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Dearest Marie and Paul - the first name-hitlist 2018

parents have called the last year, their children prefer to Marie and Paul. Among the ten most popular First and second name in Germany, but there are also two newcomers. A very british.

The most popular baby name in 2018, Marie and Paul. The other places of the Top-Ten list of First and second names Sophie and Maria and Alexander, and Maximilian to follow. This is the result of an evaluation of the society for German language (GfdS) in Wiesbaden, Germany.

The leading group of the girl name remains in comparison to 2017, unchanged, in the case of the young Paul and Maximilian swap the ranks. In the past year, Johanna (10th) and Henry (9th) were able to move up in the list of ten names, which were with parents of newborns the most popular.

the first English Name for years in the list

"Henry is in the Top Ten is an absolute newcomer and the first anglophone Name for years," said the GfdS-managing Director, Andrea-Eva Ewels. It is to say impossible, however, why this Name is so popular.

The most popular first names in Germany in the year 2018PlatzMädchenJungen 1.Marie (1)Paul (3) 2.Sophie/Sofie (2)Alexander (2) 3.Maria (3), Maximilian (1) 4.Sophia/Sofia (4), Elias (4) 5.Emilia (5)And Ben (5) 6.Emma (6), Louis/Luis (8) 7.Hannah/Hanna (7)Leon (7) 8.Mia (9), Noah (6) 9.Anna (8)Henry/Henri (12) 10.Johanna (11)Felix (10)

* in brackets shown the placement in the year 2017

Innovative East Germany

the name for your baby the five Länder in Eastern Germany as a particularly innovative, said Ewels. There Federal would-wide Trends for the coming years is evident. Thus, according to the results of the GfdS study, particularly, but not exclusively, on the lists of the Eastern but also Northern German States, many of the names from the grandparents ' generation, including Ida, Greta, and Leni with the girls and Karl, Jakob and Theo at the boy.

The most popular baby names in the year 2018 were Paul and Marie.

"to Highlight Charlotte and Emil: Both names are represented in a number of länder already in the Top Ten," said the GfdS. It is not unlikely that you will create in the next year, the jump in the German list.

Mohammed in three provinces are very popular

Mohammed, with its numerous variants in this year, in three Federal States in the total list among the most popular ten: in Bremen, Berlin and Saarland.

The GfdS evaluates each year, more than a Million individual names. The data are derived from approximately 700 state offices and captured some 90 percent of the assigned name. In the authorities, the birth certificates are issued for newborns. In the case of the list with only the first name Emma and Ben are, as of 2017 - at the very front.

The list of the most commonly assigned first name will be published since 1977, annually. 42 years ago, the Top-Ten lists are still headed by Stefanie and Christian, on the second and third places Christina and Sandra followed, respectively, Michael and Stefan. 30 years ago, new parents named their girl the most, Catherine, Sarah and Anna/Anne, the boys, Christian, Daniel, and Alexander.

Marie and Maximilian, the favorites with parents, 02.05.2018 Atlas |Germany |Wiesbaden

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