How popular is the baby name Oliver 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 Oliver.
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.
Finally, in 2018, the top names were Ava/Charlotte and Oliver.
Sources: Olivia and Jack top the list as WA’s most popular baby names revealed, Popular Baby Names – DOJ – Govt of Western Australia
According to Statistics Norway, the most popular baby names in Norway in 2019 were Emma and Jakob/Jacob.
Here are Norway’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019:
- Emma, 393 baby girls
- Nora/Norah, 379
- Sofie/Sophie, 326
- Ella, 319
- Olivia, 303
- Ada, 291
- Sofia/Sophia, 271
- Sara/Sarah/Zara, 265
- Maja/Maia/Maya, 260
- Ingrid, 258
- Jakob/Jacob, 423 baby boys
- Lucas/Lukas, 392
- Filip/Fillip/Philip/Phillip, 387
- Oskar/Oscar, 358
- Oliver, 353
- Emil, 347
- Henrik, 339
- William, 333
- Noah/Noa, 314
- Aksel/Axel, 311
In the girls’ top 10, Ada, Sofia/Sophia and Ingrid replace Emilie, Leah/Lea, and Amalie. (Ada may have gotten a boost from Norwegian footballer Ada Hegerberg.)
In the boys’ top 10, William replaces Elias.
In the capital city of Oslo, the top names were Mohammad and Nora.
In 2018, the top two names were Emma and Lucas/Lukas.
Sources: Navn – SSB, Dette var de mest populære navnene i 2019, The top 10 Norwegian baby names for boys and girls
According to Idaho Vital Statistics, the most popular baby names in the state in 2018 were Olivia and Liam.
Here are Idaho’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2018:
- Olivia, 107 baby girls
- Emma, 92
- Harper, 88
- Charlotte, 83
- Evelyn, 82
- Amelia, 77
- Hazel, 62
- Ava, 60
- Abigail, 58
- Lily, 56 (tied with #11, Sophia)
- Liam, 127 baby boys
- Oliver, 114
- William, 93
- Hudson, 83 (tie)
- Henry, 83 (tie)
- James, 82
- Owen, 79
- Jackson, 78
- Wyatt, 77
- Lincoln, 75
In the girls’ top 10, Hazel and Lily replace Elizabeth and (technically) Sophia.
In the boys’ top 10, Hudson, Owen, and Wyatt replace Samuel, Mason, and Logan. Notably, Hudson didn’t even make Idaho’s top 25 in 2017.
Speaking of 2017…the top two names that year were Emma and Oliver.
And now, some of Idaho’s unusual baby names:
|Unique Girl Names||Unique Boy Names|
|Amerikis, Anomaly, Aquamarine, Atlyss, Azkadealliya, Buttercup, Cansas, Ellexy, Gift, Glacier-Dawn, Ingeborg, Jonnacie, Kc, Livingston, Naivee, Netanya, Neverr, Onnicka, Phynixx, Reminatrix, Silentbird, Stormageddon, Sufia, Violetjade, Yggdrasil||Anarchy, Banx, Bekan, Boss, Combat, Derexx, Geremi, Given, Gnash, Grizzly, Jj, Jrue, Krush, Lighten, Lukasza, Prentiss, Rhun, Skeigh, Thackery, Timber, Trynitee, Tytanium, Ugutz, Wisely|
Possible explanations/associations for a couple of the above:
Source: Annual Reports – Idaho Vital Statistics
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:
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.
Sources: Lowest number of births since 1982, Jersey’s Most Popular Baby Names Revealed