Norway’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2021:
Nora/Norah, 409 baby girls Emma, 369 Sofie/Sophie, 327 Olivia, 311 Ella, 302 Sofia/Sophia, 295 Maja/Maia/Maya, 282 Leah/Lea, 279 Frida, 276 Ingrid, 273
Noah/Noa, 402 baby boys Oskar/Oscar, 370 Oliver, 367 Lucas/Lukas, 364 Isak/Isac/Isaac, 361 Aksel/Axel, 346 (3-way tie) Emil, 346 (3-way tie) Filip/Philip/Fillip/Phillip, 346 (3-way tie) Jakob/Jacob, 325 William, 313
In the girls’ top 10, Frida replaced Emilie.
In the boys’ top 10, Isak and Aksel replaced Liam and Henrik.
Names that saw notable increases in usage include…
Girl names: Ada (9th), Alma (12th), Iben (19th), Ellie (32nd), Hedvig (38th), Mie (42nd), Mille (46th), Hermine (48th), Klara, and Noelle Boy names: Oskar (2nd), Isak (5th), Aksel (6th), Ludvig (19th), Gustav (25th), Falk, Harald, Joel, and Luca
In the capital city, Oslo, the top names last year were Sofia and Oskar.
And the year before, in
2020, the top names in Norway were Nora and Jakob.
Navn – Statistics Norway, Dette var de mest populære navnene i 2021 – Statistics Norway
Which first letters were the most and least popular for U.S. baby names in 2021?
Top first letters for girl names: A, E, M
For baby girls, the most-used first letter was A, followed by E and M. The least-used first letter was U.
The most popular girl names per letter were…
A-names (over 273,100 baby girls): Amelia, Ava, Abigail, Avery, Aria, Aurora B-names (over 49,300): Brooklyn, Bella, Brielle, Blakely, Bailey, Brianna C-names (over 93,100): Charlotte, Camila, Chloe, Claire, Caroline, Cora D-names (over 40,300): Delilah, Daisy, Diana, Daniela, Delaney, Dakota E-names (over 155,300): Emma, Evelyn, Elizabeth, Eleanor, Ella, Emily F-names (over 16,500): Freya, Faith, Finley, Fiona, Fatima, Frances G-names (over 42,900): Gianna, Grace, Genesis, Gabriella, Genevieve, Georgia H-names (over 54,900): Harper, Hazel, Hannah, Hailey, Hadley, Harmony I-names (over 44,100): Isabella, Isla, Ivy, Iris, Isabelle, Isabel J-names (over 73,500): Josephine, Jade, Julia, Josie, Juniper, Jasmine K-names (over 89,100): Kinsley, Kennedy, Kaylee, Kehlani, Katherine, Kylie L-names (over 115,300): Luna, Layla, Lily, Leah, Lucy, Lillian M-names (over 143,500): Mia, Mila, Madison, Maya, Madelyn, Madeline N-names (over 58,800): Nora, Nova, Naomi, Natalie, Natalia, Nevaeh O-names (over 30,200): Olivia, Olive, Oakley, Oaklynn, Octavia, Ophelia P-names (over 37,600): Penelope, Paisley, Piper, Peyton, Parker, Presley Q-names (over 4,100): Quinn, Quincy, Queen, Quinley, Quetzalli, Quinnley R-names (over 74,800): Riley, Ruby, Rylee, Raelynn, Rose, Remi S-names (over 116,400): Sophia, Sofia, Scarlett, Stella, Savannah, Skylar T-names (over 24,200): Taylor, Teagan, Trinity, Tatum, Tessa, Talia U-names (over 600): Unique, Uma, Ulani, Una, Unknown, Unity V-names (over 32,400): Violet, Victoria, Valentina, Vivian, Valerie, Valeria W-names (over 14,700): Willow, Wren, Winter, Wynter, Willa, Wrenley X-names (over 4,500): Ximena, Xiomara, Xyla, Xena, Xochitl, Xitlali Y-names (over 7,600): Yaretzi, Yara, Yareli, Yasmin, Yamileth, Yuna Z-names (over 29,100): Zoey, Zoe, Zuri, Zara, Zariah, Zelda Top first letters for boy names: J, A, L
For baby boys, the most-used first letter was J, followed by A and L. The least-used first letter was U.
The most popular boy names per letter were…
A-names (over 178,600 baby boys): Alexander, Asher, Aiden, Anthony, Andrew, Adrian B-names (over 86,600): Benjamin, Brooks, Bennett, Beau, Bryson, Brayden C-names (over 123,000): Carter, Charles, Caleb, Christopher, Cameron, Cooper D-names (over 85,000): Daniel, David, Dylan, Dominic, Declan, Damian E-names (over 108,700): Elijah, Ethan, Ezra, Elias, Ezekiel, Eli F-names (over 20,500): Finn, Felix, Finley, Francisco, Fernando, Finnegan G-names (over 53,500): Grayson, Gabriel, Greyson, Gael, Giovanni, George H-names (over 50,000): Henry, Hudson, Hunter, Harrison, Hayden, Hayes I-names (over 31,500): Isaac, Isaiah, Ian, Ivan, Israel, Ismael J-names (over 202,800): James, Jack, Jackson, Jacob, John, Joseph K-names (over 93,400): Kai, Kayden, Kingston, Kaiden, Kevin, King L-names (over 133,400): Liam, Lucas, Levi, Logan, Leo, Luke M-names (over 126,700): Mateo, Michael, Mason, Matthew, Maverick, Miles N-names (over 57,400): Noah, Nathan, Nolan, Nicholas, Nathaniel, Nicolas O-names (over 38,800): Oliver, Owen, Oscar, Omar, Orion, Odin P-names (over 23,700): Parker, Patrick, Peter, Preston, Phoenix, Paxton Q-names (over 3,100): Quinn, Quentin, Quincy, Quinton, Quintin, Quinten R-names (over 82,800): Ryan, Roman, Robert, Rowan, River, Ryder S-names (over 70,300): Sebastian, Samuel, Santiago, Silas, Sawyer, Steven T-names (over 59,200): Theodore, Thomas, Thiago, Theo, Tyler, Tucker U-names (over 2,500): Uriel, Uriah, Ulises, Ulysses, Uziel, Umar V-names (over 11,000): Vincent, Victor, Valentino, Vincenzo, Vicente, Vihaan W-names (over 49,100): William, Wyatt, Waylon, Wesley, Weston, Walker X-names (over 7,200): Xavier, Xander, Xzavier, Xavion, Xavien, Xavian Y-names (over 8,200): Yusuf, Yosef, Yehuda, Yousef, Yahir, Yisroel Z-names (over 26,900): Zion, Zachary, Zayden, Zane, Zayn, Zander
According to Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), the most popular baby names in the country in 2020 were
Maya and Mohammed.
The top baby names within each of Israel’s main religious groups were…
In Israel… Top girl name Top boy name Jewish population (74.2%) Tamar David Muslim population (17.8%) Maryam Mohammed Christian population (2.0%) Lin Charbel Druze population (1.6%) Mila Adam Overall Maya Mohammed
Among the Jews in Israel…
The top 10 girl names were Tamar, Maya, Abigail, Noa, Sarah, Ayalah, Adele, Yael, Shira, and Esther. The top 10 boy names were David, Lavi, Ariel, Yosef, Noam, Uri, Refael, Ari, Moshe, and Yehuda. Less popular girl names included “Ahava (Love), Alta, Herut (Liberty), Ya’ar (Forest), Alexandra, Dorin, Ortal, Pessele, Kayla, Ruthi, Shalhevet and Tamari.” Less popular boy names included “Avi, Yigal, Yaron, Yaniv, Eran, and Ram, with the most unusual ones being Lear, Shayel, Luka, Don and Tay.” “Among Ethiopian Jewish boys, the most popular names were Refael, Emmanuel and Noam.”
Among the Muslims in Israel…
The top 10 girl names were Maryam, Sham, Lin, Malek, Jori, Lian, Mila, Aline, Nur, and Marya. The top 10 boy names were Mohammed, Ahmad, Adam, Yusef, Omer, Ali, Abd, Amir, Ibrahim, and Mahmoud.
Among the Christians in Israel…
The top girl names were Lin, Maria, Sama, Celine, and Leah. The top boy names were Charbel, Jude, Niel, Elias, Liam, and George.
Among the Druze in Israel…
The top girl names were Mila, Ayalah, Lur, Lin, and Yasmin. The top boy names were Adam, Taim, Niel, Amir, and Jude.
The last set of rankings I posted for Israel were the
Most popular baby names of 2020: Mohammed, David, Tamar and Maryam, Muhammad and Maya top list of Israeli newborn’s names in 2020, Muhammad and Maya were Israel’s most popular baby names in 2020, Religion in Israel – Wikipedia
According to Jersey’s Superintendent Registrar, the most popular baby names of 2020 on the island of Jersey (located in the English Channel) were
Isabella and Lucas.
Below are Jersey’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names for each of the last five years:
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 1 Olivia Olivia Sienna Olivia Isabella 2 Emily Mia Ava Ava Willow 3 Ava Poppy Amelia Amelia Emily 4 Mia Emily Mia Ella Eva 5 Sophie Grace Sophia Emilia Isla 6 Matilda Evie Luna Isla Sophie 7 Abigail Isabella Lilly Lily Alice 8 Maya Millie Charlotte Mia Sophia 9 Daisy Amelia Freya Isabella Ava 10 Ivy Ruby Emily Charlotte Hallie
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 1 Harry Charlie Leo Oliver Lucas 2 Oliver Henry Oliver Jack George 3 Noah Lucas Jacob Lucas William 4 Jack Oliver William Mason Henry 5 Leo Noah Noah Oscar Alfie 6 Ethan Edward Joshua Archie Oscar 7 Dylan Sebastian Charlie George Archie 8 Theo Jacob Henry Alfie Oliver 9 Joshua Isaac Logan Arthur Noah 10 James Archie Jack Benjamin Liam
A total of 863 babies (419 females and 444 males) were born on the island in 2020.
2020 Superintendent Registrar Annual Statement [PDF], Isabella And Lucas Lead Baby Names List, REVEALED: Jersey’s most popular baby names in 2020
According to Statistics Norway, the most popular baby names in the country in 2020 were
Nora/ Norah and Jakob/ Jacob.
Here are Norway’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2020:
Nora/Norah, 416 baby girls Emma, 362 Ella, 337 Maja/Maia/Maya, 321 Olivia, 315 Emilie, 306 Sofie/Sophie, 296 Leah/Lea, 288 Sofia/Sophia, 282 Ingrid, 271
Jakob/Jacob, 422 baby boys Emil, 419 Noah/Noa, 396 Oliver, 382 Filip/Fillip/Philip/Phillip, 381 William, 339 Lucas/Lukas, 316 Liam, 308 Henrik, 300 Oskar/Oscar, 297
In the girls’ top 10, Emilie and Leah/Lea replaced Ada and Sara/Sarah/Zara.
In the boys’ top 10, Liam replaced Aksel/Axel.
In the capital city of Oslo, the top names were Mohammad and Maja.
2019, the top two names were Emma and Jakob/Jacob.
Navn – SSB, Dette var de mest populære navnene i 2020 – SSB