Most Popular Names in Estonia

The most popular names in Estonia for 2021-23 were Sofia and Mark.

Along with Sofia, the other Top 10 girl names in Estonia are Mia, Eva, Lenna, Emma, Marta, Emily, Amelia, Alisa, Hanna, and Nora.

As well as Mark, the Top 10 most popular Estonian boy names are Robin, Hugo, Sebastian, Oliver, Miron, Oskar, Martin, Rasmus, and David.

In the whole population of Estonia, the most common names are Olga — a Russian name meaning "holy" — and Aleksandr, the Russian variation of Alexander.

Estonia's neighboring countries have a strong influence on Estonian names. Estonia is bordered to the east by Russia, and Russian names such as Igor and Svetlana 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 Kadri (the Estonian form of Katherine) and Merike (meaning "little sea") for girls; and Aare (meaning "treasure") and Indrek (the Estonian version of Henry) for boys.

The list below shows the Top 100 names for the whole Estonian population in 2023. (Source: Eesti Statistika.)

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.