Top Baby Names 2017 - Turkey

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Top 10 Girl Names of Turkey 2017 | 2016 

2017 | 2016

#1 Zeynep | Zeynep

#2 Elif | Elif

#3 Defne | Hiranur 

#4 Hiranur | Defne 

#5 Ebrar | Miray

#6 Eylül | Azra 

#7 Miray | Zehra

#8 Zehra | Ecrin 

#9 Ecrin | Nehir

#10 Azra | Eylül 

Names to watch out for 2018 : Defne, Ebrar, Eylül & Ecrin 

 

Top 10 Boy Names of Turkey 2017 | 2016 

2017 | 2016 

#1 Yusuf | Yusuf 

#2 Eymen | Eymen 

#3 Ömer | Ömer 

#4 Emir | Mustafa

#5 Miraç | Miraç

#6 Mustafa | Berat

#7 Ahmet | Ahmet 

#8 Berat | Hamza 

#9 Ömer Asaf | Mehmet 

#10 Mehmet | Emir 

Names to watch out for 2018 : Ömer, Ömer Halis ( #1 in 18 Cities in 2017 ) Ayaz, Emir, and Ertuğrul - name of a character from the most popular TV series + an old City that might be returned to used again, #1 in one city for now - 

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By EVie
January 12, 2018 1:26 PM

Cool! Thanks for posting. Am I right in guessing that Defne is the Turkish variant of Daphne?

How do you pronounce Elif? eh-LEEF, or EH-lif?

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January 12, 2018 1:38 PM

Do you have any idea what made Ebrar shoot up to #5 without having been in the top 10 last year? That seems like quite a jump. Though Emir went up as many spots on the boys' side.