Adolf, Alexa, Greta: These are the names Germans don’t want to give their kids

Adolf, Alexa, Greta: These are the names Germans don’t want to give their kids

History, technology and current political trends all seem to have an influence when German parents decide on names for their children, a new survey shows.

These are the unusual names parents in Germany are giving their newborns

These are the unusual names parents in Germany are giving their newborns

IN NUMBERS: German birth rate falls as women have children later

IN NUMBERS: German birth rate falls as women have children later

Revealed: Germany’s most popular baby names

Revealed: Germany’s most popular baby names

Germany sees rise in births with more babies born to older mothers

Germany sees rise in births with more babies born to older mothers

These are Germany’s most popular baby names of 2017

These are Germany’s most popular baby names of 2017

German birth rate surges to highest level in over four decades

German birth rate surges to highest level in over four decades

German singles flocking to Denmark… to get pregnant

German singles flocking to Denmark… to get pregnant

Berlin parents waiting up to three months for babies’ birth certificates

Berlin parents waiting up to three months for babies’ birth certificates

Cop turns car into cradle to lull trapped baby to sleep

Cop turns car into cradle to lull trapped baby to sleep

Why German babies cry differently to Chinese ones

Why German babies cry differently to Chinese ones

Every third German baby born out of wedlock

Every third German baby born out of wedlock

Mother confesses to killing of eight babies

Mother confesses to killing of eight babies

Accidental pregnancy leads to payout

Accidental pregnancy leads to payout

Germany experiences highest birth rate in 15 years

Germany experiences highest birth rate in 15 years

Sophie and Max: German classics top baby name list

Sophie and Max: German classics top baby name list

Germans turn to Star Wars for baby names

Germans turn to Star Wars for baby names

German birthrate jumps to quarter-century high

German birthrate jumps to quarter-century high

Germany sees biggest baby batch in a decade

Germany sees biggest baby batch in a decade

Greens warn: German breast milk unsafe

Greens warn: German breast milk unsafe

Germans stay traditional with 2014 baby names

Germans stay traditional with 2014 baby names

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Court grants kids right to know donor fathers

Lifetime travel pass for baby born on train

Lifetime travel pass for baby born on train

Germans: money worries the best contraceptive

Germans: money worries the best contraceptive

Six kilo newborn Germany’s biggest baby

Six kilo newborn Germany’s biggest baby

Baby increase narrows birth-death divide

Baby increase narrows birth-death divide

New law reignites debate over ‘baby hatches’

New law reignites debate over ‘baby hatches’

German couple jailed for snatching Czech baby

German couple jailed for snatching Czech baby

Latest ever recorded triplets born in Rostock

Latest ever recorded triplets born in Rostock

High rate of Caesarian births questioned

High rate of Caesarian births questioned

‘Mia’ and ‘Ben’ top baby names in 2012

‘Mia’ and ‘Ben’ top baby names in 2012

Mum ‘killed five babies’ to keep standard of living

Mum ‘killed five babies’ to keep standard of living

Man answers door – finds newborn baby

Man answers door – finds newborn baby

Unborn baby causes car smash

Unborn baby causes car smash

Three dead babies found in cooler boxes

Three dead babies found in cooler boxes

Long-awaited elephant baby dies

Long-awaited elephant baby dies

Bremen baby unit closed after further deaths

Bremen baby unit closed after further deaths

Babies aware of environment earlier than thought

Babies aware of environment earlier than thought

Fifth of anonymous babies lost forever

Fifth of anonymous babies lost forever

Immunisations and anal pharmacists

Immunisations and anal pharmacists

First German DNA screen baby born healthy

First German DNA screen baby born healthy

Kitting out babies the German way

Kitting out babies the German way

Three premature babies die in Bremen

Three premature babies die in Bremen

Investigators probe hospital deaths of three infants

Investigators probe hospital deaths of three infants

Bare baby bums and flyswatters

Bare baby bums and flyswatters

Births surge to highest rate since 1990

Births surge to highest rate since 1990

Youngest surviving premature baby released from hospital

Youngest surviving premature baby released from hospital

Frédéric Prinz von Anhalt and Zsa Zsa Gabor want a baby

Frédéric Prinz von Anhalt and Zsa Zsa Gabor want a baby

Family Minister Schröder expecting her first baby

Family Minister Schröder expecting her first baby

Newborn found in suitcase in Hamburg

Newborn found in suitcase in Hamburg

Leon and Mia most popular baby names in 2010

Leon and Mia most popular baby names in 2010

Birth rate on the rise

Birth rate on the rise

Baby snatcher wanted to raise newborn

Baby snatcher wanted to raise newborn

Newborn baby stolen from Frankfurt hospital

Newborn baby stolen from Frankfurt hospital

MRI scans live birth

MRI scans live birth

President Wulff becomes honorary godfather to neo-Nazi baby

President Wulff becomes honorary godfather to neo-Nazi baby

Woman who hid dead babies in freezer jailed

Woman who hid dead babies in freezer jailed

School offers music classes for babies

School offers music classes for babies

Dirty bottle likely source of bacteria in Mainz infant deaths

Dirty bottle likely source of bacteria in Mainz infant deaths

Claudia Schiffer gives birth to third child

Claudia Schiffer gives birth to third child

Hannover 96 offers football fans birthing room for born supporters

Hannover 96 offers football fans birthing room for born supporters

Hipp baby food turns to hip-replacement generation

Hipp baby food turns to hip-replacement generation

Study finds babies cry in German

Study finds babies cry in German

Rare identical triplets born in Bonn

Rare identical triplets born in Bonn

China recalls German baby powder containing asbestos

China recalls German baby powder containing asbestos

Berlin mother gives birth to sextuplets

Berlin mother gives birth to sextuplets

Signs of violence found on frozen German babies

Signs of violence found on frozen German babies

Three dead babies found in freezer

Three dead babies found in freezer