Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in Norway of 1953 for girls and boys. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Most Popular Names For Births In the Norway 1953:

Boys
Rank Name Num
1 Jan 1,413
2 Per 1,063
3 Bjørn 1,007
4 Kjell 902
5 Svein 825
6 Terje 690
7 Arne 681
8 Knut 644
9 Odd 573
10 Tor 532
11 Hans 507
12 Geir 491
13 Ole 486
14 Gunnar 471
15 John 454
16 Tore 425
17 Rolf 416
18 Helge 399
19 Steinar 395
20 Trond 391
21 Lars 390
22 Stein 368
23 Erik 364
24 Harald 350
24 Arild 350
26 Leif 327
27 Nils 321
28 Tom 318
29 Rune 296
30 Olav 280
31 Einar 278
32 Jon 275
33 Kåre 254
34 Egil 253
34 Dag 253
36 Morten 249
37 Magne 248
38 Øyvind 237
39 Ivar 230
40 Frank 228
41 Alf 213
42 Vidar 198
43 Karl 196
44 Roar 194
45 Finn 189
45 Reidar 189
47 Øystein 183
47 Thor 183
49 Arvid 176
49 Oddvar 176
51 Roger 165
52 Ove 161
52 Erling 161
54 Sverre 157
55 Jens 156
55 Torbjørn 156
57 Roy 153
58 Stig 150
59 Øivind 146
59 Anders 146
59 Asbjørn 146
62 Ragnar 143
63 Paul 139
64 Åge 138
65 Jostein 136
66 Inge 135
67 Bjarne 134
68 Arve 128
69 Ola 127
70 Petter 125
70 Jarle 125
72 Kurt 122
72 Johnny 122
74 Johan 114
75 Arnfinn 113
76 Kai 111
77 David 109
78 Roald 107
78 Jørn 107
80 Sven 105
80 Robert 105
82 Bernt 103
83 Peter 101
84 Pål 96
84 Eivind 96
86 Trygve 94
86 Arnt 94
88 Atle 93
89 Frode 92
89 Willy 92
91 Ulf 88
92 Sigmund 86
93 Martin 83
94 Magnar 82
95 Henning 81
96 Håkon 77
96 Dagfinn 77
98 Birger 76
99 Bent 70
99 Harry 70
Girls
Rank Name Num
1 Anne 1,717
2 Inger 941
3 Kari 795
4 Marit 765
5 Liv 755
6 Bente 584
7 Eva 559
8 Berit 546
9 Randi 536
10 Wenche 509
11 Bjørg 470
12 Tove 466
13 Karin 417
14 Aud 397
15 Gerd 384
16 Unni 382
17 Astrid 364
18 Turid 334
18 Grete 334
20 Else 328
21 Reidun 327
22 Ellen 322
23 Gunn 317
24 Kirsten 315
25 Solveig 311
26 Åse 302
27 Ingrid 299
28 Elin 291
29 Britt 290
30 Grethe 288
31 Jorunn 286
32 Sissel 285
33 Torill 281
34 Vigdis 273
35 Elisabeth 265
36 Ragnhild 255
37 Tone 249
38 May 248
39 Laila 239
40 Eli 233
41 Ann 227
42 Marianne 222
43 Bodil 216
44 Brit 214
45 Lisbeth 211
46 Irene 203
47 Gro 184
48 Ruth 177
48 Kristin 177
50 Toril 165
50 Torunn 165
50 Mette 165
53 Lillian 164
53 Rita 164
55 Ingunn 163
56 Rigmor 149
57 Kirsti 148
58 Synnøve 135
59 Hanne 127
60 Anna 125
61 Mona 124
62 Sidsel 121
63 Hilde 120
64 Karen 117
65 Solfrid 116
66 Torhild 115
67 Kjersti 108
68 Torild 105
69 Lise 102
70 Sonja 101
70 Marie 101
72 Nina 100
73 Anita 99
74 Sølvi 98
75 Evy 97
75 Helga 97
77 Maria 95
78 Mary 87
78 Jorun 87
80 Birgit 86
81 Anne-Lise 85
82 Sigrun 82
83 Signe 81
84 Linda 80
84 Gunvor 80
86 Sigrid 77
87 Olaug 71
88 Aase 69
89 Heidi 66
90 Margaret 64
90 Vera 64
90 Oddny 64
90 Ellinor 64
94 Ingebjørg 63
94 Edel 63
96 Aslaug 62
97 Gunhild 60
97 Helen 60
99 Siri 59
99 Trine 59
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