Baby first names in Berlin: This is the ranking for 2019
Hanna and Mohamed are the most popular baby names in Berlin
Updated: May 12, 2020, 9:33 AM | Reading time: 2 minutes
The most popular first name for boys in Berlin 2019 is Mohamed (also in different spellings), for girls it is Hanna or Hannah.
The Society for German Language relies on data from the registry offices, so that 89 percent of all births would be covered.
Berlin. The most popular baby name for girls in Berlin is last year Hanna respectively Hannah been. It was with boys Mohamed, also in other spellings such as Muhammed, Mohammad, Muhammet, Mohamad, Mohammed, Muhamed, Muhammad, Muhamet or Muhamad. This was announced by the Society for the German Language (GfdS) in Wiesbaden on Monday.
Landed on the list of the most common first names for girls Emilia and Emma in second and third place. The boy names followed Noah / Noa and Luis / Louis in the other places.
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For the first time in 2019, the Society for German Language made a consistent distinction between first and subsequent names. In the past, linguists mainly evaluated a complete list. The company relies on data from the registry offices, so that 89 percent of all births would be covered.
If you only look at the entire list in Berlin (first name and subsequent name), according to the GfdS, the following ranking results:
The most popular first names for boys in Berlin in 2019
The most popular first names for girls in Berlin in 2019
These are the most popular baby names of 2019 nationwide
Nationwide, the most popular baby names in 2019 are Hanna (h), Emma and Noah. With the girls, Mia followed in third place, with the boys Ben and Paul ended up in second and third place.
The GfdS put Hanna (h) and Emma in first place, because the gap between the two name favorites was extremely small: Hanna (h) was given 5274 times and Emma 5273 times as the first name.
In the boys’ category, Noah was alone in the lead with 4922 mentions and was thus able to improve by three places compared to the previous year. In the girls’ category, the current three winners also ended up in the top three in 2018.
The analysis revealed a fundamental gender difference: first names for boys are not infrequently monosyllabic, while for girls’ names, even among the first hundred, not a single monosyllable occurs.
The GfdS has been publishing the first names of the year since 1977. This time the participating registry offices transmitted almost a million individual names.
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The list of the most common first names for girls in Germany 2019
- Hannah / Hanna
- Sophia / Sofia
- Clara / Klara
The list of the most common first names for boys in Germany 2019
- Luis / Louis
- Henry / Henri
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