Though these names are the most common for newborns in other countries, they’re sure to stand out here in the U.S.

By Liz Steelman
April 17, 2017

If there is a name that’s beloved in both North America and Europe, it’s Emma. Not only is it the most popular girls name registered with the Social Security Administration here in the U.S., it’s also the second most popular name in France, the third in Canada, and 19th most popular in Scotland. But besides preschool classes filled with Emmas, how do other country’s popular names compare to the U.S.? Here, the most popular names for newborn babies from eight different countries across the globe.

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