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Name statistics

Upcoming publishing: 2019-01-31

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 2017


Alice is the most common name for girls for the second year in a row. William is once again the most common name for boys, after a year in third place. Maryam and Matteo have risen the most in 2017.

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