Most Popular Names in Estonia

The most popular names in Estonia for 2020 were Olga — a Russian name meaning "holy" — and Aleksandr, the Russian variation of Alexander.

Along with Olga, other top girl names in Estonia include Irina, Jelena, Tatjana, and Svetlana. In addition to Aleksandr, other top boy names include Vladimir, Sergei, Andrei, and Aleksei.

Estonia's neighboring countries have a strong influence on Estonian baby names. Estonia is bordered to the east by Russia, and Russian names such as Igor and Natalia rank highly. Finland is also nearby, and Estonians have embraced Finnish choices such as Anneli and Tarmo for their children.

Uniquely Estonian names among the most popular baby names in Estonia include Sirje and Kadri for girls, Urmas and Indrek for boys.

For popular names lists from around the world, visit our main Popular Names page. You might also want to browse Nameberry's real-time lists of Popular Girl Names and Popular Boy Names.