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Top 10 Dutch baby names in 2008

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

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The top 10 boy names for 2008 (last year's position between brackets):

  1. Daan (3)
  2. Sem (1)
  3. Tim (2)
  4. Jayden (13)
  5. Thomas (5)
  6. Thijs (8)
  7. Jesse (6)
  8. Ruben (4)
  9. Lars (11)
  10. Milan (7)

The top 10 girl names for 2008 (last year's position between brackets):

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

Just one of these names is on the list of traditional Dutch names: Anna. Other names, like Daan and Thijs, are also traditional Dutch names, though they were less popular than the traditional names listed. Many names on the list are new names, at least here in Holland - there were no Jaydens here until a few decades ago.

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
Top 10 Dutch baby names in 2007

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