Popularity of names in Austria, 2015

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We’ve waited for far too long, but now we’ve gotten word that, when combined with variants, Lukas and Anna keep their titles as the top Austrian names of 2015 (Lukas for the 20th consecutive year and Anna for the 19th consecutive year).

Here’s what the combined top 10 for 2015 looks like:

BOYS

Rank Name Number %age Rank change
1 Lukas 1,511 3.466 0
2 David 1,051 2.411 0
3 Jakob 930 2.133 -1
4 Elias 906 2.078 -2
5 Maximilian 872 2.000 2
6 Alexander 827 1.897 1
7 Jonas 789 1.810 0
8 Paul 781 1.791 0
9 Tobias 737 1.690 0
10 Leon 713 1.635 -3

GIRLS

1 Anna 2,144 5.258 0
2 Sophie 1,450 3.556 0
3 Maria 1,238 3.036 0
4 Emilia 1,111 2.725 0
5 Elena 939 2.303 0
6 Emma 829 2.033 2
7 Lena 769 1.886 -1
8 Sarah 709 1.739 -1
9 Mia 674 1.653 0
10 Laura 640 1.570 0

No newcomers to the top 10, but the most noteworthy change to the ranks would be Leon dropping by 3 places to 10th.
Newcomers to the combined top 60 are listed in ranking order: Kilian, AntoniaOskar, Erik and Ida – replacing Larissa, Charlotte, Clemens, Livia and Fabio.

Finally for this post, in the table below are 10 selected names from each gender that seen seen more often overall for babies and another 10 that are seen less often overall for babies (comparing 2015 numbers against 1984-2015 numbers).

BOYS

More usage Less usage
Finn Bernhard
Liam René
Theodor Wolfgang
Theo Jürgen
Oskar Roman
Filip Stephan
Noel Gerald
Adam Roland
Yusuf Dominic

GIRLS

Elif Daniela
Paulina Tanja
Ida Bianca
Mila Kerstin
Charlotte Claudia
Mira Barbara
Maja Jennifer
Rosalie Katrin
Maya Bettina
Greta Sabine

What do you think? Leave your thoughts in the comments section below the source.

Source:
Statistik Austria – http://www.statistik.at/web_de/statistiken/menschen_und_gesellschaft/bevoelkerung/geborene/haeufigste_vornamen/index.html

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