"That for me was extremely exciting. This was a head-to-head race until the very last second. In most previous years, I knew in the spring who is number one, because the leading names had already expanded a great distance for a year.“ Thus, the placement this year was not so significant, said Bielefeld, Germany, has evaluated the names of around 23 per cent of the 2020 German-born children. "If my sample would have looked a bit different then the Name that is now perhaps two or three would be now, at square one. Since only minimal differences between them.“
However, the change at the top was already in sight. Because both Emilia, as well as Matteo had climbed in the past few years, in the list of the most popular forenames steadily further and further upwards. "If I had to predict: I expect next year that Matteo and Emilia stand on number one, if the upward trend will continue so on."
Popular international names
stay On other places for the girls, Emma, Sophia, Lina, Ella, Mila, Clara and Lea are landed. For boys, Finn, Leon, Elias, Paul, Henry, Luis, and Felix in the Top-to have it still Ten. The most popular second names were in 2020, Sophia, Marie and Maria, as well as Alexander, Elias, and Maximilian.
each year, are Popular also international, especially English and Scandinavian –as well as the older German name, the first name expert. "Emil, Anton, Paul, Emma, Anna – these are older names that we have known for a while. Gerda climbs from year to year, more especially in Saxony, the Name Kurt is now also becoming more and more popular.“ What could be the problem, could not Bielefeld to say.
first name Greta is losing popularity
this year, there is Bielefeld that also clear Losers: the first name Greta. In the summer he had predicted that the first name, the Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg wears, will slip in the list of popular first names, rather, to the rear. Now he was even fallen from space 30 to space 130. "This is really the most remarkable observation that I've made ever since such statistics. So a steep Fall.“Updated Date: 01 January 2021, 06:19