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Maja and Oscar most popular baby names

New Swedish statistics show that the most popular name for new-born girls in this Nordic nation is Maja for the third year in a row – followed by Alice and Julia.

For boys, the ever-popular Oscar has climbed right to the top - followed by William and Lucas.

Also noted this year, an increase in the number of double names - and unusual spelling to make it easier to spot the right baby in the crowd.

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