No other names were given as often in Switzerland in 2020 as Noah and Mia. Noah had already been the most popular in 2010, 2011 and from 2013 to 2017. 507 boys got the name last year. The name Liam, in second place, has been awarded 372 times, closely followed by Matteo with 359.
Like Noah, Mia has also been number one several times, namely in 2013, 2015 and 2016. Since last year there are now 461 more girls with this name. In second place is the name Emma. 407 girls now hear this name, 350 babies were called Mila, which means third place.
The language determines the popularity
The most popular first names in 2020 differ according to language region. In German-speaking Switzerland, Noah and Mia come first, while in French-speaking Switzerland Gabriel and Emma come first. In Italian-speaking Switzerland, Leonardo and Sofia are at the top of the podium.
In view of the low number of births in Rhaeto-Romanic Switzerland, several names are tied there. Levin and Nic are most popular with boys, Daria, Laura, Lea, Lorena and Yuna with girls. (SDA / what)