Baby Names Abroad: Trends from Around the World

Not sure what to name your baby? Get inspired by what's hot in other countries.

Need a little baby-name inspiration? Check out what parents are naming their newborns around the globe -- you might discover an international trend that works well on these shores. "Names that are popular and stylish in other countries often cross national borders in surprising ways," says Nameberry cofounder Pamela Redmond Satran, author of The Baby Name Bible. Find a gem in what's hot from Canada to Chile -- here’s a rundown of some of the top 10 baby names in countries around the world:

Germany
Boys: Leon, Lucas, Ben, Finn, Jonas, Paul, Louis, Maximilian, Luca, Felix
Girls: Mia, Hannah, Lena, Leah, Emma, Anne, Leonie, Emily, Lina

Australia
Boys: Jack, William, Joshua, Oliver, Lachlan, Ethan, Lucas, Riley, Max
Girls: Ella, Charlotte, Ruby, Chloe, Mia, Lily, Emily, Isabella, Sophie, Olivia

England and Wales
Boys:  Oliver, Jack, Harry, Alfie, Charlie, Thomas, William, Joshua, George, James
Girls: Olivia, Sophie, Emily, Lily, Amelia, Jessica, Ruby, Chloe, Grace, Evie

British Columbia
Boys: Jacob, Liam, Ethan, Lucas, Benjamin, Logan, Mason, Alexander, Noah, Nathan
Girls: Olivia, Ella, Emma, Sophia, Emily, Ava, Chloe, Isabella, Sophie, Lily

Scotland
Boys: Jack, Lewis, James, Lohan, Daniel, Ryan, Aaron, Oliver, Liam
Girls: Sophie, Olivia, Ava, Emily, Isla, Lucy, Chloe, Lily, Ellie, Emma

Norway
Boys: Lucas, Emil, Mathias, William, Magnus, Marcus, Jonas, Kristian, Oliver, Alexander
Girls: Emma, Linnea, Sara, Sofie, Nora, Ingrid, Thea, Emilie, Ida, Maya

Chile
Boys: Benjamin, Vicente, Martin, Matias, Joaquin, Sebastian, Cristobal, Maximiliano, Lucas, Diego
Girls: Martina, Sofia, Valentina, Antonia, Antonella, Catalina, Isidora, Constanza, Fernanda, Javiera

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