Most Popular Names

Here are the 100 most popular baby names in Norway of 1979 for girls and boys. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Most Popular Names For Births In the Norway 1979:

Boys
Rank Name Num
1 Thomas 744
2 Lars 634
3 Jan 572
4 Anders 536
5 Stian 476
6 Bjørn 452
7 Morten 443
8 Ole 436
9 Per 422
10 Christian 399
11 Espen 388
12 Kenneth 379
13 Erik 364
14 Martin 360
15 Rune 352
15 Øyvind 352
17 Andreas 351
18 Kristian 336
19 Kjetil 328
19 Hans 328
21 Trond 322
22 Daniel 311
23 Kim 305
24 Geir 302
25 Marius 277
26 Tom 273
27 Tor 269
28 Robert 268
29 Tommy 260
30 John 257
31 Frode 252
32 Fredrik 242
33 Jon 240
34 Marcin 227
35 Øystein 223
36 Eirik 221
37 Knut 217
38 Magnus 214
39 Stig 209
40 Terje 200
41 Svein 199
42 Ronny 194
43 Roger 192
44 Håvard 191
45 Andre 187
46 Tore 186
47 Tomasz 182
47 Piotr 182
49 Kjell 181
50 Jørgen 180
51 Pål 178
52 Nils 176
53 Pawel 172
54 Vidar 170
55 David 159
56 Frank 158
57 Vegard 156
58 Henrik 153
59 Petter 150
59 Alexander 150
61 Krzysztof 148
62 Eivind 146
63 Karl 140
64 Henning 135
65 Odd 133
66 Roy 132
67 Erlend 131
67 Carl 131
69 Tomas 130
69 Johan 130
71 Håkon 129
71 Arne 129
73 Kent 122
74 Glenn 119
75 Peter 118
76 Leif 117
77 Stein 116
78 Raymond 115
78 Richard 115
80 Michael 112
81 Harald 111
81 Arild 111
83 Mariusz 109
83 Grzegorz 109
85 Torbjørn 106
85 Jens 106
87 Jørn 104
87 Kai 104
87 Helge 104
90 Stefan 99
91 Ørjan 98
91 Jonas 98
93 Jarle 96
94 Michal 95
95 Einar 92
96 Bjørnar 91
96 Rafal 91
98 Lasse 90
99 Steinar 89
100 Bård 88
Girls
Rank Name Num
1 Linda 641
2 Anne 636
3 Camilla 577
4 Maria 487
5 Lene 435
6 Marianne 434
7 Hilde 419
8 Elisabeth 412
9 Anna 393
10 Kristin 391
11 Monica 388
12 Silje 371
13 Heidi 370
14 Nina 356
15 Hege 349
16 Hanne 334
17 Anita 295
18 Elin 294
19 Anette 287
20 Tone 285
21 Cecilie 282
22 Ann 255
22 Kristine 255
24 Ingrid 251
25 Linn 240
26 Therese 233
27 Marit 229
28 Mona 224
29 Stine 221
30 Trine 216
31 Cathrine 205
32 Line 201
33 Eva 198
34 Renate 195
35 Siri 192
36 Ida 191
37 Kjersti 188
38 Inger 183
38 Lise 183
38 Janne 183
38 Marte 183
42 Veronica 168
43 Mari 166
44 Kari 165
45 Siv 164
46 Tonje 163
47 Bente 157
48 Beate 156
48 Katrine 156
50 Christine 153
50 Marie 153
52 Ellen 152
52 Ragnhild 152
54 Mette 149
55 Monika 144
56 Jeanette 140
57 Marita 139
58 Helene 137
59 Laila 130
59 Anja 130
61 Lena 128
61 Irene 128
63 Christina 126
64 Ingunn 125
65 Trude 123
66 Vibeke 122
67 Merete 121
68 Gro 120
69 Randi 119
70 Ingvild 118
71 Liv 117
72 Solveig 115
72 Lisa 115
74 Kristina 114
75 Charlotte 112
76 Astrid 111
77 Agnieszka 110
78 May 106
79 Rita 105
79 Karin 105
81 Tina 104
82 Kathrine 100
83 Wenche 99
84 Karina 98
84 Sara 98
86 Aina 97
87 Tove 96
88 Sandra 95
89 Gunn 92
89 Annette 92
91 Marthe 90
92 Karen 87
93 Sissel 84
93 Carina 84
95 Jenny 83
95 Guro 83
97 Malin 80
98 Jannicke 79
98 Lina 79
98 Kine 79
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