Popular Names in Germany

Information from Beliebte Vornamen. Different spellings of similar names have been combined, with only the most popular spelling shown.
Boys
Rank Name +/-
1.
Carl
+1
7.
Curt
+1
10.
Erich
+1
11.
Ernst
-5
17.
Friedrich
+1
8.
Gerhard
-1
19.
Günter
0
2.
Hans
-1
13.
Heinrich
new
4.
Heinz
0
14.
Helmut
-1
6.
Herbert
+4
12.
Hermann
0
20.
Otto
-5
15.
Paul
-1
16.
Rudolf
new
5.
Walter
-2
3.
Werner
+2
9.
Wilhelm
0
18.
Willi
-1
Girls
Rank Name +/-
12.
Anna
-4
11.
Anneliese
new
14.
Charlotte
+2
5.
Elfriede
-1
9.
Elisabeth
-4
10.
Erika
+2
16.
Erna
-3
18.
Frieda
-1
7.
Gerda
-1
1.
Gertrud
0
15.
Hertha
-4
3.
Hildegard
-1
6.
Ilse
-3
20.
Ingeborg
-1
4.
Irmgard
+3
19.
Käthe
-4
2.
Lieselotte
+8
13.
Margarete
-4
17.
Maria
+3
8.
Ursula
new