The Most Popular Names

Looking for the most popular boy, girl or last names in your country? We have gathered all the most commonly used names over the years to make it as easy as possible for you to find a name for your child or fictional character.

African

African names usually hold great significance and the majority of first and last names have a literal meaning. We have created separate categories for boy names, girl names, last names, and all names to make browsing more convenient. In the lists, we have sorted the names by popularity, starting with the most popular ones.

American

Over the years, as America has evolved and become more racially and ethnically diverse, popular names have changed as well. In our popular names list, we have gathered names through history and sorted them by popularity. To make browsing easier, we've divided the names into four categories: boy names, girl names, last names, and all names.

Asian

Since Asia is rich in many nations and religions, popular names in Asian countries differ significantly. To make browsing easier, we have sorted the names by country and added names in 4 categories - boy names, girl names, last names, and all names. Names in the lists are sorted by popularity, starting with the most popular ones.

European

In our popular European names list, we have sorted the names by country. While many European countries have similar popular names, their spellings and pronunciations may vary. We have created separate categories for boy names, girl names, last names, and all names to make browsing more convenient. In the lists, we have sorted the names by popularity, starting with the most popular ones.

Oceanian

Most popular names used in Oceania have emerged from various ethnicities. We have sorted Oceanian names by country and divided them into 4 categories - boy names, girl names, last names, and all names. In the lists, you can see the names sorted by popularity.

Other

In this category, we have sorted the most popular names that origin from history, religions, and mythologies. These names have significant meanings and are often considered as roots for popular names used today. Names in the lists are sorted by popularity, starting with the most popular ones.

Information about Popular Names

Popular names vary by different continents, countries, nationalities, and of course, religions. Countries have had different histories and beliefs, which are usually the main sources where traditional names have evolved. Surely, nowadays, thanks to globalization, some names like Anna or Oliver have become popular worldwide. But traditional names have definitely not become extinct. Many people still want their children to carry a name that has a cultural meaning. This not only enriches our world but our lives as well. It is fascinating to learn about the meanings and stories behind one's name. We have gathered popular names by country to name your newborn or perhaps a fictional character. We have separated names into four categories for easier browsing - first names, last names, boy names, and girl names.