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Name statistics

Statistics show which names newborns were given and which first names, first names normally used and last names the population has. Name statistics are based on information about people registered in the Population Register submitted by the Swedish Tax Agency to Statistics Sweden.

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Name statistics: First names normally used for newborns 2018


For the second year in a row, Alice and William were the most common names given to newborn girls and boys, respectively. The names Hailey and Lias trended most in 2018, while the names Cornelia and Oscar decreased the most in popularity.

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