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Name statistics: First names normally used for newborns 2018:

Alice and William top the list again this year

Statistical news from Statistics Sweden 2019-01-31 9.30

For the second year in a row, Alice and William were the most common names given to newborn girls and boys, respectively. The names Hailey and Lias trended most in 2018, while the names Cornelia and Oscar decreased the most in popularity.

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Name statistics for the whole population is publiched on 27 February at 09:30.

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