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Switzerland Baby Names 2018

Posted 15 September 2019

The Office fédéral de la statistique  has released baby names data for 2018 for Switzerland. Data is available for the 1,000 most popular male and female names.

Female Names

The three most popular girls’ names are unchanged from 2017, with Emma topping the chart, Mia in second place and Sofia in third. Lea moves up two places to fourth. Elena is a new entry in the top ten, climbing ten places to fifth. Emilia moves up two places to sixth. Mila is also a new entry in the top ten, climbing four places to seventh. Anna moves up two places to eighth. Laura is another new entry in the top ten, climbing three places to ninth. Lena falls five places to tenth. Lara, Lina and Nina drop out of the top ten.

New entries in the top 100 names include Malia (up 20 places to 82nd), Aurelia (up 38 places to joint 83rd), Elea (up 26 places to joint 83rd), Camille (up 20 places to 86th), Louisa (up 30 places to 87th), Alma (up 28 places to 89th) and Johanna (up 15 places to 95th).

Names dropping out of the top 100 include Jael (down 20 places to 103rd), Malin (down 26 places to joint 112th), Matilde (down 19 places to 112th), Marie (down 25 places to 120th), Milena (down 29 places to joint 124th), Naomi (down 29 places to joint 124th), Emilie (down 46 places to joint 135th), Hana (down 35 places to joint 135th) and Aylin (down 60 places to 145th).

Male Names

Liam moves up one place to become the most popular boys’ name, changing places with Noah who drops to second. Leon climbs one place to third, ahead of Luca who drops to fourth. Elias moves up two places to fifth and Gabriel falls one place to sixth. Matteo climbs two places to seventh. Louis is a new entry in the top ten, moving up three places to eighth. Ben climbs one place to ninth and David drops four places to tenth. Samuel falls out of the top ten.

New entries in the top 100 names include Léon (up 45 places to 66th), William (up 39 places to 75th), Theo (up 24 places to 79th), Jaron (up 54 places to 83rd), Luka (up 22 places to 86th), Nael (up 26 places to 96th), Enea (up 29 places to joint 98th) and Malik (up 20 places to joint 98th).

Names falling out of the top 100 include Adrian (down 22 places to 101st), Dylan (down 37 places to 111th), Kilian (down 38 places to 124th) and Jason (down 47 places to 128th).

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

Data UpdatesSwitzerlandAdrian, Alma, Anna, Aurelia, Aylin, Ben, Camille, David, Dylan, Elea, Elena, Elias, Emilia, Emilie, Emma, Enea, Gabriel, Hana, Jael, Jaron, Jason, Johanna, Kilian, Lara, Laura, Lea, Lena, Leon, Léon, Liam, Lina, Louis, Louisa, Luca, Luka, Malia, Malik, Malin, Marie, Matilde, Matteo, Mia, Mila, Milena, Nael, Naomi, Nina, Noah, Samuel, Sofia, Theo, William

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