Just how popular are the top ten names ? 🧐

in your country, how many people (if any) have you met with the top ten most popular names ? i thought it would be interesting to see how the statistics match up with personal experience ! :thinking::relaxed:

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[name_f]Zeynep[/name_f] - +30, stopped counting
[name_u]Elif[/name_u] - +30, stopped counting
[name_f]Defne[/name_f] - 7
[name_f]Asel[/name_f] - 2
[name_f]Azra[/name_f] - 9
[name_f]EylΓΌl[/name_f] - 15
[name_f]Nehir[/name_f] - 7
[name_f]Eslem[/name_f] - 3
[name_f]Asya[/name_f] - 11
[name_f]Ecrin[/name_f] - 6

[name_m]Yusuf[/name_m] - 16
[name_m]Miraç[/name_m] - 6, plus a girl
[name_m]Eymen[/name_m] - 3
Γ–mer [name_m]Asaf[/name_m] - 2
Γ–mer - 18
[name_m]Mustafa[/name_m] - more than I can ever count
[name_m]Kerem[/name_m] - 6
[name_m]Alparslan[/name_m] - 0
[name_m]Hamza[/name_m] - 3
[name_u]Ali[/name_u] [name_m]Asaf[/name_m] - 1
[name_u]Ali[/name_u] - +30

We don’t have many names so popular ones are really popular

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italy - 2020 top ten
boys

  1. leonardo - more than 10
  2. francesco - more than 10
  3. alessandro - more than 15
  4. lorenzo - around 10/15
  5. mattia - 3 or 4
  6. andrea - around 7/8
  7. gabriele - more than 10
  8. riccardo - around 5
  9. tommaso - around 10
  10. edoardo - 3 or 4

girls

  1. sofia - more than i can count
  2. giulia - the same as sofia
  3. aurora - 2
  4. alice - around 15
  5. ginevra - 1, but is the name i heard more when speaking with future mums choosing a name
  6. emma - 2/3
  7. giorgia - 2
  8. greta - 2
  9. beatrice - more than 5
  10. anna - around 5 (but more older women)
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  1. Noah 0.94% 2 and 1 boy and 3 girls called [name_u]Noa[/name_u]
  2. Sem 0.74% 1
  3. Liam 0.72% 1
  4. Lucas 0.72% 3 and 1 [name_m]Lukas[/name_m]
  5. Daan 0.71% 4
  6. Finn 0.70% 1
  7. Levi 0.68% 1
  8. Luuk 0.68% 1 and 1 [name_m]Luc[/name_m]
  9. Mees 0.66% 3
  10. James 0.66% 0, but 1 [name_u]Jaimy[/name_u]
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  1. Emma 0.83% 2
  2. [name_f]Julia[/name_f] 0.80% 3
  3. Mila 0.80% 2
  4. Tess 0.80% 1 and 4 Tessa’s
  5. [name_f]Sophie[/name_f] 0.78% 3 (could be spelled Sofie)
  6. [name_f]ZoΓ«[/name_f] 0.75% 1
  7. Sara 0.69% 1
  8. Nora 0.68% 2, and 3 Noor’s
  9. [name_f]Yara[/name_f] 0.64% 1
  10. [name_f]Eva[/name_f] 0.62% 3
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[name_f]Charlotte[/name_f] - 20
[name_f]Amelia[/name_f] - 15
[name_f]Olivia[/name_f] - 8
[name_f]Isla[/name_f] - 2
[name_f]Mia[/name_f] - around 10
[name_f]Ava[/name_f] - about 20
[name_f]Grace[/name_f] - 8
[name_f]Chloe[/name_f] - so many probably 30+
[name_u]Willow[/name_u] - never met a girl called [name_u]Willow[/name_u] but I have met a dog called [name_u]Willow[/name_u]
[name_f]Matilda[/name_f] - around 3-4

[name_u]Oliver[/name_u] - 16
[name_u]Noah[/name_u] - 4
[name_u]William[/name_u] - a lot, maybe 17
[name_u]Jack[/name_u] -
[name_u]Leo[/name_u] - 2
[name_u]Henry[/name_u] - 6
[name_u]Charlie[/name_u] - 20
[name_m]Thomas[/name_m] - 13
[name_m]Lucas[/name_m] - 7
[name_u]Elijah[/name_u] - 2

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Country:

Olivia - 3 (probably more)
Emma - 4
Ava - 4
Charlotte - 1
Sophia - 2
Amelia - 3
Isabella - 2
Mia - 1
Evelyn - 2
Harper - 4

Liam - 4
Noah - 3
Oliver - 2
Elijah - 2
William - 5
James - 5
Benjamin - 3
Lucas - 1
Henry - 2
Alexander - 3

State:

Ava - 4
Olivia - 3
Charlotte - 1
Emma - 4
Amelia - 3
Harper - 4
Isabella - 2
Elizabeth - at least 5
Sophia - 2
Abigail - at least 4

William - 5
Noah - 3
James - 5
Liam - 4
Elijah - 2
Mason - 3
John - 3 (no kids)
Jackson - 4
Oliver - 2
Lucas - 1

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[name_f]Olivia[/name_f] - 5
[name_f]Emma[/name_f] - 7
[name_f]Ava[/name_f] - 2
[name_f]Charlotte[/name_f] - 3
[name_f]Sophia[/name_f] - 4
[name_f]Amelia[/name_f] - 9
[name_f]Isabella[/name_f] - 6
[name_f]Mia[/name_f] - 4
[name_u]Evelyn[/name_u] - 0
[name_u]Harper[/name_u] - 3

[name_u]Liam[/name_u] - 3
[name_u]Noah[/name_u] - 10
[name_u]Oliver[/name_u] - 2
[name_u]Elijah[/name_u] - 1
[name_u]William[/name_u] - 3
[name_u]James[/name_u] - 5
[name_u]Benjamin[/name_u] - 2
[name_m]Lucas[/name_m] - 5
[name_u]Henry[/name_u] - 2
[name_m]Alexander[/name_m] - 5

I never would have noticed how many Noahs I have met!

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Olivia: 15-20
Emma: 10-15
Ava: 5-10
Charlotte: 5-10
Sophia: >20
Amelia: 5-10
Isabella: 15-20
Mia: ~5
Evelyn: 5-10
Harper: ~5

Liam: 15-20
Noah: >20
Oliver: 5-10
Elijah: >20
William: >20
James: 15-20
Benjamin: >20
Lucas: 15-20
Henry: 10-15
Alexander: 10-15

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  1. [name_f]Olivia[/name_f] - 7
  2. [name_f]Emma[/name_f] - 12+
  3. [name_f]Ava[/name_f] - 3 (and a ton more Averys)
  4. [name_f]Charlotte[/name_f] - 3 (and I have a couple students with the name in France)
  5. [name_f]Sophia[/name_f] - 5 (a mix of [name_f]Sophia[/name_f], [name_f]Sofia[/name_f], and [name_f]Sophie[/name_f] where I don’t know their full name)
  6. [name_f]Amelia[/name_f] - 1
  7. [name_f]Isabella[/name_f] - 3
  8. [name_f]Mia[/name_f] - 1
  9. [name_u]Evelyn[/name_u] - 2
  10. [name_u]Harper[/name_u] - 0

  1. [name_u]Liam[/name_u] - 2 (and I have a few students now named Lyam)
  2. [name_u]Noah[/name_u] - 3
  3. [name_u]Oliver[/name_u] - 1
  4. [name_u]Elijah[/name_u] - 1
  5. [name_u]William[/name_u] - 6
  6. [name_u]James[/name_u] - 5
  7. [name_u]Benjamin[/name_u] - 5
  8. [name_m]Lucas[/name_m] - 2 (but so so many Lukes)
  9. [name_u]Henry[/name_u] - 2
  10. [name_m]Alexander[/name_m] - 4
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  1. [name_f]Sophia[/name_f] – I’ve stopped counting, probably over 30

  2. [name_f]Olivia[/name_f] – also stopped counting, around 20?

  3. [name_u]Riley[/name_u] – 2

  4. [name_f]Emma[/name_f] – 13

  5. [name_f]Ava[/name_f] – 5

  6. [name_f]Isabella[/name_f] – 10

  7. [name_u]Aria[/name_u] – 0

  8. [name_f]Aaliyah[/name_f] – 2

  9. [name_f]Amelia[/name_f] – 7

  10. [name_f]Mia[/name_f] – 2

  11. [name_u]Liam[/name_u] – 4

  12. [name_u]Noah[/name_u] – 8

  13. [name_u]Jackson[/name_u] – 3

  14. [name_u]Aiden[/name_u] – 5

  15. [name_u]Elijah[/name_u] – 1

  16. [name_u]Grayson[/name_u] – 1

  17. [name_m]Lucas[/name_m] – 2

  18. [name_u]Oliver[/name_u] – 5

  19. [name_m]Caden[/name_m] – 0

  20. [name_m]Mateo[/name_m] – 1

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whoops ! i had the list from a couple years ago

Emma- 12 I think ?
Olivia- 5
Sophia- 4
Isabella- 2
Ava- 5
Abigail- 3
Mia- 1
Evelyn- 2
Harper- 1

Liam- 2
Noah- 3
Oliver- 2
Elijah- 0
William- 5
James- 2
Benjamin- 2
Lucas- 1
Henry- 3
Alexander- 4

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[name_f]Olivia[/name_f] ~ 1 or 2
[name_f]Emma[/name_f] ~ 2
[name_f]Ava[/name_f] ~ 5+
[name_f]Charlotte[/name_f] ~ 3
[name_f]Sophia[/name_f] ~ 4
[name_f]Amelia[/name_f] ~ 3
[name_f]Isabella[/name_f] ~ 10+
[name_f]Mia[/name_f] ~ 1
[name_u]Evelyn[/name_u] ~ 3
[name_u]Harper[/name_u] ~ 7

[name_u]Liam[/name_u] ~ 1
[name_u]Noah[/name_u] ~ 2
[name_u]Oliver[/name_u] ~ 3
[name_u]Elijah[/name_u] ~ 2 (plus many Eli’s)
[name_u]William[/name_u] ~ 4
[name_u]James[/name_u] ~ 2
[name_u]Benjamin[/name_u] ~ 3
[name_m]Lucas[/name_m] ~ 4
[name_u]Henry[/name_u] ~ 5
[name_m]Alexander[/name_m] ~ 2

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US Top 10 2020

GIRLS
[name_f]Olivia[/name_f] - probably around 20/25 (all under 30)
[name_f]Emma[/name_f] - 5 (all under 25)
[name_f]Ava[/name_f] - 1 (she’s 4)
[name_f]Charlotte[/name_f] - 1 (she’s less than a year old)
[name_f]Sophia[/name_f] - 5 (all under 25)
[name_f]Amelia[/name_f] - 1 (she goes by Melia)
[name_f]Isabella[/name_f] - 5 (none go by [name_f]Isabella[/name_f], all Bella)
[name_f]Mia[/name_f] - 1 (pronounced My-uh)
[name_u]Evelyn[/name_u] - 0
[name_u]Harper[/name_u] - 0 (although I have seen many babies named this recently)

BOYS
[name_u]Liam[/name_u] - 1 (he’s 4)
[name_u]Noah[/name_u] - 10 (all under 25)
[name_u]Oliver[/name_u] - 0 (kind of shocked by this)
[name_u]Elijah[/name_u] - 0
[name_u]William[/name_u] - 2 (both 24)
[name_u]James[/name_u] - 0
[name_u]Benjamin[/name_u] - 2 (but one goes by his middle name, Booker)
[name_m]Lucas[/name_m] - 15 (one is spelled Lukas)
[name_u]Henry[/name_u] - 1 (just born!)
[name_m]Alexander[/name_m] - 5 (all go by Alex)

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Top 10 in [name_f]England[/name_f] & [name_m]Wales[/name_m]:

[name_u]Oliver[/name_u] - 3 (plus loads of boys named Ollie/Olly)
[name_u]George[/name_u] - 2
[name_u]Arthur[/name_u] - 3 (and my cat!)
[name_u]Noah[/name_u] - 4
[name_m]Muhammad[/name_m] - 0 (it would probably be different if I lived in a more diverse area such as London)
[name_m]Oscar[/name_m] - 2
[name_u]Harry[/name_u] - 1
[name_m]Archie[/name_m] - 0
[name_u]Jack[/name_u] - 1

[name_f]Olivia[/name_f] - 2
[name_f]Amelia[/name_f] - 1
[name_f]Isla[/name_f] - 2
[name_f]Ava[/name_f] - 4
[name_f]Mia[/name_f] - 2
[name_f]Ivy[/name_f] - 4
[name_f]Lily[/name_f] - 1
[name_f]Isabella[/name_f] - 3
[name_f]Rosie[/name_f] - 2
[name_f]Sophia[/name_f] - 0 (know a few Sophie’s though)

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[name_f]Olivia[/name_f] – 1
[name_f]Amelia[/name_f] – 4
[name_f]Isla[/name_f] – 2
[name_f]Ava[/name_f] – 5
[name_f]Mia[/name_f] – 6+
[name_f]Ivy[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Lily[/name_f] – 3
[name_f]Isabella[/name_f] – 1
[name_f]Rosie[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Sophia[/name_f] – 3

[name_u]Oliver[/name_u] – 3
[name_u]George[/name_u] – 2
[name_u]Arthur[/name_u] – 1
[name_u]Noah[/name_u] – 2
[name_m]Muhammad[/name_m] – 3
[name_m]Oscar[/name_m] – 3
[name_u]Harry[/name_u] – 1
[name_m]Archie[/name_m] – 0
[name_u]Jack[/name_u] – 0

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[name_u]Liam[/name_u] - I’ve met maybe about 5
[name_u]Noah[/name_u] - 5-10
[name_u]Oliver[/name_u] - maybe about 5
[name_u]Elijah[/name_u] - 0
[name_u]William[/name_u] - a lot
[name_u]James[/name_u] - I think only a few
[name_u]Benjamin[/name_u] - a lot
[name_m]Lucas[/name_m] - I don’t know if I’ve met any
[name_u]Henry[/name_u] - I don’t think any
[name_m]Alexander[/name_m] - a lot

[name_f]Olivia[/name_f] - a lot
[name_f]Emma[/name_f] - a lot
[name_f]Ava[/name_f] - like 5ish
[name_f]Charlotte[/name_f] - probably about 5 or so
[name_f]Sophia[/name_f] - like 5
[name_f]Amelia[/name_f] - none, but I met one [name_f]Amalia[/name_f] (pronounced uh-moll-yuh)
[name_f]Isabella[/name_f] - a lot
[name_f]Mia[/name_f] - I don’t think any
[name_u]Evelyn[/name_u] - I think I’ve only personally met 1 but I know [name_f]Joy[/name_f] Duggar has an [name_u]Evelyn[/name_u]
[name_u]Harper[/name_u] - not sure if I’ve personally met any but I know [name_u]Neil[/name_u] [name_m]Patrick[/name_m] [name_m]Harris[/name_m] has a [name_u]Harper[/name_u]

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[name_f]Olivia[/name_f] - 3
[name_f]Emma[/name_f] - 0 (tons of Emily’s though)
[name_f]Ava[/name_f] - 0 (but one Eva)
[name_f]Charlotte[/name_f] - 0
[name_f]Sophia[/name_f] - 0
[name_f]Amelia[/name_f] - 1
[name_f]Isabella[/name_f] - 3
[name_f]Mia[/name_f] - 2?
[name_u]Evelyn[/name_u] - 1
[name_u]Harper[/name_u] - 0

[name_u]Liam[/name_u] - 0
[name_u]Noah[/name_u] - 1
[name_u]Oliver[/name_u] - 0
[name_u]Elijah[/name_u] - 1
[name_u]William[/name_u] - 1
[name_u]James[/name_u] - 1
[name_u]Benjamin[/name_u] - 1
[name_m]Lucas[/name_m] - 0
[name_u]Henry[/name_u] - 0
[name_m]Alexander[/name_m] - 2?

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[name_f]Olivia[/name_f] – 2
[name_f]Emma[/name_f] – 5?
[name_f]Ava[/name_f] – 1
[name_f]Charlotte[/name_f] – 1
[name_f]Sophia[/name_f] – 3
[name_f]Amelia[/name_f] – 1 (Millie)
[name_f]Isabella[/name_f] – 5? (one is Bella)
[name_f]Mia[/name_f] – 0
[name_u]Evelyn[/name_u] – 1
[name_u]Harper[/name_u] – 0
[name_u]Liam[/name_u] – 1
[name_u]Noah[/name_u] – 2
[name_u]Oliver[/name_u] – 1 (infant)
[name_u]Elijah[/name_u] – 1
[name_u]William[/name_u] – 1? (Will)
[name_u]James[/name_u] – 3 (one goes by middle name)
[name_u]Benjamin[/name_u] – 1 (Ben)
[name_m]Lucas[/name_m] – 1
[name_u]Henry[/name_u] – 1
[name_m]Alexander[/name_m] – 1 (Sasha)

[name_m]Just[/name_m] for fun: other countries listed

[name_u]George[/name_u] – 0
[name_u]Arthur[/name_u] – 0
[name_m]Muhammad[/name_m] – 1 kind of?
[name_m]Oscar[/name_m] – 0
[name_u]Harry[/name_u] – 0
[name_m]Archie[/name_m] – 0
[name_u]Jack[/name_u] – 1
[name_f]Isla[/name_f] – 1
[name_f]Ivy[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Lily[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Rosie[/name_f] – 0 (but 1 Rose)

[name_u]Riley[/name_u] – 1, but 2 including different spellings
[name_u]Aria[/name_u] – 1
[name_f]Aaliyah[/name_f] – 1
[name_u]Jackson[/name_u] – 4?
[name_u]Aiden[/name_u] – 2?
[name_u]Grayson[/name_u] – 1
[name_m]Caden[/name_m] – 1 including different spellings
[name_m]Mateo[/name_m] – 1

[name_f]Grace[/name_f] – 1 (plus one Gracie)
[name_f]Chloe[/name_f] – 1
[name_u]Willow[/name_u] – 1
[name_f]Matilda[/name_f] – 0
[name_u]Leo[/name_u] – 0
[name_u]Charlie[/name_u] – 1, plus a [name_u]Charles[/name_u] β€œCharlie”
[name_m]Thomas[/name_m] – 2

[name_f]Julia[/name_f] – 1
[name_f]Mila[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Tess[/name_f] – 2, kind of?
[name_f]Tessa[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Sophie[/name_f] – 1 plus some [name_f]Sophia[/name_f] β€œSophie”
[name_f]ZoΓ«[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Sara[/name_f] – 1?
[name_f]Nora[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Yara[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Eva[/name_f] – 1
[name_m]Sem[/name_m] – 0
[name_m]Daan[/name_m] – 0
[name_u]Finn[/name_u] – 0
[name_u]Levi[/name_u] – 0
[name_m]Luuk[/name_m] – 0
[name_m]Mees[/name_m] – 1

[name_m]Leonardo[/name_m] – 0
[name_m]Francesco[/name_m] – 0
[name_m]Alessandro[/name_m] – 0
[name_m]Lorenzo[/name_m] – 0
[name_u]Mattia[/name_u] – 0
[name_u]Andrea[/name_u] – 0
[name_u]Gabriele[/name_u] – 0
[name_m]Riccardo[/name_m] – 0
[name_m]Tommaso[/name_m] – 0
[name_m]Edoardo[/name_m] – 0
[name_f]Sofia[/name_f] – 1
[name_f]Giulia[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Aurora[/name_f] – 1
[name_f]Alice[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Ginevra[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Giorgia[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Greta[/name_f] – 1
[name_f]Beatrice[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Anna[/name_f] – 2?

[name_f]Zeynep[/name_f] – 0
[name_u]Elif[/name_u] – 1
[name_f]Defne[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Asel[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Azra[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]EylΓΌl[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Nehir[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Eslem[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Asya[/name_f] – 0
[name_f]Ecrin[/name_f] – 0
[name_m]Yusuf[/name_m] – 0
[name_m]MiraΓ§[/name_m] – 0
[name_m]Eymen[/name_m] – 0
Γ–mer [name_m]Asaf[/name_m] – 0
Γ–mer – 0
[name_m]Mustafa[/name_m] – 1?
[name_m]Kerem[/name_m] – 0
[name_m]Alparslan[/name_m] – 0
[name_m]Hamza[/name_m] – 0
[name_u]Ali[/name_u] [name_m]Asaf[/name_m] – 0
[name_u]Ali[/name_u] – 1

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USA top names of 2020

  1. Olivia - 3 or 4

  2. Emma - like 10

  3. Ava - 3 or 4

  4. Charlotte - 3

  5. Sophia - like 10

  6. Amelia - 1

  7. Isabella - 2 or 3

  8. Mia - 2

  9. Evelyn - none

  10. Harper - none

  11. Liam - 1

  12. Noah - 1

  13. Oliver - 1

  14. Elijah - 1

  15. William - 3 or so

  16. James - 2 or 3

  17. Benjamin - 2

  18. Lucas - 1

  19. Henry - 1

  20. Alexander - 1 or 2

To be fair, it definitely makes sense that I don’t know a lot of people with all of these names, because I don’t know many babies, and these names are the most popular among people born last year. :relaxed:

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