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Aron and Emilía Most Popular Icelandic Names

Aron and Emilía were the most popular names for male and female newborns respectively in 2010 and 2011.

child-icecream-austurvollur-summer_psArchive photo by Páll Stefánsson.

Overall, the most popular given names in Iceland have not changed much over the past five years. Jón remains the most popular name among men and Guðrún the most popular among women.

According to Statistics Iceland, the majority of children born in Iceland receive two or more given names, the most popular middle name being Þór for males and María for females.

September 27 is the most common birth date in Iceland, with 995 Icelanders celebrating their birthdays on that day.


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