Most Popular Baby Names For Girls In Europe

Choosing a name for a baby girl is not easy. You need to consider whether the name will suit her when she is a cute baby, and once she has grown into a woman. Here is a girl’s name list of the most popular baby names given to baby daughters in Europe.

Each country releases its most popular name statistics at different time intervals. The baby girls’ names listed here all come from official statistic lists, but the list ranges from 2016 to 2020, depending on the country.

Choosing a Popular Girls’ Name

If you are looking to give your baby a popular girls’ name ‚Äì or to avoid commonly used girls’ names in Europe ‚Äì this girls name list will give you the top names in Italy, France, Germany, Belgium, England, Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Denmark.

For more popular name lists from other countries, see the online list of International Statistical Agencies and International Organizations.

From the lists, you will see that the most common names for girls across Europe are currently Emma, Emily, Sophie/Sofie, or the slightly longer Sophia/Sofia and Chloe.

Top baby girl names in England and Wales

The most popular English baby girl names are:

1. Olivia

2. Ruby

3. Emily

4. Grace

5. Jessica

6. Chloe

7. Sophie

8. Lily

9. Amelia

10. Evie

11. Mia

12. Ella

13. Charlotte

14. Lucy

15. Megan

16. Ellie

17. Isabelle

18. Isabella

19. Hannah

20. Katie

Top baby girl names in Belgium

The most popular Belgian baby girl names are:

1. Emma

2. Louise

3. Sarah

4. Marie

5. Julie

6. Clara

7. Manon

8. Charlotte

9. Elise

10. Laura

11. Léa

12. Lotte

13. Lore

14. Lisa

15. Camille

16. Luna

17. Amber

18. Eva

19. Chloe

20. Lina

Top baby girl names in The Netherlands

The most popular Dutch baby girl names are:

1. Emma

2. Sophie

3. Julia

4. Lieke

5. Lotte

6. Sanne

7. Lisa

8. Eva

9. Anna

10. Noa

11. Tess

12. Fleur

13. Anne

14. Sara

15. Isa

16. Jasmijn

17. Femke

18. Roos

19. Lynn

20. Maud

Top baby girl names in Sweden

The most popular Swedish baby girl names are:

1. Alice

2. Maja

3. Ella

4. Emma

5. Elsa

6. Alva

7. Julia

8. Linnea

9. Wilma

10. Ebba

Top baby girl names in Denmark

The most popular Danish baby girl names are:

1. Mathilde

2. Emma

3. Laura

4. Freja

5. Sofie

6. Anna

7. Caroline

8. Ida

9. Sarah

10. Maja

11. Lærke

12. Emilie

13. Clara

14. Julie

15. Victoria

16. Isabella

17. Amalie

18. Josefine

19. Cecilie

20. Marie

Top baby girl names in France

The most popular French baby girl names are:

1. Emma

2. Clara

3. Inès

4. Jade

5. Lola

6. Lilou

7. Lena

8. Eva

9. Romane

10. Lou

Top baby girl names in Italy

The most popular Italian baby girl names are:

1. Giulia

2. Alessia

3. Alice

4. Chiara

5. Gaia

6. Ginevra

7. Emma

8. Ilaria

9. Viola

10. Ludovica

Top baby girl names in Spain

The most popular Spanish baby girl names are:

1. Lucia

2. Maria

3. Paula

4. Laura

5. Claudia

6. Irene

7. Marta

8. Alba

9. Sara

10. Carla

11. Andrea

12. Nerea

13. Julia

14. Natalia

15. Elena

16. Ana

17. Sofia

18. Carmen

19. Daniela

20. Marina

Top baby girl names in Germany

The most popular German baby girl names are:

1. Marie

2. Sophie/Sofie

3. Maria

4. Anna

5. Emma

6. Mia

7. Sophia/Sofia

8. Leonie

9. Lena

10. Johanna

Top baby girl names in Switzerland

The most popular Swiss baby girl names are (by language):

German-Swiss Names

1. Lara

2. Lena

3. Sara

4. Leonie

5. Laura

Italian Swiss Names

1. Giulia

2. Martina

3. Alice

4. Emma

5. Elisa

French-Swiss Names

1. Emma

2. Chloé

3. Eva

4. Clara

5. Léa

Choose a Fitting Second Name

Whatever you decide to call your little girl, don’t forget to choose a fitting second name! A second or subsequent name for a girl should sound good when said aloud with the first name. Very often, parents give children second names that have a significant meaning, for example naming the child after someone or choosing a name with qualities that their child will have ‚Äì like Joy or Hope.

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