Top 50 popular baby names in UK revealed

Names: Amelia and Oliver remain the most popular names in England and Wales. File Photo
Names: Amelia and Oliver remain the most popular names in England and Wales. File Photo

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released the annual list of the most popular baby names in England and Wales in 2015 and while there are some changes most of the top names remain the same.

Girls Top Twenty

  1. Amelia No Change −
  2. Olivia  
  3. Isla  Up ↑ 2
  4. Emily Down ↓ 1
  5. Poppy  2
  6. Ava  2
  7. Isabella  1
  8. Jessica  2
  9. Lily  3
  10. Sophie  1
  11. Grace  2
  12. Sophia  3
  13. Mia  3
  14. Evie 
  15. Ruby  4
  16. Ella 
  17. Scarlett 
  18. Isabelle  1
  19. Chloe  1
  20. Sienna  2
  21. Freya 1
  22. Phoebe 2
  23. Charlotte 2
  24. Daisy 1
  25. Alice 2
  26. Florence 3
  27. Eva 1
  28. Sofia 2
  29. Millie 4
  30. Lucy 2
  31. Evelyn 14
  32. Elsie 15
  33. Rosie 5
  34. Imogen
  35. Lola Down 3
  36. Matilda
  37. Elizabeth 2
  38. Layla 7
  39. Holly 6
  40. Lilly 3
  41. Molly 6
  42. Erin 2
  43. Ellie
  44. Maisie 3
  45. Maya 6
  46. Abigail
  47. Eliza 12
  48. Georgia 12
  49. Jasmine 1
  50. Esme 8

Boys Top Twenty

  1. Oliver 
  2. Jack 
  3. Harry 
  4. Jacob 
  5. Charlie 
  6. Thomas 
  7. George  3
  8. Oscar  1
  9. James 
  10. William  2
  11. Noah  2
  12. Alfie  1
  13. Joshua  1
  14. Muhammad  1
  15. Henry  3
  16. Leo  1
  17. Archie  1
  18. Ethan  4
  19. Joseph 
  20. Freddie  15
  21. Samuel 1
  22. Alexander 2
  23. Logan 5
  24. Daniel 2
  25. Isaac 4
  26. Max 1
  27. Mohammed 4
  28. Benjamin 2
  29. Mason 2
  30. Lucas 4
  31. Edward 2
  32. Harrison 4
  33. Jake 1
  34. Dylan 3
  35. Riley 14
  36. Finley 2
  37. Theo 4
  38. Sebastian
  39. Adam 1
  40. Zachary 1
  41. Arthur 2
  42. Toby 2
  43. Jayden 1
  44. Luke 1
  45. Harley 4
  46. Lewis
  47. Tyler 10
  48. Harvey
  49. Matthew 2
  50. David

Earlier this year the Central Statistics Office announced the most popular babies’ names in Ireland in 2015:

Boys

  1. Jack
  2. James
  3. Daniel
  4. Conor
  5. Sean
  6. Adam
  7. Noah
  8. Michael
  9. Charlie
  10. Luke
  11. Thomas
  12. Oisin
  13. Alex
  14. Cian
  15. Harry
  16. Patrick
  17. Dylan
  18. Ryan
  19. Fionn
  20. Liam
  21. Darragh
  22. Cillian
  23. David
  24. James
  25. Jake

Girls

  1. Emily
  2. Emma
  3. Ava
  4. Sophie
  5. Amelia
  6. Ella
  7. Lucy
  8. Grace
  9. Chloe
  10. Mia
  11. Lily
  12. Hannah
  13. Aoife
  14. Anna
  15. Olivia
  16. Sarah
  17. Kate
  18. Saoirse
  19. Lauren
  20. Caoimhe
  21. Sophia
  22. Katie
  23. Robyn
  24. Ellie
  25. Roisin

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