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South Australia Baby Names 2018

Posted 2 March 2019

The Government of South Australia Attorney-General's Department  has released baby names data for 2018 for South Australia in Australia. Data is available for all names.

Female Names

Charlotte has been the most popular girls’ name since 2012 and tops the chart again in 2018. Amelia climbs three places to second, replacing Ava who drops to third. Mia moves up three places to fourth, and Isla drops two places to fifth. Grace climbs four places to sixth. Olivia drops one place to seventh, and Harper drops four places to eighth. Willow is a new entry in the top ten, moving up seven places to ninth. Sophie also moves into the top ten, climbing one place to tenth. Evie and Ella drop out of the top ten.

New entries in the top 100 names include Hayley (up 72 places to joint 63rd), Indiana (up 87 places to joint 63rd), Elena (up 103 places to joint 77th), Adeline (up 36 places to joint 85th), Amber (up 36 places to joint 85th), Allegra (up 130 places to joint 93rd), Elizabeth (up 57 places to joint 93rd), Luna (up 42 places to joint 93rd), Maggie (up 21 places to joint 93rd) and Molly (up 21 places to joint 93rd).

Names dropping out of the top 100 include Aaliyah (down 27 places to joint 101st), Sarah (down 46 places to joint 101st), Aubrey (down 21 places to joint 106th), Alexandra (down 27 places to joint 125th), Madeleine (down 27 places to joint 125th), Chelsea (down 67 places to joint 133rd), Dakota (down 55 places to joint 133rd), Isabel (down 59 places to joint 133rd), Madeline (down 54 places to joint 152nd), Rosie (down 86 places to joint 152nd), Indie (down 71 places to joint 169th) and Isobel (down 84 places to 182nd).

Male Names

The most popular boys’ name is also unchanged, with Oliver again topping the chart. Jack moves up one place to second, changing places with William who drops to third. Harrison and Charlie are new entries in the top ten, with Harrison climbing seven places to fourth and Charlie moving up ten places to fifth. Henry falls one place to sixth, and Noah drops three places to seventh. Leo remains in eighth and Lucas climbs one place to ninth. Harry is another new entry in the top ten, climbing five places to tenth. Mason, Thomas and Harvey drop out of the top ten.

New entries in the top 100 boys’ names include Spencer (up 67 places to 64th), Ollie (up 47 places to 70th), Hugh (up 125 places to 72nd), Jake (up 30 places to joint 81st), Matthew (up 26 places to joint 81st), Fletcher (up 31 places to 86th), Ali (up 61 places to joint 87th), Phoenix (up 20 places to joint 87th) and Jesse (up 25 places to joint 92nd).

Names falling out of the top 100 include Chase (down 49 places to joint 108th), Joseph (down 27 places to joint 108th), Mitchell (down 43 places to joint 108th), Bailey (down 28 places to joint 113th), Gabriel (down 43 places to joint 113th), Nate (down 64 places to joint 113th), Axel (down 46 places to joint 136th), Reuben (down 51 places to joint 146th), Luke (down 64 places to joint 159th) and Jude (down 90 places to joint 169th).

Visit the name popularity tables page to view the tables in full, and to view tables for other years.

Data UpdatesAustraliaAaliyah, Adeline, Alexandra, Ali, Allegra, Amber, Amelia, Aubrey, Ava, Axel, Bailey, Charlie, Charlotte, Chase, Chelsea, Dakota, Elena, Elizabeth, Ella, Evie, Fletcher, Gabriel, Grace, Harper, Harrison, Harry, Harvey, Hayley, Henry, Hugh, Indiana, Indie, Isabel, Isla, Isobel, Jack, Jake, Jesse, Joseph, Jude, Leo, Lucas, Luke, Luna, Madeleine, Madeline, Maggie, Mason, Matthew, Mia, Mitchell, Molly, Nate, Noah, Oliver, Olivia, Ollie, Phoenix, Reuben, Rosie, Sarah, Sophie, Spencer, Thomas, William, Willow

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