The most popular names for girls – University of Copenhagen

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The most popular names for girls

The 20 most popular girls' names in 2009 according to Statistics Denmark. Note that the names often have more than one spelling. Here only the most widespread ones are cited.

  1. Freja
  2. Ida
  3. Emma
  4. Lærke
  5. Caroline
  6. Anna
  7. Isabella
  8. Sofie
  9. Mathilde
  10. Sara
  11. Laura
  12. Maja
  13. Clara
  14. Sofia
  15. Julie
  16. Victoria
  17. Frida
  18. Josefine
  19. Mille
  20. Emilie

Works of reference

Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? København 2003.
Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog. København 1998.
Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Navnebogen. København 2007.
Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch. Berlin 1996-2003.