Popular British Names

Popular British Names

Popular British names for 2021 are led by Olivia and Noah. Olivia retains her title for the sixth year running, while Noah replaced Oliver in the top spot after eight years.

Along with Olivia, the top British girl names last year include Amelia, Isla, Ava, and Ivy.

Along with Noah, the top British boys names include Oliver, George, Arthur, and Muhammad.

The UKs most popular baby names include the names of young Princes George and Archie in the Top 10, and Princess Charlotte at Number 25 for girls.

Another royal name, Harry, stands at Number 7 for boys, and William, the name of the heir to the throne, is Number 21 for boys.

Muhammad stands among the Top 5 boy names in the UK, and when counted with all its spellings would rank Number 1.

Unique baby names that rank among the UK's top 100 baby names include Lottie, Darcie, Orla, and Ayla for girls; Reggie, Albie, Harrison, and Sonny for boys. English names particularly popular in the UK include classics like Lily and Jack.

For popular names lists from around the world, visit our main Popular Names page. You can also check out our ultimate guide to British Names.