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England & Wales Baby Names 2016
Posted 29 November 2017
Olivia is the most popular girls’ name in 2016, changing places with Amelia who drops to second. Emily stays in third place, Isla remains in fourth, and Ava stays in fifth. Isabella climbs two places to sixth. Lily is a new entry in the top ten, moving up six places to seventh. Jessica drops one place to eighth, Ella falls three places to ninth, and Mia drops one place to tenth. Poppy drops out of the top ten.
Oliver is the most popular boys’ name in 2016. Harry moves up one place to second and George climbs one place to third ahead of Jack, who drops two places to fourth. Jacob remains in fifth. Noah moves up one place to sixth, changing places with Charlie who drops to seventh. Muhammad is a new entry in the top ten, climbing four places to eighth. Thomas stays in ninth and Oscar remains in tenth. William drops out of the top ten.
Visit the name popularity tables page to view the tables in full, and to view tables for other years.Data UpdatesUnited KingdomAlbie, Amelia, Arlo, Ava, Bethany, Callum, Charlie, Ella, Emily, Ezra, Felicity, Finn, George, Harry, Hollie, Iris, Isabella, Isla, Jack, Jacob, Jessica, Katie, Kian, Lacey, Lily, Luna, Mia, Muhammad, Noah, Oliver, Olivia, Oscar, Poppy, Seth, Sonny, Thomas, William
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