Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in Norway of 1957 for girls and boys. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Most Popular Names For Births In the Norway 1957:

Boys
Rank Name Num
1 Jan 1,550
2 Per 1,098
3 Bjørn 966
4 Kjell 907
5 Geir 779
6 Svein 735
7 Terje 665
8 Knut 649
9 Rune 552
10 Arne 535
11 Ole 510
12 John 502
13 Tor 492
14 Odd 484
15 Tom 473
15 Hans 473
17 Morten 458
18 Trond 448
19 Lars 419
20 Tore 416
21 Rolf 389
22 Stein 360
23 Gunnar 355
24 Helge 344
25 Steinar 325
26 Erik 321
27 Harald 310
28 Jon 306
28 Leif 306
30 Arild 305
31 Dag 304
32 Nils 286
33 Olav 281
34 Egil 253
35 Frank 247
36 Einar 245
36 Vidar 245
38 Øyvind 238
38 Roger 238
40 Roy 234
41 Ove 215
42 Roar 209
43 Ivar 205
44 Alf 190
45 Øystein 189
46 Magne 185
47 Kåre 175
48 Thor 171
49 Finn 170
50 Anders 163
51 Frode 162
52 Stig 157
53 Pål 156
54 Karl 154
55 Petter 148
56 Reidar 143
57 Johnny 142
57 Arve 142
59 Ola 135
60 Asbjørn 132
61 Jørn 131
62 Jostein 130
63 Kurt 129
63 Åge 129
65 Inge 128
66 Arvid 126
67 Håkon 123
68 Jens 120
68 Atle 120
68 Erling 120
71 Torbjørn 119
71 Robert 119
73 Øivind 118
73 Bjarne 118
75 Sverre 117
76 Sven 116
77 Peter 115
78 Paul 111
79 Oddvar 109
80 Runar 108
81 Ragnar 102
82 Kai 101
82 Jarle 101
84 Johan 99
85 Eivind 98
86 Roald 90
86 Henning 90
88 Arnfinn 89
89 Ketil 87
89 Tommy 87
91 Espen 86
91 Kjetil 86
93 Trygve 83
94 Willy 82
94 David 82
94 Michael 82
97 Sigurd 80
98 Arnt 79
98 Ståle 79
100 Bernt 78
Girls
Rank Name Num
1 Anne 1,871
2 Inger 807
3 Bente 785
4 Marit 683
5 Kari 682
6 Tove 611
7 Liv 577
8 Wenche 551
9 Eva 509
10 Berit 480
11 Randi 424
12 Sissel 399
13 Grethe 383
14 Tone 367
15 Anita 362
16 Mona 350
17 Gunn 344
18 Hilde 342
19 Astrid 340
20 Unni 334
21 Gro 324
22 Aud 322
23 Marianne 320
24 Karin 317
25 Grete 315
25 Ellen 315
27 Bjørg 312
28 Torill 306
29 Elin 301
30 Ann 300
30 Elisabeth 300
32 Turid 293
33 Åse 279
34 May 276
35 Eli 266
36 Vigdis 261
37 Solveig 260
38 Jorunn 259
39 Heidi 248
40 Else 245
41 Gerd 242
42 Nina 241
43 Ingrid 240
44 Britt 234
45 Hanne 232
46 Mette 225
47 Laila 224
47 Kristin 224
49 Kirsten 217
50 Ragnhild 215
51 Reidun 212
52 Rita 211
53 Lisbeth 204
54 Bodil 186
55 Toril 185
56 Brit 180
57 Irene 175
58 Ingunn 168
59 Lillian 159
60 Synnøve 146
61 Kjersti 144
62 Sølvi 137
63 Torunn 133
64 Linda 128
65 Maria 127
66 Lise 124
67 Ruth 122
68 Torhild 121
69 Trine 116
70 Kirsti 112
71 Karen 110
72 Anna 107
73 Solfrid 106
74 Siri 99
75 Torild 96
76 Janne 90
77 Mary 89
77 Jorun 89
79 Sonja 88
80 Rigmor 87
81 Jane 84
82 Birgit 82
83 Lill 79
84 Siv 78
85 Marie 76
85 Evy 76
87 Helga 75
88 Signe 74
89 Anne-Lise 71
90 Hege 70
91 Sidsel 69
91 Mariann 69
91 Ingeborg 69
94 Aase 66
95 Åshild 64
95 Helen 64
97 Sigrid 63
98 Ingebjørg 60
99 Gunhild 58
100 Guri 56
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