Appendix:Latvian given names

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The most common given names in Latvia in 1601 - 1998[edit]

This is a list of the most common given names in Latvia during the time periods 1601-1862 / 1863-1919 / 1920-1944 / 1945-1970 / year 1973/ year 1975/ 1980s / year 1998. Consecutive time periods are merged, so "1601-1998" means that the name was among the most popular names during all the periods listed here. Names in bold were among the top 15 names of Latvian speakers alive in Latvia in 2010. The data does not include transliterated names of Russian speaking Latvians.

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Sources[edit]

  • 1601-1862 / 1863-1919 / 1920-1944 / 1945-1970 / 1973 / 1975 : Names with a frequency of at least 0.5 % during the time period. Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnica, Rīga 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0.
  • 1980s: the 25 most common male and female names of persons born in the 1980s. Vārdadienu kalendārs 2000 - 2003, Valsts Valodas Centrs, Rīga 1999. Pages 490-491.
  • 1998: the 20 most common male and female names of persons born in 1998. Vārdadienu kalendārs 2000 - 2003, Valsts Valodas Centrs, Rīga 1999. Pages 504-520.
  • Bold: the 15 most common male and female names of Latvian speaking population alive in 2010. [1] Welcome to Latvia: Latvian Institute: Latvians and their names. Date of last access March 18th, 2011.

Random selection of rare names[edit]

This random list of rare Latvian names is based on a transwikied Wikipedia list from unknown sources. Names that have a Latvian entry in the main namespace of the Wiktionary have been removed.

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Female[edit]