Hungarian name and gender database

The Hungarian database contains 8.362 first names categorized by gender and 37.407 last names. This page shows the list with the most popular names in Hungary and gives background information about the database.

Most countries in Europe are very well organised and have great open data initiatives. In Hungary we received a name and gender dataset from the Hungarian government or we used an open dataset. We identified the last names by removing the first names from 34.976 public profiles that we found in Hungarian open data sources.

Popular Hungarian first names for men

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Nagy 738 3.6% Romanian Egyptian British
Péter 680 3.4% British American Dutch
Gábor 625 3.1% British German American
Tóth 621 3.1% Slovak Romanian German
László 469 2.3% British American German
Balázs 450 2.2% British American Romanian
Attila 427 2.1% British American German
Dániel 347 1.7% American British German
Dávid 342 1.7% American British Spanish
Zsolt 314 1.5% British American Romanian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 34.976 Hungarian profiles from which 20.276 (58%) is male.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Hungarian first names for women

First name Frequency*1 Percentage*1 Alternative countries*2
Szabó 689 4.7% Romanian Slovak German
Kiss 438 3.0% Romanian American Nigerian
Varga 409 2.8% Romanian Slovak American
Andrea 200 1.4% Italian American British
Anna 191 1.3% American British Polish
Eszter 187 1.3% British American German
Krisztina 165 1.1% British American Canadian
Takács 156 1.1% American Romanian Belgian
Judit 156 1.1% Spanish British American
Dóra 154 1.0% American British Italian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 34.976 Hungarian profiles from which 14.700 (42%) is female.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.

Popular Hungarian last names

Last name Frequency *1 Percentage *1 Alternative countries *2
Nagy 456 1.3% British American Romanian
Kovács 445 1.3% British American Romanian
Tóth 444 1.3% British American Romanian
Szabó 433 1.2% British American Romanian
Horváth 371 1.1% British American Romanian
László 353 1.0% British American Romanian
Zoltán 328 0.9% British American Romanian
Gábor 324 0.9% British American Romanian
Tamás 297 0.8% British American Romanian
Varga 277 0.8% British American Romanian
  • *1 The Frequency and Percentage are based on 34.976 Hungarian profiles having 37.407 unique lastnames.
  • *2 Alternative countries are countries where this first name also exists. They are sorted on popularity.
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