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According to data from Ireland’s Central Statistics Office (CSO), the most popular baby names in the country in 2020 were Grace and Jack.
Here are Ireland’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2020:
- Grace, 410 baby girls
- Fiadh [pronounced fee-a], 366
- Emily, 329
- Sophie, 328
- Ava, 297
- Amelia, 275
- Ella, 265 (tie)
- Hannah, 265 (tie)
- Lucy, 261
- Mia, 251
- Jack, 597 baby boys
- James, 495
- Noah, 447
- Daniel, 359
- Conor, 345
- Finn, 331
- Liam, 329
- Fionn, 323
- Harry, 311
- Charlie, 305
In the girls’ top 10, Lucy replaced Ellie.
In the boys’ top 10, Finn, Fionn and Harry replaced Adam, Luke and Tadhg.
The fastest-rising names in the top 100 in terms of numbers of babies were:
- Éabha (+56 baby girls), Bonnie (+46), Fiadh (+32), Ada (+31), Croía (+24)
- Finn (+75 baby boys), Benjamin (+33), Fionn (+32), Rían (+23), Tommy (+23)
Notably, Éabha was the fastest-rising name in 2019 as well.
And the fastest-rising in terms of rank were:
- Croía (+67 spots), Cora (+37), Nina (+36), Elsie (+35), Bonnie/Penny (tied at +31)
- Rian (+33 spots), Eoghan (+29), Benjamin (+25), Shane (+24), Sonny (+22)
The modern name Croía is based on the Irish word croí, meaning “heart,” “core,” “sweetheart.” The recent trendiness can be attributed to Irish MMA fighter Conor McGregor, who welcomed a baby girl named Croía in January of 2019.
Sources: Irish Babies’ Names 2020 – Babies’ Names 2020 Tables, Press Statement Irish Babies’ Names 2020, Croía – Behind the Name, Croí – Wiktionary
According to the Government of Ontario, the most popular baby names in the province in 2019 were Olivia and Noah.
Here are Ontario’s top 5 girl names and top 5 boy names of 2019:
- Olivia, 933 baby girls
- Noah, 841 baby boys
In the girls’ top 5, Sophia replaces Amelia.
In the boys’ top 5, Ethan replaces William.
In 2018, the top two names were Olivia and Liam.
Source: Ontario’s Most Popular Baby Names for 2019
According to Queensland Government, the most popular baby names in the Australian state in 2020 were Charlotte and Oliver.
Here are Queensland’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2020:
- Charlotte, 359 baby girls
- Olivia, 320
- Isla, 319
- Amelia, 295
- Mia, 256
- Ava, 247
- Harper, 227
- Willow, 226
- Grace, 222
- Sophie, 206
- Oliver, 525 baby boys
- Noah, 383
- Jack, 324
- William, 322
- Henry, 307
- Theodore, 283
- Elijah, 273
- Leo, 267
- Thomas, 266
- Hudson, 263
In the girls’ top 10, Sophie replaces Matilda.
In the boys’ top 10, Theodore replaces Harrison.
Notably, the name Maverick entered the top 100 for the first time last year, jumping from 169th in 2019 to 84th in 2020.
The other big movers among boys’ names were Luka (154th most popular to 95th most popular) and Gabriel (No.139 to No.96).
And there were three girls’ names that made similar leaps – Holly (No.139 to No.79), Billie (No.109 to No.52) and Hallie (No.137 to No.88).
In 2019, the top two baby names in Queensland were Olivia and Oliver.
Sources: Top 100 Baby Names – Queensland Government, Charlotte and Oliver are the new David and Michelle
According to the government of Victoria, Australia, the most popular baby names in the Australian state of Victoria in 2020 were Charlotte and Oliver.
Here are Victoria’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2020:
- Charlotte, 413 baby girls
- Amelia, 402
- Olivia, 373
- Mia, 356
- Isla, 351
- Ava, 335
- Matilda, 289
- Chloe, 275
- Grace, 273
- Ella, 265
- Oliver, 546 baby boys
- Noah, 491
- William, 409
- Jack, 408
- Charlie, 342
- Thomas, 339
- Leo, 335
- Henry, 316
- Levi, 304
- Archie, 295
In the girls’ top 10, Matilda, Grace and Ella replace Zoe, Ruby, and Harper.
In the boys’ top 10, Levi and Archie replace Lucas and Ethan.
In 2019, the top two names were Olivia and Oliver.
Source: Popular baby names in Victoria – Births Deaths and Marriages Victoria
According to the Civil Registry of the Isle of Man, the most popular baby names on the island in 2020 were Ella and Leo/Oliver.
Here are the Isle of Man’s top 5 girl names and top 5+ boy names of 2020:
- Ella, 7 baby girls
- Ava, 6
- Isabelle, 5 (3-way tie)
- Ivy, 5 (3-way tie)
- Matilda, 5 (3-way tie)
- Leo, 7 baby boys (tie)
- Oliver, 7 (tie)
- Noah, 6 (tie)
- Theodore, 6 (tie)
- Archie, 5 (7-way tie)
- Arthur, 5 (7-way tie)
- Charlie, 5 (7-way tie)
- Isaac, 5 (7-way tie)
- Jack, 5 (7-way tie)
- Rory, 5 (7-way tie)
- William, 5 (7-way tie)
I didn’t blog about the 2019 rankings (I don’t believe they were released…?) but I did post the 2018 rankings, which were topped by Grace and Harry.
Sources: Isle of Man’s most popular baby names in 2020 revealed as Leo, Oliver and Ella, Ella & Leo – Island’s most popular baby names of 2020