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Top Ten German Names For Boys And Girls

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Do you have a favorite German name? For Germans, their top favorite names are, for the most part, of non-German origin. The following is a listing of the top ten German names from the year 1997 for both boys and girls. (Source: GfdS.)

See also traditional German boy names and traditional German girl names.

                                          Vornamen (First Names) 2011
Jungen (Boys) Mädchen (Girls)
1. Maximilian1. Sophie/Sofie
2. Alexander2. Marie
3. Paul3. Maria
4. Leon/Léon 4. Mia
5. Ben5. Sophia/Sofia
6. Lukas/Lucas 6. Emma
7. Luka/Luca 7. Anna
8. Louis/Luis Hannah/Hanna
9. Elias9. Johanna
10. Jonas10. Leonie


                                          Vornamen (First Names) 2010
Jungen (Boys) Mädchen (Girls)
1. Maximilian 1. Sophie/Sofie
2. Alexander 2. Marie
3. Paul 3. Maria
4. Leon 4. Anna
5. Lukas/Lucas 5. Emma
6. Luca/Luka 6. Anna
7. Elias 7. Lena
8. Louis/Luis 8. Emma
9. Jonas 9. Hannah/Hanna
10. Felix 10. Johanna


                                          Vornamen (First Names) 2009
Jungen (Boys) Mädchen (Girls)
1. Maximilian 1. Marie
2. Alexander 2. Sophie/Sofie
3. Paul 3. Maria
4. Leon 4. Anna
5. Lukas/Lucas 5. Emma
6. Luca/Luka6. Mia
7. Elias 7. Sophia/Sofia
8. Louis/Luis 8. Leonie
9. Jonas9. Lena
10. David 10. Johanna


                                          Vornamen (First Names) 2008
Jungen (Boys) Mädchen (Girls)
1. Maximilian1. Sophie/Sofie
2. Alexander2. Marie
3. Leon 3. Maria
4. Paul 4. Anna, Anne
5. Luca5. Johanna
6. Felix6. Leonie
7. Elias7. Lena
8. Lukas/Lucas 8. Hannah/Hanna
9. David 9. Mia
10. Tim 10. Charlotte


                                          Vornamen (First Names) 2007
Jungen (Boys) Mädchen (Girls)
1. Leon 1. Marie
2. Maximilian2. Sophie/Sofie
3. Alexander3. Maria
4. Paul 4. Anna, Anne
5. Luca 5. Leonie
6. Lukas/Lucas 6. Lena
7. Felix7. Johanna
8. Elias 8. Charlotte
9. David 9. Hannah/Hanna
Jonas 10. Sophia/Sofia
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