Emilía and Aron were the most popular first names given to babies born in Iceland in 2015. Majority of babies receive two or more given names. Þór was the most popular second name for boys and Rós for girls.
In the population as a whole, the rankings of the most popular given names have not changed significantly since 2011. Among males, Jón is the most frequent first name, and Jón Þór the most frequent double name. Among females, Guðrún is the most popular name while Anna María is the most popular of the double name combinations.
Birth days in Iceland are not evenly spread over the year: fewer persons are born in the winter from October to March than other months. Most people are expected to celebrate their date of birth on 27th of August (1,041) while, apart from 29th of February with 211 persons born on that day, Christmas Day had the fewest birth day celebrators (683).