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Popular Baby Names in Slovenia, 2019 –

Popular Baby Names in Slovenia, 2019 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to Slovenia’s Statistical Office, the most popular baby names in the country in 2019 were Zala and Luka. Here are Slovenia’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019: Girl Nam…
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Luka & Ema the Most Popular Baby Names in Slovenia

Luka & Ema the Most Popular Baby Names in Slovenia | Name News | Scoop.it
The latest statistical data on baby names reveals the latest trends in Slovenia., and according to the Statistics Administration of the Republic o
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Popularity of names in Slovenia, 2016

Popularity of names in Slovenia, 2016 | Name News | Scoop.it
Luka is, once again, the top boy name in Slovenia, now in its 17th year on the throne. However, another takeover has happened on the girls' side where Zala topples Ema to become the top girl name. Here are the top 10 names in 2016: BOYS Rank Name Number Number change Rank change 1 Luka…
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If you thought the Netherlands was hot on short names, wait till you see Slovenia. Half the top 10 only have 3 letters!

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Slovenen houden van korte voornamen = Slovenians love short names

Slovenen houden van korte voornamen = Slovenians love short names | Name News | Scoop.it
Nederland is niet het enige land waar korte voornamen in de mode zijn. Ook de namenhitlijst van Slovenië staat vol afkortingen van een of twee lettergrepen
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The Netherlands isn't the only country where parents love short names. The top names in Slovenia include Zala, Nika, Anže and more.

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Popular Baby Names in Slovenia, 2015

Popular Baby Names in Slovenia, 2015 | Name News | Scoop.it
Ema and Luka were the most popular baby names in Slovenia in 2015.
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If you thought the Dutch were fans of short, sweet names, just wait till you see the top Slovenian names.

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A primer on Slovenian names

Though I'm first and foremost a Russophile down to the very core of my soul, I'm also, more generally, a Slavophile. In no particular order, the other Slavic peoples I feel the greatest love and pa...
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Popular Baby Names in Slovenia, 2018 –

Popular Baby Names in Slovenia, 2018 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, the most popular baby names in the country in 2018 were Ema and Luka. Here are Slovenia’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of …
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Unusual Baby Names: Eclipse, Pancake and Pip

Unusual Baby Names: Eclipse, Pancake and Pip | Name News | Scoop.it
Unique baby names found in this week s news.
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There are lots of fun names in this post I wrote :)

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2015 Slovenia Top 10

1. Luka (m) & Ema (f)
2. Filip (m) & Eva (f)
3. Nik (m) & Zala (f)
4. Mark (m) & Sara (f)
5. Žan (m) & Lara (f)
6. Jakob (m) & Nika (f)
7. Jaka (m) & Julija (f)
8. Žiga (m) & Ana (f)
9. David (m) & Lana (f)
10. Anže (m) & Mia

The funny looking Z is usually pronounced "sh." Here is a Slovene name site to hear certain pronunciations, but not all Slovene names in use are listed.
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Nika

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Pinterest Origin: Russian, Slovene, Croatian, Georgian Ника ( Russian) Nika ნიკა  (Georgian) Nika Meaning: the Russian diminutiv
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Interview mit Jelka

Interview mit Jelka | Name News | Scoop.it
Mögen Sie Ihren Vornamen? Ja, ich mag ihn sehr gerne, da er so selten ist, ich kenne niemand anderen, der so heißt.
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An interesting comparison between the generations: Jelka's mother chose her name from a novel she was reading; Jelka named her son with the help of an app.

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Popular Baby Names in Slovenia, 2014

The girl names Zala, Neža and Zoja are related to Rosalia (Rozalija), Agnes and Zoe.
The boy names Anže, Jaka and Vid are related to Johannes (Janez), Jacob and Vitus/Wido.
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Johann

Pour rajouter un prénom qui n'est pas encore sur le blog, c'est ici JOHANN forme allemande, hongroise et slovène de Jean vient de yohânân signifiant "Dieu fait grâce" en hébreu. Se fête le 24 juin ...
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