Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in Norway of 1955 for girls and boys. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Most Popular Names For Births In the Norway 1955:

Boys
Rank Name Num
1 Jan 1,474
2 Per 1,137
3 Bjørn 1,021
4 Kjell 850
5 Svein 803
6 Terje 683
7 Geir 663
8 Knut 640
9 Arne 638
10 Tor 553
11 John 548
12 Odd 543
13 Ole 506
14 Hans 485
15 Trond 444
16 Rune 434
17 Lars 418
18 Stein 415
19 Rolf 397
20 Helge 388
21 Tore 386
22 Tom 385
23 Steinar 366
24 Gunnar 352
25 Leif 348
26 Harald 342
27 Erik 331
28 Arild 315
28 Morten 315
30 Dag 300
31 Olav 274
32 Jon 270
33 Nils 268
34 Egil 263
35 Magne 253
36 Vidar 252
37 Einar 251
38 Roar 243
39 Frank 233
40 Øyvind 221
40 Roy 221
42 Ivar 219
43 Kåre 216
44 Alf 206
44 Roger 206
46 Øystein 205
47 Finn 185
48 Reidar 183
49 Stig 179
49 Karl 179
51 Arvid 178
52 Thor 169
53 Ove 167
54 Johnny 160
55 Jens 159
56 Torbjørn 156
57 Erling 151
58 Åge 150
59 Asbjørn 147
60 Ola 144
61 Frode 142
62 Arve 141
62 Sverre 141
64 Inge 135
65 Anders 134
66 Oddvar 131
67 Pål 128
67 Kurt 128
69 Håkon 125
70 Bjarne 124
70 Jørn 124
72 Paul 123
72 Petter 123
74 Peter 120
75 Jarle 116
76 Øivind 113
77 Johan 111
77 Arnfinn 111
79 Robert 106
80 Atle 105
81 Eivind 104
82 Jostein 103
83 Kai 99
84 Sven 98
85 Ragnar 97
86 Henning 92
86 Kjetil 92
88 Ulf 91
89 Roald 90
90 Arnt 88
91 David 86
92 Michael 85
93 Trygve 82
94 Bernt 80
94 Magnar 80
94 Dagfinn 80
97 Torgeir 77
97 Thomas 77
99 Willy 76
100 Sigurd 73
Girls
Rank Name Num
1 Anne 1,801
2 Inger 851
3 Bente 843
4 Marit 693
5 Kari 687
6 Liv 651
7 Wenche 547
8 Berit 533
9 Tove 532
10 Eva 522
11 Randi 500
12 Bjørg 403
13 Unni 391
14 Aud 383
15 Ellen 375
16 Astrid 350
16 Gunn 350
18 Turid 339
19 Gerd 326
20 Karin 325
21 Åse 318
22 Elin 317
23 Sissel 306
24 Ann 302
25 Vigdis 296
26 Elisabeth 295
27 May 293
28 Grethe 291
29 Tone 290
30 Grete 285
31 Reidun 283
31 Britt 283
33 Kirsten 282
34 Solveig 280
35 Ingrid 272
36 Eli 271
37 Jorunn 263
38 Else 254
39 Mona 253
40 Torill 251
41 Ragnhild 237
42 Laila 231
43 Marianne 230
44 Lisbeth 224
45 Mette 223
45 Irene 223
47 Brit 222
48 Hilde 221
49 Gro 220
50 Rita 209
51 Anita 197
52 Heidi 184
53 Kristin 179
54 Nina 175
55 Bodil 170
56 Ingunn 169
57 Lillian 150
58 Toril 146
59 Hanne 140
60 Ruth 131
61 Rigmor 127
62 Kirsti 124
63 Torunn 118
63 Anna 118
65 Synnøve 117
65 Sølvi 117
67 Kjersti 112
68 Karen 109
68 Maria 109
70 Solfrid 107
71 Lise 104
72 Torhild 102
73 Evy 91
74 Sidsel 90
74 Sonja 90
76 Signe 89
77 Jorun 86
78 Linda 84
78 Mary 84
80 Siri 83
81 Torild 82
81 Sigrun 82
83 Janne 81
84 Helga 80
85 Birgit 78
86 Sigrid 75
87 Anne-Lise 73
87 Marie 73
89 Olaug 69
90 Siv 68
91 Gunvor 66
92 Åshild 64
93 Jane 63
94 Vera 62
95 Helen 61
95 Aase 61
97 Merete 59
97 Lill 59
99 Trine 57
99 Guri 57
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