Tulips, windmills and wooden clogs... Rembrandt, Vermeer and van Gogh. If you're looking for a Dutch name for your baby, you're in good company! Holland is, in fact, is one of the most densely populated countries on the planet. Here are the most 20 most popular names used by parents in Amsterdam -- and throughout the Netherlands -- for the year 2005.
Names for girls (Meisjesnamen)
  1. Sanne
  2. Emma
  3. Anna
  4. Iris
  5. Anouk
  6. Lisa
  7. Eva
  8. Julia
  9. Lotte
  10. Isa
  11. Maud
  12. Sophie
  13. Fleur
  14. Lieke
  15. Anne
  16. Amber
  17. Noa
  18. Roos
  19. Marit
  20. Femke


Names for boys (Jongensnamen)
  1. Daan
  2. Sem
  3. Thomas
  4. Tim
  5. Lucas
  6. Lars
  7. Thijs
  8. Milan
  9. Jesse
  10. Bram
  11. Max
  12. Stijn
  13. Niels
  14. Ruben
  15. Luuk
  16. Sven
  17. Nick
  18. Jasper
  19. Daniƫl
  20. Tom

Information provided by Sociale Verzekeringsbank, Amstelveen, HollandPregnancyAndBaby.com

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