How popular is the baby name Sofia in the United States right now? How popular was it historically? Find out using the graph below! Plus, check out all the blog posts that mention the name Sofia.
According to the Population Register Centre of Finland (Väestörekisterikeskus), the most popular baby names in the country in 2018 were Eevi and Eeli.
Here are Finland’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2018:
- Eevi, 304 baby girls
- Sofia, 265
- Venla, 252
- Ella, 248
- Aino, 247
- Aada, 244
- Helmi, 237
- Emma, 230
- Olivia, 227
- Isla, 224
- Eeli, 404 baby boys
- Elias, 388
- Leo, 365
- Oliver, 330
- Eino, 317
- Väinö, 281
- Onni, 278
- Leevi, 245
- Niilo, 214
- Noel, 207
In the girls’ top 10, Olivia and Isla replace Lilja, Elli, and Enni. (Two replace three because there was a tie for 10th last year.)
In the boys’ top 10, Eeli — which wasn’t even in the top 10 in 2017 — replaces Eetu. My best guess on the sudden popularity of Eeli is young hockey player Eeli Tolvanen (EY-leh TOLL-vah-nen).
Among Finland’s Swedish-speakers (between 5% and 6% of the total population) the top baby names were Saga and William.
And in 2017, the top names in Finland overall were Aino and Leo.
Sources: Eevi ja Eeli ovat vuoden 2018 suosikkinimet, Nimet – Väestörekisterikeskus, Etunimitilasto 2018 suomenkieliset (PDF)
According to data from the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (FSO), the most popular baby names in Switzerland in 2018 were Emma and Liam.
Here are the country’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2018:
- Emma, 504 baby girls
- Mia, 445
- Sofia, 342
- Lea, 325
- Elena, 319
- Emilia, 307
- Mila, 301
- Anna, 299
- Laura, 277
- Lena, 275
- Liam, 446 baby boys
- Noah, 443
- Leon, 344
- Luca, 332
- Elias, 326
- Gabriel, 324
- Matteo, 313
- Louis, 301
- Ben, 281
- David, 265
In the girls’ top 10, Elena, Mila, and Laura replace Lina, Lara, and Nina.
In the boys’ top 10, Louis replaces Samuel.
Here are the top baby names within each of Switzerland’s main language groups:
- German speakers (63% of the population)
- Top 3 girl names: Mia, Emma, Lea
- Top 3 boy names: Noah, Leon, Elias
- French speakers (23%)
- Top 3 girl names: Emma, Alice, Eva
- Top 3 boy names: Liam, Gabriel, Arthur
- Italian speakers (8%)
- Top 3 girl names: Sofia, Alice, Emily
- Top 3 boy names: Leonardo, Liam, Alessandro
- Romansh speakers (less than 1%)
- Top girl name: Chiara, Clara, Emilia, Gianna, Hanna, Joana, Lana, Lara, Lena, Lenia, Lia, Mara (at least a 10-way tie)
- Top boy name: Alessio, Laurin, Liam, Men (4-way tie)
In 2017, the top names in the country overall were Emma and Noah.
Sources: Vornamen der Neugeborenen – Swiss Federal Statistical Office, Not a Heidi in sight: The most popular Swiss baby names in 2018 – The Local
According to the Vital Statistics Division of Service NL, the most popular baby names in Newfoundland and Labrador in 2018 were Charlotte and Jack.
Here are the province’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2018:
In 2017, the top names were Ava and Benjamin.
Source: Good Charlotte, happy Jack: Here are 2018’s top baby names in Newfoundland and Labrador
According to Spain’s Instituto Nacional de Estadistica, the most popular baby names in the country in 2018 were Lucia and Hugo.
Here are Spain’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2018:
- Lucia, 4,004 baby girls
- Sofia, 3,701
- Martina, 3,534
- Maria, 3,533
- Paula, 2,847
- Julia, 2,738
- Emma, 2,623
- Valeria, 2,520
- Daniela, 2,503
- Alba, 2,350
- Hugo, 3,800 baby boys
- Lucas, 3,617
- Martin, 3,332
- Daniel, 3,223
- Pablo, 3,139
- Mateo, 3,100
- Alejandro, 3,000
- Leo, 2,651
- Alvaro, 2,495
- Manuel, 2,476
In the boys’ top 10, Leo replaces Adrian.
The girls’ top 10 includes the same names, but in a different order.
In 2017, the top names were Lucia and Lucas.
Source: What is the frequency of a first name of newborns? – INEbase
According to Statistics Denmark, the most popular baby names in the country in 2018 were (again) Ida and William.
Here are Denmark’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2018:
- Ida, 456 baby girls
- Emma, 453
- Alma, 437 (tie)
- Ella, 437 (tie)
- Sofia, 423
- Freja, 417
- Josefine, 411
- Clara, 395
- Anna, 377
- Karla, 357
- William, 600 baby boys
- Noah, 528
- Oscar, 506
- Lucas, 495
- Victor, 489
- Malthe, 482
- Oliver, 468
- Alfred, 467
- Carl, 463
- Valdemar, 400
On the girls’ list, Clara and Karla replace Alberte and Agnes.
On the boys’ list, Valdemar replaces Emil.
Here are Denmark’s rankings for 2017.
Source: Names of Newborn Children – Statistics Denmark