How popular is the baby name Sophie 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 Sophie.
Cabin Radio, the most popular* baby names in the Canadian territory of Northwest Territories in 2019 were Zoey and Elias/ John/ Joseph/ Michael (4-way tie).
Here are Northwest Territories’ top girl names and top boy names of 2019:
Zoey (4 girls) Emily, Hazel, Kinsley, Lily (3 girls each) Adeline, Alexandra, Amelia, Anastasia, Ashley, Aurora, Blair, Edie, Ella, Evelyn, Everly, Helena, Josie, Lexie, Lilah, Madeline, Madison, Miley, Myla, Nevaeh, Neve, Ruby, Ruth, Sadie, Serenity, Sofia, Sophie, Victoria, Willa (2 girls each)
Elias, John, Joseph, Michael (3 boys each) Aiden, Benjamin, Bodhi, Carter, Charles, David, Dominic, Dylan, Edward, Elliott, Felix, Hudson, Iverson, Jack, Jeremiah, Jimmy, Jonah, Joshua, Lennox, Levi, Mackenzie, Maverick, Nate, Nathan, Nicholas, Noah, Riel, Theo, Timothy, Walker, Wesley (2 boys each)
In 2018, the top names in NWT were Carter, John, Olivia, and Peyton (with 4 babies each). In
2015, the top names were Abigail and Liam. And in 2020, the very first baby born in NWT was named Axel.
Zoey is the NWT’s most popular baby name of 2019, The NWT’s top baby names of 2018
*These rankings only cover NWT births through early December.
According to Statistics Norway, the most popular baby names in Norway in 2019 were
Emma and Jakob/ Jacob.
Here are Norway’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019:
Emma, 393 baby girls Nora/Norah, 379 Sofie/Sophie, 326 Ella, 319 Olivia, 303 Ada, 291 Sofia/Sophia, 271 Sara/Sarah/Zara, 265 Maja/Maia/Maya, 260 Ingrid, 258
Jakob/Jacob, 423 baby boys Lucas/Lukas, 392 Filip/Fillip/Philip/Phillip, 387 Oskar/Oscar, 358 Oliver, 353 Emil, 347 Henrik, 339 William, 333 Noah/Noa, 314 Aksel/Axel, 311
In the girls’ top 10, Ada, Sofia/Sophia and Ingrid replace Emilie, Leah/Lea, and Amalie. (Ada may have gotten a boost from Norwegian footballer
In the boys’ top 10, William replaces Elias.
In the capital city of Oslo, the top names were Mohammad and Nora.
2018, the top two names were Emma and Lucas/Lukas.
Navn – SSB, Dette var de mest populære navnene i 2019, The top 10 Norwegian baby names for boys and girls
According to the Netherlands’ Sociale Verzekeringsbank (SVB), the most popular baby names in the country in 2019 were
Emma and Noah.
Here are the Netherlands’ top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019:
Girl Names (“Meisjesnamen”)
Emma, 731 baby girls Mila, 671 Sophie, 645 Zoë, 644 Julia, 630 Tess, 596 Sara, 593 Anna, 586 Evi, 530 Saar, 516
Boy Names (“Jongensnamen”)
Noah, 785 baby boys Daan, 717 Lucas, 672 Levi, 654 Sem, 624 Finn, 596 Liam, 583 James, 576 Milan, 541 Luuk, 533
In the girls’ top 10, Evi and Saar (a short form of Sarah) replace Eva and Noor/Nora.
In the boys’ top 10, Liam and James replace Bram and Mees.
2018, the top two names were Julia and Lucas.
De populairste meisjesnamen van 2019, De populairste jongensnamen van 2019
According to National Records of Scotland (NRS), the most popular baby names in the country in 2019 were
Olivia and Jack.
Here are Scotland’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019:
Olivia, 394 baby girls Emily, 388 Isla, 364 Sophie, 308 Ella, 284 Ava, 278 Amelia, 275 Grace, 272 Freya, 260 Charlotte, 243
Jack, 449 baby boys Oliver, 359 James, 345 Charlie, 306 Harris, 304 Lewis, 280 Leo, 278 Noah, 272 Alfie, 261 Rory, 258
In girls’ top 10, Freya and Charlotte replace Jessica (now 11th) and Aria (now 15th).
In the boys’ top 10, Charlie and Alfie replace Alexander (now 11th) and Logan (now 13th). Charlie’s rise was significant; it shot up to 4th from 13th the year before.
The NRS press release mentioned that the popular British crime drama
Peaky Blinders has given a boost to the baby names Cillian, Polly and Chester. (Polly and Chester are characters in the show; Cillian refers to star Cillian Murphy.) It also noted that Ezra has become more popular thanks to English singer/songwriter George Ezra.
Of the nearly 50,000 babies born in Scotland last year, more than 5,000 — over 10% — were given a one-of-a-kind first name. Here are some of the names bestowed just once in Scotland in 2019:
Unique Girl Names Unique Boy Names Alba-Nova, Bramble, Calanais, Delphi, Evie-Peaches, Fritha, Grey, Harper-Lee, Isla-Dee, Janiba, Kavinila, Lumi, Mazikeen, Moksha, Nirbhana, Ooliana, Pichapak, Quaintrelle, Roux, Salvina-Liza, Sanziana, Tefta, Thistle, Uendjipa, Vaticana, Wish, Xiorra, Yaldz, Zografia Azmi, Bobby-Dylan, Coen-Knox, Dicaprio, Enxu, Ferdinand, Gurzack, Harbury, Iyvhn, Jonjo, Karamo, Leicester, Malachite, Moncef, Neo-Nova, Otter, Phenomenal, Qusai, Roag, Scirocco, Swift, Theodore-Bear, Torcuil, Udhay, Valdis, Wurrd, Xubin, Yug, Zalvadorro
And here are possible explanations/associations for some of the above:
Bobby-Dylan, American singer Bob Dylan Calanais, a Scottish village and/or the standing stones nearby Dicaprio, American actor Leonardo DiCaprio Harper-Lee, American writer Harper Lee Karamo, American TV personality Karamo Brown Leicester, an English city and (more importantly) a professional soccer team Malachite, a banded green stone Mazikeen, a character from the TV show Lucifer Moksha, the Hindu/Buddish cycle of rebirth (it was on the Baby Names from the East list) Nirbhana, apparently a Gaelic-influenced Nirvana (another name from the East) Quaintrelle, “a woman who is focused on style and leisurely pastimes” Roag, a Scottish hamlet on the Isle of Skye Sanziana, a Romanian word for either fairies or flowers Scirocco, a Mediterranean wind and (more importantly) a car made by Volkswagen Theodore-Bear, apparently an elongated form of “teddy bear” Thistle, the national flower of Scotland (thank you to Clare for reminding me!)
(I posted even more of
Scotland’s unique baby names over on Patreon.)
2018, the top two names were the same.
Full list of names for 2019, Babies’ First Names, Quaintrelle – Wiktionary
According to New Zealand’s Department of Internal Affairs, the most popular baby names in the country in 2019 were
Amelia and Oliver.
Here are New Zealand’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019:
Amelia, 255 baby girls Charlotte, 248 Isla, 232 Olivia, 225 Ruby, 206 Sophie, 190 Harper, 188 Mila, 187 Willow, 186 Ava, 185
Oliver, 335 baby boys Noah, 297 Leo, 257 Jack, 251 Lucas, 247 George, 232 James, 210 (tie) William, 210 (tie) Thomas, 202 Charlie, 192
In the girls’ top 10, Ruby, Sophie, Mila and Willow replace Ella, Isabella, Emily and Mia.
In the boys’ top 10, Thomas and Charlie replace Hunter and Mason.
2018, the top names were Charlotte and Oliver.
Finally, the top Maori baby names in New Zealand were Mia, Aria and Maia for girls and Nikau (after the
nikau palm tree), Mikaere, and Ari for boys.
Top Baby Names in New Zealand, New Zealand’s most popular baby names for 2019