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What are Sweden's most popular names?
Elsa and Lucas were 2014's most popular names in Sweden. Photo: Image Bank Sweden

What are Sweden's most popular names?

TT/The Local · 21 Jan 2015, 12:12

Published: 21 Jan 2015 12:12 GMT+01:00

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Data collected by Statistics Sweden has revealed that Lucas was the favorite name for boys last year, for the second year in a row, with Elsa representing girls in first place.
Elsa moved up from third place last year - we can't be sure if parents found inspiration from Disney's 2013 hit "Frozen" in making that choice.
Alice, this year's second most popular name for girls, was overtaken after three years of being in first place.
Maja was also slightly less popular this year, slipping from second to third place.
The name Elsa was given to 850 girls, while 860 little Lucas-es were born in 2014.
Below is the complete list (with 2013 placements in brackets)
1. Elsa, 850 babies (3)
2. Alice, 806 (1)
3. Maja, 732 (2)
4. Agnes, 673 (11)
5. Lilly, 646 (12)
6. Olivia, 626 (8)
7. Julia, 610 (5)
8. Ebba, 603 (6)
9. Linnea, 594 (17)
10. Molly, 579 (15)
1. Lucas, 860 (1)
2. William, 851 (2)
3. Oscar, 805 (3)
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4. Oliver, 754 (4)
5. Liam, 728 (7)
6. Elias, 721 (10)
7. Hugo, 696 (5)
8. Vincent, 641 (13)
9. Charlie, 634 (6)
10. Alexander, 630 (8)

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