First names for boys and girls

Newborn children: Olivia & Arthur

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Newborn children: Olivia & Arthur

Olivia is the most popular first name for newborn girls born in 2020. 548 babies were named Olivia, i.e. 103 fewer than the previous year and barely 19 more than the 529 babies who were given Emma as their first name. Emma was the most popular first name for girls since 2003 and could be again if this trend continues. Mila completes the podium for the second year in a row.

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The top 10 female first names in 2020:

Belgium #
1 Olivia 548
2 Emma 529
3 Mila 489
4 Louise 432
5 Lina 411
6 Alice 361
7 Sofia 359
8 Mia 353
9 Anna 350
10 Juliette 332

Among the greatest improvements in the top 100, there is Alba given 87 times, i.e. an increase of 142%, Capucine (85, +55%) and Lea (with no accent) (107, +45%).

Arthur is the most popular first name for the boys born in Belgium in 2020 : 587 children were given this first name. It has been in fashion for a few years now and for the third time tops the top 10, which lists the same first names as the previous year, in a different order.

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The top 10 male first names in 2020:

Belgium #
1 Arthur 587
2 Noah 564
3 Jules 543
4 Louis 499
5 Lucas 467
6 Liam 467
7 Adam 443
8 Victor 412
9 Gabriel 384
10 Mohamed 345

Among the greatest improvements in the top 100, there is Otis given 210 times, i.e. an increase of 68%, Oliver (158, +34%) and Charles (123, +31%).

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First names girls and boys born in Belgium (2017-2020)

Girls born in 2020 Girls born in 2018 Girls born in 2017 Boys born in 2020 Boys born in 2018 Boys born in 2017
1 Olivia 548 1 Emma 608 1 Emma 634 1 Arthur 587 1 Arthur 565 1 Liam 570
2 Emma 529 2 Olivia 554 2 Olivia 613 2 Noah 564 2 Noah 553 2 Adam 559
3 Mila 489 3 Louise 545 3 Louise 595 3 Jules 543 3 Adam 548 3 Arthur 546
4 Louise 432 4 Mila 536 4 Mila 522 4 Louis 499 4 Louis 547 4 Noah 545
5 Lina 411 5 Alice 422 5 Alice 423 5 Liam 467 5 Liam 539 5 Louis 536
6 Alice 361 6 Juliette 373 6 Elise 386 5 Lucas 467 6 Lucas 519 6 Lucas 497
7 Sofia 359 7 Elena 369 7 Lina 375 7 Adam 443 7 Jules 509 7 Jules 462
8 Mia 353 7 Marie 369 8 Juliette 364 8 Victor 412 8 Victor 476 8 Gabriel 427
9 Anna 350 9 Sofia 368 8 Sofia 364 9 Gabriel 384 9 Gabriel 429 9 Victor 422
10 Juliette 332 10 Lina 362 10 Lucie 350 10 Mohamed 345 10 Mohamed 420 10 Mohamed 392
11 Elena 327 11 Camille 355 11 Elena 349 11 Finn 297 11 Nathan 343 11 Nathan 358
12 Camille 307 12 Ella 353 12 Camille 348 12 Oscar 282 12 Leon 296 12 Mathis 354
13 Marie 289 13 Anna 345 13 Ella 326 13 Mathis 273 13 Mathis 293 13 Hugo 300
14 Ella 286 14 Elise 327 14 Mia 309 14 Leon 267 14 Eden 292 14 Finn 293
15 Eva 281 15 Lucie 323 15 Anna 307 15 Yanis 258 15 Hugo 289 15 Leon 278
15 Julia 281 16 Chloé 316 16 Marie 299 16 Hugo 249 16 Matteo 283 16 Matteo 277
15 Lucie 281 17 Mia 310 17 Jade 297 17 Nathan 248 17 Oscar 282 17 Rayan 275
18 Nora 266 18 Amélie 298 18 Léa 294 18 Léon 245 18 Finn 270 18 Théo 274
19 Léa 254 19 Léa 283 19 Chloé 281 19 Amir 234 19 Raphaël 267 19 Lars 273
20 Jade 251 20 Nora 273 20 Charlotte 273 20 Matteo 232 20 Rayan 255 20 Oscar 269
21 Chloé 249 21 Nina 271 21 Nora 267 21 Lewis 231 21 Lewis 250 21 Eden 264
22 Noor 248 22 Eva 266 22 Amélie 265 22 Eden 217 22 Amir 232 22 Lewis 256
23 Elise 245 23 Charlotte 264 22 Eva 265 23 Elias 210 23 Elias 222 23 Elias 255
24 Amélie 233 24 Victoria 258 24 Nina 262 23 Otis 210 24 Léon 220 24 Raphaël 250
25 Nina 229 25 Noor 251 25 Noor 261 25 Raphaël 208 25 David 218 25 Yanis 230
26 Victoria 222 26 Julia 249 26 Victoria 260 25 Théo 208 26 Lars 215 26 Ethan 226
27 Lou 208 27 Jade 239 27 Manon 250 27 Rayan 206 27 Vic 213 27 Aaron 218
28 Zoé 207 27 Lena 239 28 Lena 242 28 Lou 203 28 Luca 210 27 Alexander 218
29 Giulia 206 29 Giulia 227 29 Giulia 239 29 Vic 197 29 Vince 208 29 Samuel 209
30 Ellie 205 30 Manon 226 30 Julia 227 30 Léo 193 29 Yanis 208 30 Jack 208
31 Lena 201 31 Lily 211 31 Zoé 221 31 Jack 192 31 Théo 200 31 Vic 206
32 Inaya 198 32 Zoé 210 32 Sarah 220 32 Alexander 183 32 Ethan 199 32 Stan 204
32 Liv 198 33 Sara 204 33 Lily 214 32 Robin 183 33 Aaron 198 33 Amir 203
34 Luna 196 34 Liv 201 34 Julie 212 34 Maurice 182 34 Jack 190 34 David 202
35 Lily 194 35 Lou 198 35 Sara 211 35 Aaron 181 35 Alexander 186 34 Vince 202
36 Manon 185 36 Julie 190 36 Aya 195 35 Luca 181 35 Tom 186 36 Léon 196
37 Julie 183 37 Luna 189 37 Laura 179 37 Marcel 180 37 Maxime 182 37 Luca 194
38 Alix 182 38 Inaya 176 38 Liv 177 38 Vince 179 38 Thomas 181 38 Sacha 193
38 Charlotte 182 39 Sarah 175 39 Inaya 175 39 Ethan 170 39 Samuel 180 38 Youssef 193
40 Jeanne 179 40 Nour 172 39 Luna 175 40 Viktor 168 40 William 174 40 Nolan 189
40 Sara 179 41 Renée 167 41 Lou 172 40 William 168 41 Emiel 171 40 Tom 189
42 Rose 172 42 Rose 164 42 Jeanne 168 42 Milo 166 41 Sacha 171 42 Simon 177
43 Billie 165 43 Amira 161 43 Clara 166 43 Sacha 161 43 Marcel 170 42 Wout 177
44 Nour 161 43 Ellie 161 44 Amira 165 44 Felix 160 44 Robin 167 44 Maxime 172
45 Lotte 158 45 Clara 157 45 Renée 159 44 Samuel 160 45 Milan 166 45 Mats 170
46 Amira 155 46 Lotte 149 46 Ellie 158 46 Achille 158 45 Milo 166 46 Thomas 168
47 Renée 154 47 Laura 148 47 Nour 157 46 Oliver 158 45 Youssef 166 47 Ali 165
48 Clara 149 48 Aya 146 48 Lotte 155 48 Henri 156 48 Felix 165 47 William 165
49 Sarah 142 48 Mona 146 49 Rose 151 48 Lars 156 49 Emile 162 49 Robin 164
50 Sophia 135 50 Alix 137 50 Lola 149 50 Tiago 154 50 Diego 161 50 Kobe 163
51 Inès 133 51 Sophia 135 50 Margaux 149 51 Emiel 152 50 Maurice 161 51 Imran 162
51 Mona 133 51 Yasmine 135 52 Elisa 148 51 Tom 152 52 Lou 159 51 Milan 162
53 Axelle 132 53 Lara 134 52 Helena 148 53 Basile 150 52 Stan 159 53 Marcel 160
54 Charlie 131 53 Lisa 134 54 Lisa 144 54 Gaspard 149 54 Alexandre 157 54 Antoine 159
54 Lara 131 53 Maria 134 54 Sophia 144 55 Clément 147 54 Gust 157 55 Emiel 158
56 Aya 129 56 Amelie 133 54 Yasmine 144 55 David 147 56 Simon 156 56 Enzo 152
56 Rosalie 129 56 Elisa 133 57 Fien 142 57 Ali 142 57 Baptiste 154 57 Maurice 151
58 Helena 127 58 Jeanne 131 58 Inès 140 57 Emile 142 58 Léo 152 58 Ibrahim 149
58 Livia 127 59 Anaïs 130 59 Alix 137 57 Enzo 142 59 Ibrahim 151 58 Milo 149
60 Elisa 126 59 Margaux 130 60 Lore 134 60 Mats 141 60 Clément 146 60 Alex 148
60 Margaux 126 61 Rosalie 128 61 Anaïs 133 61 Owen 139 60 Imran 146 60 Viktor 148
62 Emilia 123 62 Billie 127 62 Mona 132 62 Imran 138 60 Lowie 146 62 Jayden 147
62 Stella 123 62 Helena 127 63 Fleur 126 62 Isaac 138 63 Basile 142 63 Felix 146
64 Maria 118 64 Amina 126 64 Axelle 125 64 Ibrahim 137 63 Ilyas 142 63 Lou 146
65 Rosie 117 65 Amber 124 65 Lilou 122 65 Charlie 136 65 Mats 141 63 Timéo 146
66 Lola 116 66 Emilia 122 66 Maria 121 66 Martin 134 65 Mohammed 141 66 Alexandre 145
67 Iris 115 66 Inès 122 67 Billie 120 67 Diego 133 65 Viktor 141 66 Sam 145
67 Laura 115 68 Fien 118 67 Lara 120 67 Lowie 133 68 Lukas 140 68 Mohammed 143
67 Yasmine 115 68 Maryam 118 69 Lise 119 69 Maël 132 69 Wout 137 68 Seppe 143
70 Lia 113 70 Ines 117 69 Marion 119 69 Milan 132 70 Kobe 136 70 Ilyas 142
71 Ellis 112 71 Lola 116 71 Nore 114 71 Alexandre 130 71 Hamza 133 70 Martin 142
72 Amelia 110 72 Axelle 113 72 Emilia 110 71 Mohammed 130 71 Nolan 133 72 Emile 141
73 Lea 107 73 Amelia 112 73 Maryam 108 73 Leo 129 73 Martin 131 73 Lukas 140
73 Léonie 107 74 Oona 110 73 Oona 108 73 Stan 129 73 Tuur 131 74 Mathias 139
75 Milou 104 75 Estelle 106 75 Rosalie 107 75 Tuur 127 73 Warre 131 75 Gust 136
76 Esmée 102 76 Esmée 104 76 Amina 106 76 Alex 125 76 Henri 130 76 Diego 133
76 Romy 102 77 Alicia 102 76 Emilie 106 76 Ayden 125 77 Maël 129 77 Maël 130
78 Amina 100 78 Ellis 101 78 Ines 104 76 Kobe 125 78 Antoine 127 78 Tuur 128
78 June 100 78 Janne 101 79 Livia 103 79 Charles 123 78 Enzo 127 79 Charles 125
78 Nore 100 80 Clémence 99 80 Amber 102 80 Ilyas 122 80 Mathias 125 79 Clément 125
81 Estelle 99 80 Fatima 99 81 Alicia 101 80 Maxime 122 80 Owen 125 79 Loïc 125
82 Céleste 97 80 Léna 99 81 Lize 101 80 Simon 122 82 Eliott 123 82 Baptiste 124
83 Maya 95 83 Hannah 98 81 Maya 101 83 Gust 121 82 Seppe 123 82 Owen 124
84 Hannah 94 83 Lilou 98 84 Amelia 99 84 Marius 119 84 Augustin 122 84 Alexis 123
84 Valentina 94 85 Eline 97 84 Estelle 99 84 Sam 119 85 Ali 121 84 Daan 123
86 Amber 93 85 Nore 97 86 Malak 98 86 Anas 118 85 Sam 121 84 Hamza 123
86 Eléonore 93 85 Stella 97 86 Zoë 98 87 Antoine 116 87 Georges 119 87 Ferre 122
86 Fleur 93 88 Céleste 96 88 Elif 97 87 Georges 116 88 Alexis 117 87 Oliver 122
89 Cilou 92 88 Fleur 96 89 Eline 96 87 James 116 88 Oliver 117 87 Sem 122
90 Aline 91 88 Livia 96 89 Léna 96 87 Youssef 116 88 Tiago 117 90 Basile 120
90 Amelie 91 88 Maya 96 89 Noa 96 91 Loïc 114 91 Achille 115 91 Léo 118
90 Maryam 91 92 Adèle 95 92 Clémence 95 91 Nolan 114 92 Alessio 114 92 Henri 116
93 Clémence 90 93 Eléonore 94 92 Céleste 95 93 Baptiste 111 93 Alex 113 92 Lowie 116
93 Féline 90 94 Léonie 92 94 Assia 92 93 Lyam 111 93 Gaspard 113 94 Alessio 115
93 Léna 90 94 Noa 92 95 Noémie 91 93 Thomas 111 93 Timéo 113 94 Mauro 115
96 Adèle 89 94 Valentina 92 96 Féline 90 96 Lukas 109 96 Cas 112 96 Maxim 114
97 Alba 87 97 Romy 91 96 Lia 90 97 Lenn 107 96 Charlie 112 97 Warre 113
98 Capucine 85 98 Iris 90 98 Eléonore 89 98 Miel 106 96 Valentin 112 98 Julian 110
99 Romane 84 98 Zoë 90 98 June 89 99 Ayoub 105 99 Jayden 111 98 Romain 110
100 Lore 83 100 Margot 89 98 Pauline 89 99 Lucien 105 100 Lyam 110 100 Achille 109
100 Marion 83       98 Valentina 89             100 Anas 109
100 Maëlle 83                         100 Ayoub 109
100 Yara 83                         100 Benjamin 109
                              100 Daniel 109
Source: Statbel (Directorate-general Statistics - Statistics Belgium)-Population statistics
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