Lucas and Marie most popular baby names

Figures released on Tuesday by the Flemish Infants Agency Kind & Gezin show that Lucas was the most popular name for baby boys born in our region during 2013. Meanwhile, more parents of baby girls chose Marie than any other name.

2013 was the third successive year that Lucas was the most popular name for boys born in Flanders. Meanwhile, Marie is new at the top of the list of our region’s most popular girls names, ending Emma’s ten-year reign at the top.

Flanders’ most popular boys’ names

1. Lucas (343)
2. Vince (304)
3. Liam (293)
4. Mathis (292)
5. Louis (290)
6. Lars (271)
7. Finn (265)
8. Arthur (262)
9. Alexander (261)
10. Leon (254)
 

Flanders’ most popular girls’ names

1. Marie (353)
2. Elise (339)
3. Emma (322)
4. Ella (300)
5. Louise (289)
6. Julie (281)
7. Noor (265)
8. Fien (260)
9. Lotte (254)
10. Mila (243)