Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in Norway of 1949 for girls and boys. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Most Popular Names For Births In the Norway 1949:

Boys
Rank Name Num
1 Jan 1,345
2 Per 1,161
3 Bjørn 1,029
4 Kjell 1,025
5 Svein 911
6 Arne 827
7 Knut 797
8 Terje 659
9 Odd 632
10 Hans 561
11 Gunnar 510
12 Tor 503
13 Ole 500
14 John 489
15 Harald 452
16 Rolf 428
17 Helge 416
18 Leif 415
19 Tore 399
20 Steinar 377
21 Lars 350
22 Olav 344
23 Erik 330
24 Nils 326
25 Arild 324
26 Einar 319
27 Kåre 291
28 Ivar 286
29 Trond 281
30 Magne 269
31 Tom 260
32 Egil 259
33 Reidar 251
34 Jon 246
35 Finn 244
36 Arvid 239
37 Geir 235
38 Alf 230
39 Oddvar 227
40 Karl 226
41 Sverre 220
42 Asbjørn 203
43 Thor 196
44 Øyvind 192
45 Vidar 191
46 Øystein 185
47 Torbjørn 176
47 Stein 176
49 Åge 171
50 Dag 167
51 Erling 165
52 Inge 162
53 Bjarne 156
54 Ragnar 155
55 Øivind 152
56 Frank 150
57 Johan 144
58 Jens 142
59 Rune 140
59 Ola 140
61 Roar 136
62 Jostein 133
63 Ove 129
64 Paul 128
65 Arve 118
66 Trygve 117
67 Sigmund 115
68 Anders 111
69 Peter 110
70 Sven 109
71 Jarle 108
72 Harry 107
73 Roger 106
74 Roald 104
75 Willy 103
76 Robert 102
77 Håkon 98
78 Atle 96
79 Birger 95
80 Sigurd 94
80 Dagfinn 94
80 Roy 94
83 David 91
84 Morten 89
85 Johannes 86
86 Bjørnar 84
86 Johnny 84
88 Petter 83
89 Kristian 82
90 Tormod 81
91 Magnar 80
92 Arnfinn 79
93 Martin 77
94 Bernt 76
94 Kai 76
96 Pål 74
96 Stig 74
98 Frode 73
98 Torstein 73
100 Arnt 72
Girls
Rank Name Num
1 Anne 1,506
2 Inger 1,030
3 Marit 829
4 Kari 827
5 Liv 748
6 Berit 640
7 Bjørg 613
8 Randi 599
9 Eva 521
10 Gerd 467
11 Solveig 446
12 Astrid 427
13 Karin 417
14 Turid 398
14 Wenche 398
16 Else 396
17 Aud 395
18 Reidun 377
19 Torill 367
20 Jorunn 361
21 Unni 346
22 Sissel 342
23 Tove 341
24 Åse 327
25 Kirsten 319
26 Grethe 317
27 Grete 316
28 Ingrid 306
29 Ellen 300
30 Ragnhild 295
31 Vigdis 276
32 Britt 271
33 Brit 270
34 Laila 269
35 Eli 232
36 Bente 231
36 Toril 231
38 May 223
39 Bodil 220
40 Elisabeth 209
41 Elin 179
41 Anna 179
43 Gunn 177
44 Ruth 174
45 Rigmor 163
45 Lillian 163
47 Synnøve 152
48 Torhild 151
49 Lisbeth 150
50 Tone 147
51 Torunn 138
52 Irene 136
52 Solfrid 136
54 Torild 134
55 Kirsti 130
56 Anne-Lise 127
57 Karen 125
58 Ann 122
59 Sonja 115
60 Mette 114
61 Gro 113
62 Jorun 111
63 Marie 109
64 Rita 107
65 Gunvor 106
66 Marianne 104
67 Signe 103
67 Mary 103
69 Helga 100
70 Birgit 98
71 Sidsel 97
72 Elsa 94
73 Mona 91
74 Olaug 90
75 Sigrid 88
75 Lise 88
77 Aase 84
78 Hanne 82
78 Ingeborg 82
80 Maria 81
81 Kristin 80
81 Ingunn 80
83 Sigrun 77
84 Ingebjørg 76
85 Målfrid 74
86 Edel 73
86 Kjellaug 73
88 Evy 71
88 Gunhild 71
90 Aslaug 70
91 Nina 69
91 Judith 69
91 Svanhild 69
94 Greta 68
94 Linda 68
96 Sølvi 67
97 Erna 66
98 Hilde 65
99 Solbjørg 64
99 Oddny 64
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