Question: What is the most common German first name?

What is a common German name?

The top 10 most common are Müller (miller), Schmidt (smith), Schneider (tailor), Fischer (fisher), Weber (weaver), Meyer (leaseholder), Wagner (cartwright), Schulz (constable), Becker (baker) and Hoffman (steward).

The most popular names for babies in Germany in 2020 were Mia and Noah. Along with Mia, the other girl names in the German Top 5 are Emilia, Hannah, Emma, and Sofia. Along with Noah, other top boy names in Germany include Ben, Matteo, Finn, and Leon.

What do German last names end with?

The the most common form of German family name is occupational. It can often be identified by its ending: -er, -hauer, -macher, or man/-mann. Often a person was distinguished by a reference to his or her father. This is referred to as “patronymic.”

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