Top baby names in Poland 2017

by Ewelina Nurczyk in: News, 02 Feb 2018     0 Comments

Looking for Polish baby name ideas? The Ministry of Digital Affairs in Poland has published the list of all (!) baby names given to babies born in Poland in 2017. Will they be as popular in 2018 as well? See the list of TOP 10!

Officials at the Ministry of Digital Affairs each year have one of the most interesting tasks – to count all baby names in Poland and make the list of the most popular ones! By examining this table, you will be able to see which baby name ideas are trending right now in Poland (and English equivalents in brackets). Do you see any similar tendencies in your country of origin? Let’s go!

Boy names in Poland

Girl names in Poland

1. ANTONI (Anthony) 1. JULIA
2. JAKUB (Jacob) 2. ZUZANNA (Susan)
3. JAN (John) 3. ZOFIA (Sophie)
4. SZYMON (Simon) 4. LENA 
5. FRANCISZEK (Francis) 5. MAJA (Maya)
6. FILIP (Philip) 6. HANNA (Hannah)
7. ALEKSANDER (Alexander) 7. AMELIA 
8. MIKOŁAJ (Nicholas) 8. ALICJA (Alice)
9. WOJCIECH* 9. MARIA (Mary)
10. KACPER (Casper) 10. ALEKSANDRA (Alexandra)

* The only originally Slavic name that does not have an English equivalent.

What do you think? If you are not satisfied with TOP 10, see the full list of most popular baby names in Poland in 2017 here. Let us know your top Polish boy's and girl's name and pick your faves from the list above! 

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Ewelina Nurczyk

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