Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in Norway of 1951 for girls and boys. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Most Popular Names For Births In the Norway 1951:

Boys
Rank Name Num
1 Jan 1,309
2 Per 1,095
3 Bjørn 947
4 Kjell 928
5 Svein 886
6 Arne 673
7 Knut 668
8 Terje 614
9 Odd 547
10 Ole 525
11 Tor 523
12 Hans 503
13 John 502
14 Rolf 435
14 Gunnar 435
16 Leif 393
17 Helge 389
18 Tore 377
19 Steinar 369
20 Lars 364
21 Geir 358
22 Harald 344
23 Erik 323
24 Nils 316
25 Olav 305
26 Einar 304
27 Arild 301
28 Tom 299
29 Kåre 293
30 Trond 290
31 Jon 274
32 Stein 264
33 Egil 254
34 Magne 241
35 Ivar 234
36 Finn 219
37 Reidar 213
38 Øyvind 210
39 Alf 209
40 Dag 202
41 Vidar 199
42 Arvid 196
43 Rune 194
44 Karl 189
45 Ove 183
46 Asbjørn 182
47 Sverre 179
48 Thor 175
49 Frank 168
50 Øystein 165
51 Bjarne 164
52 Oddvar 162
52 Erling 162
54 Inge 161
55 Johan 159
55 Torbjørn 159
57 Jens 153
57 Roar 153
59 Ragnar 150
60 Anders 148
61 Paul 144
62 Morten 139
62 Arve 139
64 Åge 137
65 Øivind 130
66 Ola 127
67 Roger 121
68 Trygve 115
68 Roald 115
70 Peter 113
71 Roy 110
72 Robert 108
73 Jarle 105
74 Jostein 103
75 Kai 102
76 Birger 101
77 Sigmund 100
78 Kurt 98
79 Dagfinn 97
80 Petter 96
81 David 95
81 Johnny 95
83 Stig 94
84 Sven 93
84 Eivind 93
86 Magnar 91
87 Michael 90
88 Harry 89
89 Arnfinn 88
90 Atle 87
91 Martin 86
91 Håkon 86
93 Pål 85
94 Bjørnar 82
95 Jørn 79
96 Torstein 78
97 Sigurd 76
98 Frode 75
99 Ulf 74
100 Willy 73
Girls
Rank Name Num
1 Anne 1,536
2 Inger 1,000
3 Marit 775
4 Kari 755
5 Liv 675
6 Berit 615
7 Eva 556
8 Randi 540
9 Bjørg 511
10 Aud 435
11 Karin 421
12 Wenche 417
13 Gerd 397
14 Astrid 381
15 Tove 377
16 Bente 365
17 Solveig 361
18 Turid 351
19 Torill 325
20 Else 324
21 Ellen 321
22 Unni 315
23 Kirsten 312
24 Åse 307
25 Reidun 302
26 Jorunn 294
26 Grete 294
28 Ragnhild 288
29 Grethe 284
30 Britt 266
31 Ingrid 260
32 Sissel 259
33 Elisabeth 258
34 Vigdis 255
35 Brit 252
36 Laila 249
37 Gunn 242
38 Eli 225
39 Bodil 217
40 Irene 208
41 Lisbeth 201
42 May 198
43 Ruth 185
44 Elin 174
45 Marianne 172
46 Lillian 156
46 Gro 156
48 Kirsti 151
49 Ann 147
50 Mette 146
51 Anna 141
52 Toril 140
53 Tone 135
54 Rigmor 133
55 Synnøve 132
56 Torunn 131
57 Mona 126
58 Torhild 122
59 Rita 118
60 Solfrid 113
61 Jorun 110
61 Torild 110
61 Sonja 110
64 Anne-Lise 109
65 Mary 108
66 Karen 106
67 Lise 104
68 Hanne 103
69 Marie 102
69 Signe 102
71 Sidsel 99
72 Ingunn 98
73 Kristin 94
74 Gunvor 89
75 Birgit 88
75 Sølvi 88
77 Maria 87
78 Sigrun 86
79 Hilde 85
80 Nina 81
81 Anita 79
81 Ingebjørg 79
83 Åshild 77
84 Evy 75
85 Helga 74
85 Olaug 74
87 Linda 72
87 Sigrid 72
89 Solbjørg 71
90 Margaret 69
90 Gunhild 69
92 Aase 66
93 Kjersti 65
93 Edel 65
93 Erna 65
96 Anny 64
97 Ingeborg 62
97 Kjellaug 62
99 Aslaug 60
100 Guri 59
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