Adolf, Alexa, Greta: These are the names Germans don’t want to give their kids
Germany

Adolf, Alexa, Greta: These are the names Germans don’t want to give their kids

History, technology and current political trends all seem to have an influence when German parents decide on names for their children, a new survey shows.

These are the unusual names parents in Germany are giving their newborns
Germany

These are the unusual names parents in Germany are giving their newborns

Nora and Jakob: What do Norway’s favourite baby names say about the country?
Norway

Nora and Jakob: What do Norway’s favourite baby names say about the country?

These are Germany’s most popular baby names for 2020
Germany

These are Germany’s most popular baby names for 2020

Curious things that happen when you have a German name but aren’t German
Germany

Curious things that happen when you have a German name but aren’t German

The top 10 Norwegian baby names for boys and girls
Norway

The top 10 Norwegian baby names for boys and girls

Revealed: The most (and least) popular baby names in every Italian region
Italy

Revealed: The most (and least) popular baby names in every Italian region

The ‘satanic’ name you can’t call your baby in Sweden
Sweden

The ‘satanic’ name you can’t call your baby in Sweden

Readers reveal: These are the best bilingual baby names in Spain
Spain

Readers reveal: These are the best bilingual baby names in Spain

These Norwegian names could be given to a planet far, far away
Norway

These Norwegian names could be given to a planet far, far away

Not a Heidi in sight: The most popular Swiss baby names in 2018
Switzerland

Not a Heidi in sight: The most popular Swiss baby names in 2018

These are Denmark’s most popular baby names
Denmark

These are Denmark’s most popular baby names

These are Germany’s most popular baby names
Germany

These are Germany’s most popular baby names

French name police to ban parents from naming baby after France’s World Cup heroes
France

French name police to ban parents from naming baby after France’s World Cup heroes

Swedish parents told to scrap son’s name Skrot
Sweden

Swedish parents told to scrap son’s name Skrot

Strict Swedish laws over baby names hit international parents
Sweden

Strict Swedish laws over baby names hit international parents

These are France’s most popular baby names in 2018
France

These are France’s most popular baby names in 2018

What it’s like to share a name with the world’s most notorious dictator
Germany

What it’s like to share a name with the world’s most notorious dictator

The very strangest surnames in the German telephone book
Germany

The very strangest surnames in the German telephone book

Members’ quiz: How much do you know about Swedish names?
Sweden

Members’ quiz: How much do you know about Swedish names?

From strict to starry: discovering the original meaning of my German name
Germany

From strict to starry: discovering the original meaning of my German name

These are Germany’s most popular baby names of 2017
Germany

These are Germany’s most popular baby names of 2017

Maryam now Sweden’s fastest growing name
Sweden

Maryam now Sweden’s fastest growing name

These are Norway’s most popular kids’ names
Norway

These are Norway’s most popular kids’ names

‘Ben’ and ‘Emma’ most popular baby names in 2017
Germany

‘Ben’ and ‘Emma’ most popular baby names in 2017

French parents reported to name police for calling their baby Jihad
France

French parents reported to name police for calling their baby Jihad

And the current most popular names for babies in France are?
France

And the current most popular names for babies in France are?

German job centres discriminate against people with foreign-sounding names: study
Germany

German job centres discriminate against people with foreign-sounding names: study

We need to talk about Kévin: Why France fell in (and out of) love with a name
France

We need to talk about Kévin: Why France fell in (and out of) love with a name

These are the most popular Italian baby names
Italy

These are the most popular Italian baby names

New rule lets foreigners take common Swedish names
Sweden

New rule lets foreigners take common Swedish names

Mia and Noah are top Swiss baby names – again
Switzerland

Mia and Noah are top Swiss baby names – again

Why it may become easier in France to be called ‘Nutella’
France

Why it may become easier in France to be called ‘Nutella’

Sophie and Max: German classics top baby name list
Germany

Sophie and Max: German classics top baby name list

Fourteen Italian towns whose names will make Anglophones do a double take
Italy

Fourteen Italian towns whose names will make Anglophones do a double take

Mr. and Ms. Jensen no longer rule over Denmark
Denmark

Mr. and Ms. Jensen no longer rule over Denmark

Germans turn to Star Wars for baby names
Germany

Germans turn to Star Wars for baby names

Can you guess Sweden’s ‘sexiest’ names in 2015?
Sweden

Can you guess Sweden’s ‘sexiest’ names in 2015?

‘Prince William’ baby name blocked in France
France

‘Prince William’ baby name blocked in France

Mia and Noah top Swiss list for names of newborn
Switzerland

Mia and Noah top Swiss list for names of newborn

Baby ‘Goku’ is first in Spain named after anime
Spain

Baby ‘Goku’ is first in Spain named after anime

Denmark’s top baby names revealed
Denmark

Denmark’s top baby names revealed

Germans stay traditional with 2014 baby names
Germany

Germans stay traditional with 2014 baby names

The French baby names the law wouldn’t allow
France

The French baby names the law wouldn’t allow

Pope Francis names 20 new cardinals
Italy

Pope Francis names 20 new cardinals

Top ten: Italy’s weirdest place names
Italy

Top ten: Italy’s weirdest place names

It’s official: Lady Di and Superman live in Spain
Spain

It’s official: Lady Di and Superman live in Spain

France’s top ten X-rated place names in English
France

France’s top ten X-rated place names in English

Name-change laws could come at a cost
Sweden

Name-change laws could come at a cost

Anna and Lars most common Swedish names
Sweden

Anna and Lars most common Swedish names

Bern tells parents: Jessico not a boy’s name
Switzerland

Bern tells parents: Jessico not a boy’s name

Sweden’s most popular baby names revealed
Sweden

Sweden’s most popular baby names revealed

Ben and Mia – Germany’s top baby names
Germany

Ben and Mia – Germany’s top baby names

‘Mia’ and ‘Ben’ top baby names in 2012
Germany

‘Mia’ and ‘Ben’ top baby names in 2012

Foreigners can’t change name ‘just to integrate’
Germany

Foreigners can’t change name ‘just to integrate’

No-name job letters ‘help women and migrants’
Germany

No-name job letters ‘help women and migrants’

Kevins and Mandys ‘have no luck in online love’
Germany

Kevins and Mandys ‘have no luck in online love’

Leon and Mia most popular baby names in 2010
Germany

Leon and Mia most popular baby names in 2010

‘Marie’ and ‘Maximilian’ top Germany’s 2009 baby name list
Germany

‘Marie’ and ‘Maximilian’ top Germany’s 2009 baby name list

Heidi Klum to take Seal’s surname
Germany

Heidi Klum to take Seal’s surname

Court upholds triple surname ban
Germany

Court upholds triple surname ban

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Sweden

X is no name for a baby boy

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Sweden

Lukas and Emma most popular Swedish names

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Sweden

New Swedish names go back to nature

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Sweden

‘My name means penis’

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Sweden

Swedish nobility claims ownership of 260-year-old name

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Sweden

Couple ‘will divorce’ if son can’t take mother’s name

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Sweden

Forbidden names: identity and the law

Elvis no name for a girl
Sweden

Elvis no name for a girl

Sweden eases name restrictions
Sweden

Sweden eases name restrictions

Parents in Sweden face fines for ‘nameless’ children
Sweden

Parents in Sweden face fines for ‘nameless’ children

Finding your roots in Sweden
Sweden

Finding your roots in Sweden

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Sweden

Tax agency says no to Hallå

Tax agency rejects ‘Dark Knight’ name change
Sweden

Tax agency rejects ‘Dark Knight’ name change

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Sweden

Swedish cross-dresser wins final battle to be named Madeleine

Swedish parents emerge victorious in bid to name son ‘Q’
Sweden

Swedish parents emerge victorious in bid to name son ‘Q’

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Sweden

No appreciation for Token as kid’s name: Swedish tax agency

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Sweden

Parents refused right to name son Allah

Alice and Lucas top Swedish name list
Sweden

Alice and Lucas top Swedish name list

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Sweden

EU slams Sweden over Spanish name refusal

Most popular Swedish baby names unveiled
Sweden

Most popular Swedish baby names unveiled

Tax agency rejects ‘His Majesty’ name change request
Sweden

Tax agency rejects ‘His Majesty’ name change request

Swedish study links names to criminality
Sweden

Swedish study links names to criminality

Alice and William top Swedish baby names list
Sweden

Alice and William top Swedish baby names list

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Sweden

Swede denied right to call himself ‘black work’

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Sweden

Watch out Johansson, Andersson’s on the rise

Swedes use WiFi names to vent neighbourly rage
Sweden

Swedes use WiFi names to vent neighbourly rage

William and Alice defend baby name top rank
Sweden

William and Alice defend baby name top rank

The ten oddest names in Sweden revealed
Sweden

The ten oddest names in Sweden revealed

Johansson out as most common Swedish name
Sweden

Johansson out as most common Swedish name

Swedes to get more name-changing freedoms
Sweden

Swedes to get more name-changing freedoms

Mia, Noah, Emma and Gabriel top name chart
Switzerland

Mia, Noah, Emma and Gabriel top name chart

Nathan and Emma: France’s most popular baby names
France

Nathan and Emma: France’s most popular baby names

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France

Parents ‘can name baby after TV vampire’: court

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Norway

Researcher bemoans dearth of new names