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Top German Names for Boys and Girls

Top Names for Boys and Girls
Germany 1957-2000

The Most Popular First Names in Germany
Listed alphabetically

The following list shows the most popular German names for boys and girls (baby names) in Germany over a period of more than 40 years—from 1957 to 2000. This alphabetical list reflects a summary of the 10 most popular German first names for each year during that period. Each name in the list was at one time a top ten name for one or more years from 1957 to 2000. The list was compiled by the German Language Society (Gesellschaft für deutsche Sprache e.V. - GfdS). Also see our article on German First Names.

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German Names for Boys and Girls
Deutsche Jungen- und Mädchennamen
GERMANY 1957-2000
In alphabetical order
BOYS
Jungen

Alexander
Andreas
Benjamin
Bernd
Christian
Daniel
David
Dennis
Dieter
Dirk
Dominik
Eric, Erik
Felix
Florian
Frank
Jan
Jens
Jonas
Jörg
Jürgen
Kevin
Klaus
Kristian (Christian)
Leon
Lukas
Marcel
Marco, Marko
Mario
Markus
Martin
Mathias, Matthias
Max
Maximilian
Michael
Mike, Maik
Niklas
Patrick
Paul
Peter
Philipp, Phillipp
Ralf, Ralph
René
Robert
Sebastian
Stefan, Stephan
Steffen
Sven, Swen
Thomas
Thorsten, Torsten
Tim
Tobias
Tom
Ulrich
Uwe
Wolfgang
GIRLS
Mädchen

Andrea
Angelika
Anja
Anke
Anna, Anne
Annett
Antje
Barbara
Birgit
Brigitte
Christin
Christina, Christine
Claudia
Daniela
Diana
Doreen
Franziska
Gabriele
Heike
Ines
Jana
Janina
Jennifer
Jessica, Jessika
Julia
Juliane
Karin
Karolin
Katharina
Kathrin, Katrin
Katja
Kerstin
Klaudia (Claudia)
Kristin (Christin)
Laura
Lea
Lena
Lisa
Mandy
Manuela
Maria
Marie
Marina
Martina
Melanie
Monika
Nadine
Nicole
Petra
Sabine
Sabrina
Sandra
Sara, Sarah
Silke
Simone
Sophia, Sophie
Stefanie, Stephanie
Susanne
Tanja
Ulrike
Ursula
Uta, Ute
Vanessa
Yvonne

MORE > Top German First Names: 1997-2004 (Ranked lists)

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German Names (1)
Part One of our name series: German first names (Vornamen).

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Part Two of our name series: German surnames (Nachnamen).

German Names (3)
Part Three of our name series: Place Names (Ortsnamen).


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