Popular baby names in Turkey, 2015

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According to the Turkish Statistical Institute, the most popular baby names in Turkey in 2015 were Zeynep and Yusuf.

Here are Turkey’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2015:

Girl Names

  1. Zeynep
  2. Elif
  3. Hiranur
  4. Miray
  5. Ecrin
  6. Zehra
  7. Eylül
  8. Azra
  9. Defne
  10. Nehir

Boy Names

  1. Yusuf
  2. Eymen
  3. Mustafa
  4. Ömer
  5. Berat
  6. Miraç
  7. Ayaz
  8. Ahmet
  9. Mehmet
  10. Muhammed

In the girls’ top 10, Defne replaced Yagmur. (Defne, up from 25th place in 2014, was popularized by the main character in the Turkish TV show Kiralik Ask according to Maybe it is Daijiro.)

In the boys’ top 10, Ayaz replaced Emir.

Source: Turkish Statistical Institute

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