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Top 10 Dutch baby names in 2006

SVB, the agency responsible for distributing child benefits in The Netherlands, publishes annual lists of the most popular Dutch baby names. The 2006 lists have been published today.

The top 10 boy names (last year's position between brackets):

  1. Sem (2)
  2. Daan (1)
  3. Thomas (3)
  4. Lars (6)
  5. Milan (8)
  6. Tim (3)
  7. Thijs (7)
  8. Jesse (9)
  9. Lucas (5)
  10. Sven (16)

Bram (last year 10, now 13) dropped out of the top ten.

The top 10 girl names (last year's position between brackets):

  1. Sophie (12)
  2. Sanne (1)
  3. Lisa (6)
  4. Anna (3)
  5. Julia (8)
  6. Emma (2)
  7. Lieke (14)
  8. Fleur (13)
  9. Lotte (9)
  10. Eva (7)

Iris (last year 4, now 11), Anouk (last year 5, now 12) and Isa (last year 10, now 14) dropped out of the top ten.

Links:
Kindernamen top 20 (Top 20 child names, in Dutch)
Traditional Dutch given names

Related posts:
Traditional Dutch first names for girls
Traditional Dutch first names for boys
Popular Dutch first names for girls
Popular Dutch first names for boys
The origin of your Dutch surname
The origin of your Dutch surname II

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