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According to Western Australia’s Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, the most popular baby names in Western Australia in 2019 were
Olivia and Jack.
Here are WA’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019:
Olivia, 190 baby girls Isla, 186 Charlotte, 175 Ava, 171 Amelia, 160 Grace, 146 Mia, 143 Harper, 137 Ella, 124 Lucy, 118
Jack, 228 baby boys Noah, 218 Oliver, 209 Lucas, 181 Leo, 160 James, 156 William, 149 Thomas, 148 Mason, 143 Charlie, 137
In the girls’ top 10, Ella and Lucy replace Chloe, Willow and Zoe. (Lucy rose to 10th all the way from 21st.) In the boys’ top 10, Mason replaces Ethan and Logan.
The girls’ top 50 includes Poppy, Bonnie, and Eloise; the boys’ top 50 includes Harvey, Kai, and Jasper.
2018, the top names were Ava/Charlotte and Oliver.
Olivia and Jack top the list as WA’s most popular baby names revealed, Popular Baby Names – DOJ – Govt of Western Australia
According to Jersey’s Superintendent Registrar, the most popular baby names on the island of Jersey in 2019 were
Olivia and Oliver.
Here are Jersey’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019:
Olivia Ava Amelia Ella Emilia Isla Lily Mia Isabella Charlotte
Oliver Jack Lucas Mason Oscar Archie George Alfie Arthur Benjamin
Curiously, Sienna and Leo — the top names of
2018 — did not make either top-ten list in 2019.
A total of 880 babies were born on the island in 2019.
Lowest number of births since 1982, Jersey’s Most Popular Baby Names Revealed
According to Births, Deaths and Marriages Victoria, the most popular baby names in the Australian state of Victoria in 2019 were (
again) Olivia and Oliver.
Here are Victoria’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019:
Olivia, 419 baby girls Mia, 413 Charlotte, 408 Amelia, 396 Isla, 368 Ava, 350 Chloe, 326 Zoe, 294 Ruby, 293 Harper, 289
Oliver, 537 baby boys Jack, 502 Noah, 459 William, 424 Thomas, 385 Leo, 377 Lucas, 357 Charlie, 353 Henry, 340 Ethan, 334
In the girls’ top 10, Ruby and Harper replace Grace and Matilda.
In the boys’ top 10, Lucas replaces Liam.
Popular baby names in Victoria, Oliver and Olivia Reign Supreme as Top 10 Baby Names Revealed (PDF)
According to National Records of Scotland (NRS), the most popular baby names in the country in 2019 were
Olivia and Jack.
Here are Scotland’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019:
Olivia, 394 baby girls Emily, 388 Isla, 364 Sophie, 308 Ella, 284 Ava, 278 Amelia, 275 Grace, 272 Freya, 260 Charlotte, 243
Jack, 449 baby boys Oliver, 359 James, 345 Charlie, 306 Harris, 304 Lewis, 280 Leo, 278 Noah, 272 Alfie, 261 Rory, 258
In girls’ top 10, Freya and Charlotte replace Jessica (now 11th) and Aria (now 15th).
In the boys’ top 10, Charlie and Alfie replace Alexander (now 11th) and Logan (now 13th). Charlie’s rise was significant; it shot up to 4th from 13th the year before.
The NRS press release mentioned that the popular British crime drama
Peaky Blinders has given a boost to the baby names Cillian, Polly and Chester. (Polly and Chester are characters in the show; Cillian refers to star Cillian Murphy.) It also noted that Ezra has become more popular thanks to English singer/songwriter George Ezra.
Of the nearly 50,000 babies born in Scotland last year, more than 5,000 — over 10% — were given a one-of-a-kind first name. Here are some of the names bestowed just once in Scotland in 2019:
Unique Girl Names Unique Boy Names Alba-Nova, Bramble, Calanais, Delphi, Evie-Peaches, Fritha, Grey, Harper-Lee, Isla-Dee, Janiba, Kavinila, Lumi, Mazikeen, Moksha, Nirbhana, Ooliana, Pichapak, Quaintrelle, Roux, Salvina-Liza, Sanziana, Tefta, Thistle, Uendjipa, Vaticana, Wish, Xiorra, Yaldz, Zografia Azmi, Bobby-Dylan, Coen-Knox, Dicaprio, Enxu, Ferdinand, Gurzack, Harbury, Iyvhn, Jonjo, Karamo, Leicester, Malachite, Moncef, Neo-Nova, Otter, Phenomenal, Qusai, Roag, Scirocco, Swift, Theodore-Bear, Torcuil, Udhay, Valdis, Wurrd, Xubin, Yug, Zalvadorro
And here are possible explanations/associations for some of the above:
Bobby-Dylan, American singer Bob Dylan Calanais, a Scottish village and/or the standing stones nearby Dicaprio, American actor Leonardo DiCaprio Harper-Lee, American writer Harper Lee Karamo, American TV personality Karamo Brown Leicester, an English city and (more importantly) a professional soccer team Malachite, a banded green stone Mazikeen, a character from the TV show Lucifer Moksha, the Hindu/Buddish cycle of rebirth (it was on the Baby Names from the East list) Nirbhana, apparently a Gaelic-influenced Nirvana (another name from the East) Quaintrelle, “a woman who is focused on style and leisurely pastimes” Roag, a Scottish hamlet on the Isle of Skye Sanziana, a Romanian word for either fairies or flowers Scirocco, a Mediterranean wind and (more importantly) a car made by Volkswagen Theodore-Bear, apparently an elongated form of “teddy bear” Thistle, the national flower of Scotland (thank you to Clare for reminding me!)
(I posted even more of
Scotland’s unique baby names over on Patreon.)
2018, the top two names were the same.
Full list of names for 2019, Babies’ First Names, Quaintrelle – Wiktionary