Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in Norway of 1947 for girls and boys. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Most Popular Names For Births In the Norway 1947:

Boys
Rank Name Num
1 Jan 1,387
2 Per 1,232
3 Bjørn 1,114
4 Kjell 992
5 Svein 974
6 Arne 906
7 Odd 751
8 Knut 743
9 Terje 647
10 John 580
11 Gunnar 577
12 Hans 562
13 Harald 543
14 Ole 529
15 Tor 521
16 Tore 517
17 Rolf 493
18 Leif 456
19 Helge 429
20 Steinar 423
21 Lars 403
22 Nils 400
23 Olav 394
24 Kåre 392
25 Erik 340
26 Einar 335
27 Arild 306
28 Egil 293
29 Magne 287
30 Ivar 284
31 Finn 271
32 Sverre 256
33 Reidar 255
33 Jon 255
35 Asbjørn 240
36 Alf 239
37 Arvid 236
38 Trond 229
39 Tom 219
40 Karl 213
41 Thor 207
42 Øyvind 193
43 Johan 189
43 Erling 189
45 Dag 187
46 Åge 186
47 Ragnar 185
48 Øystein 181
49 Stein 177
50 Roar 175
51 Øivind 174
52 Ola 171
53 Torbjørn 169
54 Geir 168
55 Oddvar 167
56 Vidar 166
57 Jens 161
58 Ove 160
59 Bjarne 159
60 Paul 142
61 Inge 138
61 Anders 138
61 Trygve 138
64 Willy 135
65 Håkon 124
66 Jarle 122
67 Peter 121
67 Frank 121
69 Arve 118
70 Robert 117
71 Roald 115
72 David 113
73 Rune 111
74 Jostein 110
74 Sigmund 110
76 Dagfinn 106
77 Atle 105
78 Sven 104
78 Morten 104
78 Roy 104
81 Roger 103
82 Arnfinn 102
83 Sigurd 100
83 Kai 100
85 Magnar 99
85 Johannes 99
87 Birger 98
88 Ulf 96
89 Harry 91
90 Jørgen 87
91 Torstein 83
92 Tormod 80
92 Martin 80
92 Michael 80
95 Otto 79
95 Eivind 79
97 Pål 76
98 Johnny 75
98 William 75
100 Olaf 74
Girls
Rank Name Num
1 Anne 1,477
2 Inger 1,136
3 Kari 921
4 Liv 907
5 Marit 856
6 Bjørg 720
7 Berit 710
8 Gerd 577
9 Eva 573
10 Karin 555
11 Randi 527
12 Solveig 491
13 Aud 484
14 Astrid 483
15 Turid 478
16 Else 451
17 Reidun 407
18 Kirsten 402
19 Tove 401
20 Wenche 397
21 Grethe 366
22 Torill 361
23 Jorunn 357
24 Åse 356
25 Ragnhild 342
26 Ingrid 341
27 Grete 337
28 Unni 328
29 Vigdis 314
30 Ellen 311
31 Britt 306
32 Laila 302
33 Eli 268
34 Sissel 264
35 Toril 249
36 Brit 245
37 Elisabeth 210
38 Bodil 204
39 Ruth 196
40 Gunn 190
41 May 179
42 Lillian 172
43 Anna 171
44 Synnøve 168
45 Bente 148
46 Torunn 147
47 Solfrid 146
48 Torhild 145
48 Elin 145
48 Torild 145
48 Mary 145
52 Anne-Lise 143
53 Irene 142
54 Rigmor 139
55 Ann 137
56 Kirsti 135
57 Tone 132
57 Mette 132
59 Karen 124
59 Jorun 124
61 Marie 121
61 Lisbeth 121
63 Aase 119
64 Elsa 118
65 Sonja 116
66 Sidsel 114
67 Sigrid 109
68 Signe 108
69 Gro 107
70 Gunvor 106
70 Helga 106
72 Birgit 99
73 Åshild 96
74 Ingebjørg 92
74 Marianne 92
74 Ingunn 92
77 Sigrun 91
78 Lise 90
78 Mona 90
80 Maria 82
81 Olaug 80
82 Gudrun 79
83 Hanne 76
83 Eldbjørg 76
83 Anny 76
83 Erna 76
87 Rita 75
87 Ingeborg 75
89 Magnhild 74
89 Sølvi 74
89 Aslaug 74
92 Guri 73
93 Greta 72
94 Kjellaug 71
95 Hilde 70
96 Edel 69
97 Tordis 67
97 Margit 67
99 Evy 66
99 Astri 66
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