Top Baby Names: England and Wales, 2016
By Eleanor Nickerson
The top baby names for England and Wales in 2016 have been released by the Office of National Statistics, with the big news Olivia’s rise to claim the Number 1 spot for girls.
The royal Cambridge children also prove to have been inspirational with both George and Charlotte rising in popularity. (If you’re reading this list on mobile, you may have to use the horizontal view to see the girls’ names.)
And stay tuned for Elea‘s forthcoming comparisons of the British and American popularity lists, coming soon!
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on September 22nd, 2017 at 11:24 am
Brits maintain their classiness in naming their children. Too bad, though, that the misspelled Jaxon gained 29 points. Please Brits, don’t follow the Ugly Americans in this feeble-minded trend.
on September 22nd, 2017 at 10:32 pm
I find it kind of funny that my three sons’ names are all in the English top 150 (I looked at the full list), but on the American list, only one is in the top 100. The other two are in the 400’s and 500’s.
on September 23rd, 2017 at 12:59 am
That’s not very nice Susette. Do agree though about the name, it is spelled pretty badly.
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