Popular baby names in Denmark, 2014

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According to data from Statistics Denmark, the most popular baby names in the country in 2014 were Emma and William.

Here are Denmark’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2014:

Girl Names

  1. Emma
  2. Sofia
  3. Ida
  4. Freja
  5. Clara
  6. Laura
  7. Anna
  8. Ella
  9. Isabella
  10. Karla

Boy Names

  1. William
  2. Noah
  3. Lucas
  4. Oscar
  5. Victor
  6. Malthe
  7. Emil
  8. Frederik
  9. Oliver
  10. Magnus

New to the girls’ top 10 are Ella and Karla, which replaced Sofie and Josefine.

New to the boys’ top 10 is Malthe, which replaced Alexander.

Malthe jumped from 22nd place in 2013 to 6th last year likely because of a 14-year-old contestant on Denmark’s Voice Junior named Malthe. (He has brothers named Asbjørn and Halfdan, btw.)

The boy names Nohr, Sander, Asger and the girl names Signe, Liv, Alba, Aya all entered the top 50 in 2014.

Sources: Names of newborn children, Denmark’s top baby names revealed

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One thought on “Popular baby names in Denmark, 2014

  1. I know a Dutchman (with a Danish mother) who was christened Halvdan! You could probably guess why…

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