Popular Names in New Zealand

The most popular names in New Zealand in 2022 were Isla and Oliver.

Along with Isla, the top girl names include Amelia, Charlotte, Mila, and Lily. After Oliver, the top boy names were Noah, Leo, Jack, and Luca.

New Zealand's baby name charts have a lot in common with its neighbor Australia, as well as the US and UK, but they also have their own distinctive style. Names in the Top 100 especially popular with Kiwi parents include Indie and Cora, Blake and Nikau.

New Zealand / Aotearoa also publishes the top Māori baby names each year. In 2021, the most popular girl names were Mia, Aria, Aurora, Maia, and Amaia. Leading the boys' list were Nikau, Ari, Koa, Niko, and Mateo.

For popular names lists from around the world, visit our main Popular Names page. You may also enjoy Nameberry's frequently-updated lists of Popular Girl Names and Popular Boy Names.