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Most Popular Baby Names in Germany, 2012 - Nancy's Baby Names

The most popular baby names in Germany in 2012 were Luca/Luka and Sophie/Sofie.

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Clare's curator insight, November 20, 2013 11:04 AM

Well found, Nancy!

 

If you wish to compare this with other German-speaking regions, here are the stats for Austria: http://blog.beliebte-vornamen.de/2013/08/babynamen-2012-oesterreich/

And German-speaking Switzerland: http://www.bfs.admin.ch/bfs/portal/de/index/themen/01/02/blank/dos/prenoms/01.html

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German Names With Flair: Fritz, Lorelei, and Otto – Baby Name Blog - Nameberry

German Names With Flair: Fritz, Lorelei, and Otto – Baby Name Blog - Nameberry | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it
Her last name is misleading: Berry Juice blogger Angela Mastrodonato is of German descent. Here she offers a wide selection of attractive names that contradict that culture's somewhat stodgy reputation.

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Clare's curator insight, November 4, 2013 5:56 PM

I do like a good German name, and here are some of the best: Lisbeth, Gretel, Siegfried, Claus, und so weiter.

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Baby names of the week = Babynamen der Woche 46/2013

Baby names of the week = Babynamen der Woche 46/2013 | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it
Adrian * Helene Carlota * Morten Arvo * Fabio * Jonathan * Lian Kjell Ansgar * Jonah Emilian * Nils * Elina * Diamond * Jace * Malou Shenoa Aimee * Gabriel Erol Uwe * Ariane Filippa * Line Margarethe * Henrik Elias * Tim * Ben * Paul Kalle und...

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Clare's curator insight, November 16, 2013 5:39 AM

Hallo Deutschland, and welcome to Jonah Emilian, Josephine Elisabetta, and more.

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Germany Adds 3rd Gender - Baby Names Still Restricted? - Nancy's Baby Names

Germany Adds 3rd Gender - Baby Names Still Restricted? - Nancy's Baby Names | Baby Name News! | Scoop.it
Germany is adding a third gender to birth certificates. How will this affect their baby naming law, which requires that baby names be gender-specific?

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Wow! What an intriguing problem...  (I secretly kind of like that they enforce gender-specific names, btw.)

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