According to the NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, the most popular baby names in the Australian state last year were Amelia and Oliver.
Here are New South Wales’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2021:
In the boys’ top 10, Theodore and Levi replaced Liam and Elijah.
In the girls’ top 10, Ella and Matilda replaced Sophia and Zoe. (“[I]t’s good to see Matilda waltzing up the charts,” quipped NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman.)
In 2020, the top names were also Amelia and Oliver.