Baby Names

The popular names list is published every year by the social insurance bank, SVB. 88,494 boys and 84,286 girls in total were born in the Netherlands in 2016.

Here is the list of the most popular names;

TOP 10 Girl Names 2016 (with various spellings)

  1. Sara/Sarah/Zara (1.046)
  2. Sophie/Sofie (961)
  3. Anna/Anne (903)
  4. Lisa/Lize/Lise/Liza (859)
  5. Evi/Evy/Evie (834)
  6. Fenna/Fenne (676)
  7. Emma/Emme (673)
  8. Nora/Norah (656)
  9. Julia (639)
  10. Isa/Ise/Ize/Iza (538)

 

 

TOP-10 Boys Names 2016 (with various spellings)

  1. Luuk/Luc/Luke (804)
  2. Lucas/Lukas (790)
  3. Finn/Fynn (742)
  4. Mohamed, Mohammed, Muhammed, Mohammad, Muhammad,Mohamad, Muhamed, Muhammet, Mouhamed, Muhamad, Mahamuud (716)
  5. Noah/Noa (690)
  6. Sem/semm (685)
  7. Daan (681)
  8. Levi/Levy (667)
  9. Milan/Mylan (662)
  10. Liam (532)

 

De Jong, Jansen and De Vries head the list of most common surnames.

 

You can find more information here.

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Katie Joy was born and raised in London and now lives in Haarlem with her partner and their two cats. Katie Joy runs her own handmade jewelry business from home and is the Editor in Chief for ExpatsHaarlem. She enjoys exploring Haarlem, trying new places to eat and drink and likes to immerse herself in the Dutch lifestyle.
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