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Belgium Baby Names 2018

Posted 8 August 2019

StatBel  has released baby names data for 2018 for Belgium. Data is available for male and female names with a count of five or more.

Female Names

The five most popular girls’ names are unchanged from 2017, with Emma topping the chart, Olivia in second, Louise in third, Mila in fourth and Alice in fifth place. Juliette moves up two places to sixth. Elena and Marie are new entries in the top ten in joint seventh place. Sofia drops one place to ninth and Lina falls three places to tenth. Elise and Lucie drop out of the top ten.

New entries in the top 100 names include Amelie (up 87 places to 56th), Esmée (up 37 places to 76th), Ellis (up 28 places to joint 78th), Janne (up 33 places to joint 78th), Fatima (up 27 places to 80th), Hannah (up 36 places to 83rd), Adèle (up 86 places to 92nd), Romy (up 39 places to 97th) and Margot (up 28 places to 100th).

Names dropping out of the top 100 include Lise (down 32 places to 101st), Lore (down 42 places to 102nd), Emilie (down 32 places to 108th), Lize (down 42 places to 123rd), Noémie (down 31 places to 126th), June (down 29 places 127th), Assia (down 39 places to 133rd), Féline (down 40 places to 136th), Malak (down 50 places to joint 136th) and Marion (down 67 places to joint 136th).

Male Names

Arthur climbs two places to be the most popular boys’ name in 2018. Noah moves up two places to second, ahead of Adam who drops one place to third. Louis climbs one place to fourth, ahead of Liam who falls four places to fifth. Lucas remains in sixth and Jules stays in seventh place. Victor moves up one place to eighth, changing places with Gabriel who drops to ninth. Mohamed remains in tenth.

New entries in the top 100 names include Eliott (up 29 places to 82nd), Augustin (up 94 places to 84th), Georges (up 46 places to 87th), Charlie (up 21 places to 96th) and Lyam (up 33 places to 100th).

Names falling out of the top 100 include Daan (down 23 places to 107th), Loïc (down 33 places to 112th), Mauro (down 25 places to 119th), Charles (down 47 places to 126th), Sem (down 48 places to 135th) and Benjamin (down 45 places to 145th).

Visit the name popularity tables page to view the tables in full, and to view tables for other years.

Data UpdatesBelgiumAdam, Adèle, Alice, Amelie, Arthur, Assia, Augustin, Benjamin, Charles, Charlie, Daan, Elena, Eliott, Ellis, Emilie, Emma, Esmée, Fatima, Féline, Gabriel, Georges, Hannah, Janne, Jules, Juliette, June, Liam, Lina, Lise, Lize, Loïc, Lore, Louis, Louise, Lucas, Lyam, Malak, Margot, Marie, Marion, Mauro, Mila, Mohamed, Noah, Noémie, Olivia, Romy, Sem, Sofia, Victor

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