How popular is the baby name Lucas in the United States right now? How popular was it historically? Find out using the graph below! Plus, check out all the blog posts that mention the name Lucas.
According to New Zealand’s Department of Internal Affairs, the most popular baby names in the country in 2019 were Amelia and Oliver.
Here are New Zealand’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019:
- Amelia, 255 baby girls
- Charlotte, 248
- Isla, 232
- Olivia, 225
- Ruby, 206
- Sophie, 190
- Harper, 188
- Mila, 187
- Willow, 186
- Ava, 185
- Oliver, 335 baby boys
- Noah, 297
- Leo, 257
- Jack, 251
- Lucas, 247
- George, 232
- James, 210 (tie)
- William, 210 (tie)
- Thomas, 202
- Charlie, 192
In the girls’ top 10, Ruby, Sophie, Mila and Willow replace Ella, Isabella, Emily and Mia.
In the boys’ top 10, Thomas and Charlie replace Hunter and Mason.
In 2018, the top names were Charlotte and Oliver.
Finally, the top Maori baby names in New Zealand were Mia, Aria and Maia for girls and Nikau (after the nikau palm tree), Mikaere, and Ari for boys.
Sources: Top Baby Names in New Zealand, New Zealand’s most popular baby names for 2019
According to San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency, the most popular baby names in the county in 2019 were Olivia and Liam.
Here are San Diego County’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019:
- Olivia, 243 baby girls
- Emma, 212
- Camila, 179
- Mia, 176
- Isabella, 169
- Sophia, 163
- Charlotte, 138
- Luna, 133 (2-way tie)
- Sofia, 133 (2-way tie)
- Amelia, 124 (2-way tie)
- Victoria, 124 (2-way tie)
- Liam, 442 baby boys
- Noah, 188
- Sebastian, 174 (2-way tie)
- Oliver, 174 (2-way tie)
- Mateo, 159
- Ethan, 155
- Alexander, 149
- Lucas, 137
- Benjamin, 136
- Julian, 135
In the girls’ top 10, Luna and Amelia replace Mila.
In the boys’ top 10, Lucas and Julian replace Daniel and Logan.
The HHSA also reported that the top baby names of the decade (2010-2019) in San Diego County were Sophia and Noah.
(The year before, the top two names were Emma and Liam.)
Source: Top Baby Names in San Diego County in 2019 and Past Decade
According to New York City’s Department of Health, the most popular baby names in the city in 2018 were Emma and Liam.
Here are New York City’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2018:
- Emma (501 born in NYC in 2018)
- Liam (779 born in NYC in 2018)
In the girls’ top 10, Amelia and Chloe replace Emily and Abigail.
In the boys’ top 10, Alexander replaces Jayden.
In 2017, the top two names were also Emma and Liam.
Within each of the five boroughs, the top baby names were…
- Manhattan: Emma and Noah
- Bronx: Isabella and Liam
- Brooklyn: Esther and David
- Queens: Mia and Liam
- Staten Island: Mia and Michael
And, finally, a few of the baby names bestowed just 10 times each in NYC last year were the girl names Aminah, Ida and Zadie, and the boy names Bentley, Lucian and Warren.
Source: The Top Baby Names of 2018
According to the Government of Ontario, the most popular baby names in the province in 2018 were Olivia and Liam.
Here are Ontario’s top 5 girl names and top 5 boy names of 2018:
In the boys’ top 5, Lucas replaces Logan.
The girls’ top 5, on the other hand, features the same 5 names.
In 2017, the top two names overall were Olivia and Noah.
Source: Olivia and Liam are the Most Popular Baby Names in Ontario
According to INSEE (Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques), the most popular baby names in France in 2018 were Emma and Gabriel.
Here are France’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2018:
- Emma, 4,369 baby girls
- Jade, 3,977
- Louise, 3,766
- Alice, 3,313
- Chloé, 3126
- Lina, 2,908
- Léa, 2798
- Rose, 2,720
- Anna, 2,603
- Mila, 2,581
- Gabriel, 5,419 baby boys
- Raphaël, 4591
- Léo, 4446
- Louis, 4415
- Lucas, 3979
- Adam, 3897
- Arthur, 3755
- Jules, 3698
- Hugo, 3686
- Maël, 3259
Two baby names that are trendy in France right now are Kylian and Aya — Kylian because of French soccer player Kylian Mbappé, and Aya because of French-Malian pop singer Aya Nakamura.
Strangely, I’ve never covered the French rankings before. I have posted about Paris a couple of times, though.
Sources: Classement des prénoms en France depuis 1900 – Insee, The ‘foreign’ baby name that’s still top of the charts in France