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Alfie, Archie, Freddie, Frankie, Teddy & Albie- E ending names for boys.

So in the UK & Wales they are keen on nicknames for boys.

There top 100 features 13 compared to NZ and AUS four (Charlie, Archie, Harry & Eli) and the USA has only one Eli #58.

UK & Wales

#3 Harry

#10 Charlie

#15 Alfie

#16 Archie

#18 Freddie

#39 Teddy

#45 Reggie

#50 Tommy

#52 Albie

#62 Frankie

#66 Ronnie

#73 Bobby

#96 Ollie

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Timeline in UK & Wales

   1994  Jamie, Harry, Charlie, Billy & Danny.

1997 Alfie

2000 Archie

2004 Freddie

2010 Bobby

2011 Tommy, Ollie & Frankie

2013 Teddy & Ronnie

2015 Reggie

2016 Albie

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Others to consider 

Arnie, Artie, Augie, Barney, Bernie,

Bertie, Eddie, Ernie, Ferdie, Herbie,

Hermie, Howie, Immy, Iggy, Jonty,

Laurie, Lemmie, Lenny, Manny, Monte,

Morty, Obie, Odie, Ozzie,

 Raffy, Rolly, Rudy, Solly, Sully,

Thady, Wally, Wilfie, Woody.

 

 

 

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Ireland- top baby names 2019

So the data is in, below the top 10 names for boys and girls in Ireland.

Boys                                                                      Girls

  1. Jack                                                              Emily
  2. James                                                           Grace
  3. Noah                                                            Fiadh
  4. Conor                                                           Sophie
  5. Daniel                                                          Hannah
  6. Adam                                                           Amelia
  7. Liam                                                             Ava
  8. Tadhg                                                            Ellie
  9. Luke                                                              Ella
  10. Charlie                                                          Mia

 

Boys top 100

Sports a lot of Nicknames; (almost a quarter of all names!)

Ben, Leo, Max, Jake, Tom, Alex, Sam, Theo, Eli,

Bobby, Alfie, Charlie, Harry, Ollie, Tommy, Billy,

Archie, Danny, Freddie, Frankie, Joey, Jamie,

Josh & Zach.

Traditional names (a quarter)

Christopher, Mark, Martin, Kevin, Robert, David, Aaron, Michael,

Alexander, Jacob, Samuel, Theodore, Benjamin, William, Joseph,

Joshua, James, Daniel, Adam, Anthony, Andrew, Matthew, Edward,

John & Arthur.

Irish names

Tadhg, Darragh, Oisin, Cillian, Cian, Senan, Donnacha, Cathal, Eoin,

Dara, Ruairi, Odhran & Odhran (with dodacky over a)

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Outside top 100 

100 +

Cormac, Tiernan, Teddy, Arlo, Lorcan, Elliot, Calvin & Blake, Louie, Harvey & Cole,

Keelan, Milo, Caolan, Conall, Jonah & Mateo, Toby, Ned, Colm,

Will, Frank & Dan,  Rocco, Lennon, Emmett, Maximilian, Art & Finley,

Jimmy, Flynn & Hudson, Tristan, Nathaniel, Marcus & Julian,

Beau, Elias, Lachlan & Ezra, Vincent & Tobias, Davison, Odin, Beauden & Maxim,

Bruno, Jasper, Miles, Ralph, Enzo & Rua (meaning 2), Otis, Carson, Spencer, Nico & Zion,

Thady, Benas, Asher, Remy & Bodhi, Milan, Rio, Wyatt, Emmett, Tajus & Jenson

Joel, Roan, Jonas & Avery, Ciaran, Walter, Travis, Heath, Koa & Oakley,

Cullen, Ari, Dorian & Kit.

500+

Maxwell, Dexter, Orin, Franklin & Denver,

Fintan, Malachi, Solomon, Wesley, Jarlath, Taha, Micah, Amos, Dante, Asa, Bowie, Casper, Fletcher, Lucian, Nolan, Rex, Kenzo, Quentin, Sidney, Archer, Sawyer, Ziggy, Knox, Beckett, Forrest & Jem.

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Girls top 100

Mainly traditional names (almost half!)

Emily, Grace, Hannah/Hanna, Amelia, Lucy, Emma, Molly, Anna, Kate, Ruby, Sarah, Isabelle, Alice, Leah, Eva, Zara, Charlotte, Lauren, Jessica, Faye, Isabella, Eve, Ada, Abigail, Julia, Clara, Amy, Maria, Emilia, Heidi, Holly/Hollie, Ivy, Rose, Elizabeth, Georgia, Rebecca, Laura, Ellen, Alexandra, Isabel, Mary, Hazel, Rachel, Evelyn, Megan & Daisy.

Modern/Trendy

Freya, Sienna, Chloe, Olivia, Ava, Mia, Isla, Zoe, Sofia, Willow, Maya, Layla, Aria, Alannah, Harper, Amber & Mila

Nicknames

Ellie, Sadie, Evie, Millie, Rosie, Maisie, Annie, Bonnie, Bella & Abbie

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Outside top 100

100+

Maeve & Luna, Penny & Pippa, Ayla, Annabelle & Penelope, Naoise, Cora & Matilda,

Elsie, Laoise & Nora, Eleanor, Hallie & Lottie, Siofra & Siun (over the u)

Summer, Tess & Eliza, Aoibhinn, Jasmine, Isobel, Juliette & Savannah,

Stella, Ariana, Florence & Esme, Bridget, Nadia & Aurora, Orla, Rhea, Arabella & Nancy,

Robin, Pearl & Remi, Thea & Iris, Zofia & Nell, Amelie, Helena, Juliet, Beatrice, Cadhla, Fia, Edie & Violet,

Elodie, Frankie & Grainne, Libby, Lillian, Lyla, Harriet & Nova,

Una Eabha, Sorcha, Rosa, Francesca, Lila, Nela & Roisin,

Saibh, Juno & Margot, Martha, Maebh, Ria, Ailsa, Avery, Priya, Miriam, Evelina, Connie, Billie, Pola, Ariella & Myla,

Joanna, Annabel, Cleo, Eloise, Vivienne, Gloria & Eliana, Heather, Claudia, Joy, Aurelia, Iseult, Alba, Harlow, Valentina & Adeline,

Sasha, Keela, Imogen, Angelina, Winnie, Autumn & Marcelina, Fiona, Sandra, Veronica, Madeleine, Louisa, Paula, Bianca, Annalise, Olive, Edith, Bowie & Vada,

Una, Nessa, Esther, Pia, Martina, Anne, Rosemary, Seren, Polly, Delia, Kitty, Melody, June & Philippa,

500+

Patricia, Paulina, Greta, Adele, Irene, Gaia, Lois, Dorothy, Ida & Aubrey,

Sabrina, Melanie, Angela, Teresa, Celine, Saorla, Judith, Neala, Leia, Winifred, Agnes, Noor, Beatrix & Winter,

Katherine, Caroline, India, Susan, Milly, Alva, Dora, Gwen, Maud, Wendy, Arwen, Celeste, Ines, Minnie, Theodora, Delilah, Effie & Essie,

Chelsea, Nadine, Josephine, Simone, Magdalena, Fionnuala, Philomena, Joyce, Carmen, Honor, Audrey, Adelaide, Lyra, Marnie, Athena, Betty, Constance, Flora, Meadow, Mina, Mira, Raya, Remy, Zoya, Noa, Romi, Sloane & Blossom,

Noelle, Genevieve, Noemi, Bernadette, Princess, Tamara, Agata, Brigid, Sylvia, Elsa, Isolde, Olwyn, Tabitha, Astrid, Cecelia, Ekaterina, Eunice, Frances, Cassidy, Manuela, Petra, Pixie, Sylvie, Allegra, Andra, Beatriz, Emmeline, Indiana, Nella, Salome, Viola, Zosia, Della, Naya, Nola, Rafaela, Theadora, Marlowe & Veda.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Top names across NZ, AUS, UK and USA 2018 = Noah & Olivia

Since I have time on my hands (Easter weekend) and because I’m a crazy lady and love baby name Statistics I have calculated the 100 top names from NZ, AUS, UK & Wales and USA combined. I also have listed names given to less than 500 and 100 babies respectively :).

*Note all data used was the top 100 of each country above for boys and girls only. In New Zealand and Australia the only data avaliable is the top 100.

Boys

  1. Noah
  2. Liam
  3. Oliver
  4. William
  5. James
  6. Lucas
  7. Benjamin
  8. Jacob
  9. Alexander
  10. Logan

11-49 Elijah, Ethan, Mason, Henry, Jack, Daniel, Michael, Sebastian, Samuel, Joseph, Isaac, Jackson, Leo, Thomas, Matthew, Joshua, David, Carter, Dylan, Aiden, Jayden, Theodore, Gabriel, Jaxon, Luke, Owen, Levi, Grayson, Wyatt, John, Hunter, Ryan, Julian, Mateo, Caleb, Lincoln, Anthony & Hudson.

50-100 Christopher, Ezra, Andrew, Asher, Nathan, Eli, Connor, Adam, Isaiah, Josiah, Christian, Landon, Adrian, Jonathon, Nolan, Dominic, Jeremiah, Harry, Roman, Easton, Cooper, Elias, Colton, Cameron, Carson, Jordan, Xavier, Austin, Robert, Angel, Maverick, Nicholas, Jaxson, Greyson, Ian, Santiago, Charlie, Oscar, Brayden, Evan, Ezekiel, Jose, Jace, Jameson, Leonardo, Bryson, Parker, Axel, Kayden, Everett & Arthur.

Names given to less than 500 boys (In order from highest to lowest)

Ashton, Darcy, Angus, Beau, Nate, Muhammad, Bodhi, Fletcher Harley, Ari & Nicholas, Spencer, Ryder, Vincent, Nathaniel & Theo.

Names given to less than 100 boys (In descending order)

Braxton, Quinn, Nixon & Beauden, Luka, Phoenix & Kingston.

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Girls

1.Olivia

2.Emma

3. Ava

4. Isabella

5. Amelia

6. Charlotte

7. Mia

8. Sophie

9. Harper

10. Evelyn

11-49 Emily, Ella, Abigail, Grace, Elizabeth, Mila, Sofia, Aria, Scarlett, Chloe, Lily, Layla, Avery, Penelope, Isla, Madison, Hannah, Eleanor, Willow, Zoe, Ivy, Violet, Lucy, Ruby, Sophia, Riley, Zoey, Aurora, Nora, Bella, Emilia, Ellie, Eva, Addison, Maya, Stella, Lillian, Audrey & Aubrey.

50-100 Savannah, Natalie, Anna, Leah, Claire, Brooklyn, Skylar, Paisley, Everly, Caroline, Nova, Genesis, Sarah, Aaliyah, Kennedy, Elena, Samantha, Kinsley, Naomi, Allison, Gabriella, Piper, Madelyn, Cora, Quinn, Delilah, Serenity, Autumn, Adeline, Hailey, Gianna, Valentina, Eliana, Nevaeh, Sadie, Lydia, Evie, Alexa, Madeline, Josephine, Emery, Julia, Arianna, Vivian, Kaylee, Brielle, Poppy, Sienna, Matilda, Florence & Isabelle.

Names given to less than 500 babies (highest to lowest)

Mackenzie, Frankie, Maddison, Billie, Alexis, Eden, Eloise, Lara, Indiana, Harlow, Madeleine, Victoria, Peyton, Charlie, Olive, Chelsea and Isabel.

Names given to less than 100 babies (big to small)

Maia, Indie, Kiara, Paige, Nina, Athena & Kaia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Make way for the new son- Grayson

This post is a revamp in part of a post from Dec 2014 called “Revamped- the new sons.”

With Grayson being the highest rising name within the New Zealand top 100 2019 rising 40 places I thought it would be timely to examine to “son’s” in top 100 baby names.

Jason– was the first big “son” in New Zealand, he was #1 between 1970-1972 (inclusive), was inside the top 10 until 1983 and was in the top 100 before leaving in 2004.

Jackson was the second “son,” he entered in 1993 at #92 and rose steadily through the 90’s before reaching #43 in 2010. In 2019 it takes #26. Never as popular as Jason, perhaps owing to the popularity of Jack.

Harrison the third “son,” following five years later at #43 in 1998, he has never broken the top 30, the highest placing was #31 in 2003. Today it sits at #33.

Mason was the fourth son and second to break into the top 10, in 2014 & 2016 he was #4, 2015 #6, 2017 #8 and 2018 #10. Mason takes #14 in 2019, perhaps beginning to drop?

Hudson followed Mason 11 years later entering in 2014 #87, 2015 #77, 2016 #73, 2017 #60 before leaping to #3 in 2018. Its the highest its ever placed last year at #22, will it break the top 20 for 2020? I suspect so.

Grayson is the lastest “son” a huge leap from #98 in 2018 to #58 in 2019 showing perhaps it will be the latest son to rival Hudson.

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Australia (2018) #10 Mason, #13 Harrison, #19 Hudson & Jackson #41. (The first three more popular than in NZ currently)

United States of America (2018) #9 Mason, #17 Jackson, #32 Grayson, #54 Hudson, #70 Carson, #77 Greyson, #91 Jameson, #93 Bryson & #100 Jason. (Only Mason & Jackson higher placing +Italics not in NZ)

England & Wales (2018) #34 Harrison, #40 Mason, #70 Jenson, #80 Jackson & #83 Grayson. (None placing higher than NZ, Jenson not in NZ)

Scotland (2019) #28 Mason, #30 Harrison, #79 Jackson, #84 Carson & #87 Grayson.   (Harrison higher placed & Carson not in NZ)

RIPE FOR TAKING INTERNATIONALLY-

Carson,

Greyson (alt spelling),

Jameson,

 Jenson. 

Feels too old Bryson.

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Others to consider 

Brayson,

Cayson/Cason, Colson,

Dayson,

Edison,  Emerson,

Hayson,

Jedson, Jempson, Jemson, Jepson, Jetson, Judson,

Kason, Keeson, Kelson, Kenson, Kierson,

Larson,

Madson, Mackson/Macson, Morrison, Myson,

Nicson/Nickson

Orson,

Payson, Preston,

Tennyson,

Watson.

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Scottish gems 2019- Ellis & Ailsa (enter top 100)

New names to the Scotland top 100 (* are not in the NZ top 100 2019)

Carson (*)            Ailsa (*)

Cody (*)               Aoife (*)

Ellis (*)                  Elizabeth

Louie                    Eve (*)

Roman                  Evelyn

Sonny (*)               Harley (*)

Theodore              Lottie (*)

                              Lucie (*)

                              Mirren (*)

                              Myla (*)

                              Nova (*)

                               Scarlett

 

Boys top 100 (and beyond) 

#5 Harris

#9 Alfie

#10 Rory

#18 Brodie

#51 Jude

#69 Ruaridh

#79 Fraser

#83 Carson

#83 Innes

#85 Murray

#95 Ellis

 

***** Beyond****

#101 Frankie

#107 Struan

#108 Evan

#116 Calvin

#119 Teddy

#121 Marcus & Parker

#140 Cillian

#145 Albie

#161 Miller

#163 Milo & Oran

#189 Colton & Jenson

#204 Kerr, Keir, Rudi & Rio

#219 Kacper, Otis, Miles & Travis

#233 Jonah, Murdo & Mac

#244 Enzo, Asher, Lennox & Niall

#250 Odin

#258 Oakley & Rex

#264 Rocco & Rohan

#289 Dexter

#296 Bruno, Ivor, Kit, River & Tom

#320 Mateo& Rudy

#334 Tobias

#355 Bear, Beau, Bodhi, Chester, Fletcher, Joe, Marshall,Micah, Torin & Will

#394 Ari, Frank, Gary, Glen, Hector, Mitchell, Nolan, Saul & Tate

#431 Otto, Remy,Romeo & Wyatt

#464 Rupert, Roan, Simon, Walter & Wren

 

***Beyond top 500***

#516 August, Calder, Casper, Cormac, Dante, Ford,

Fox, Franklin, Jonas, Keanu, Knox, Orion, Raphael,

Solomon, Tadhg & Tierney.

#606 Baxter, Bertie, Bowie, Emmett, Heath, Lorcan,

Murphy, Sawyer, Sullivan & Wilfred

#701 Atlas, Barnaby, Edwin, Fintan, Huxley,

Monty, Rafferty, Roscoe, Sorley & Viggo

 

****Given to one child****

Aldo, Alric, Ambrose, Arnold,

Bartholomew, Becker, Bryn,

Cassian, Conrad,

Darcy,

Edison, Emery, Evander, Everett,

Ferdinand, Floyd,

Griffin,

Holden, Humphrey,

Ignatius,

Jarvis, Jem, Jethro, Jock,

Kelso, Kester, Kip,

Linus, Lionel, Lucian,

Marlon, Miro, Monte,,

Ned, Nye,

Osiris,

Pablo, Pascal, Percy,

Quentin,

Reed, Rhett,

Sergio, Stellan, Sylvan,

Thiago,

Valentino,

Winter, Wolf,

Zebedee, Zeke, Zephyr, Zeppelin, Zeus & Ziggy.

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Girls top 100 (and beyond) 

#19 Rosie

#22 Eilidh

#29 Orla

#37 Robyn

#40 Gracie

#42 Skye

#45 Erin

#46 Hallie, #47 Molly, #59 Hollie, #67 Callie

#68 Hope

#70 Iona

#76 Myla

#85 Mirren

#92 Lucie (#12 Lucy)

#97 Nova

#100 Abbie, Aila, Ailsa, Aoife

Lottie, Lyla & Maria

 

*****Beyond******

#107 Aba, Arya, Eden, Lucia, Penny & Remi

#113 Flora & Heidi

#117 Arabella, Eleanor & Harriet

#129 Iris

#144 Rosa

#152 Edith

#158 Blake, Caitlin & Martha

#164 Isobel, Orlagh & Skylar

#168 Francesca, Frankie & Macie

#175 Ellis, Lois, Megan & Stella

#182 Nora & Olive

#185 Eloise, Keira, Marnie & Tilly

#191 Annabelle, Hazel, Libby & Lydia

#199 Rhea, Zofia & Zuzanna

#206 Billie & Charlie (also Nola)

#224 Anastasia, Bailey, Brooklyn, Helena, Laura & Romi

#237 Leia & Lyra

#248 Astrid, Caoimhe, Cerys, Eliana, Elodie.

#258 Fern, Margaret & Seren

#267 Faye, Felicity & Fiadh

#286 Wren

#304 Beatrice, Heather, Josie, Kate & Winter

#322 Margot, Madeleine & Mabel

#343 Delilah, Edie, Josephine, Katherine, Lillian, Minnie & Valentina

Nela, Nia & Noa

Remy & Romy

#376 Claudia, Elara, Elspeth, Nyla, Pixie & Polly

#406 Juliet, Lila, Nellie, Nuala, Pearl & Tara

#447 Cassidy, Celeste, Etta, India, Nancy, Nell, Sylvie & Verity

#493 Adeline, Arwen, Elsa, Genevieve, Greta, Juno, Kitty & Tabitha

 

 

******Beyond top 500********

#560 Athena, Aurelia, Beatrix, Blossom, Blythe, Clementine,

Emme, Ingrid, Marcella, Meadow, Noelle, Ramona & Winnie

#630 Anais, Audrey, Calla, Helen, Rosemary,

Tessa, Theodora, Vera, Willa & Zelda

#765 Cassandra, Clover, Coco, Enid, Evangeline,

Fiona, Greer, Honor, Jemima, Ophelia,

Saffron, Tallulah & Zunaira

#990 Agatha, Anouk, Ariadne, Astra,

Birdie, Bridget, Briony, Eleni, Evelina,

Fianna, Florrie, Gianna, Honey, Ines,

Joan, Joyce, Juniper, Maple, Marlowe,

Mirabelle, Nella, Octavia, Paloma, Primrose,

Romilly, Runa, Simona, Theadora, Thora

& Ziva.

 

***** Given to one child******

Allegra, Anne, Anoushka, Apple, Aroha, Aspen, Asta,

Atla, Atlantis, August, Aura, Avalon, Awa,

Bellatrix, Berry, Bibiana, Bliss, Blue, Bowie, Bramble,

Calliope, Clemence, Clementina, Clio, Coralie,

Coraline, Cordelia, Cressida,

Daphne, Delphi, Dora, Dorothy, Dottie, Dulcie

Elka, Euthymia,

Fionnuala, Fleur, Flossie, Frances, Freda,

Gigi, Gwendoline,

Heba, Hera, Hero, Hettie,

Idette, Inez, Iola, Irene, Isa, Isadora

Jacinda, Jean, Julie, June, Jura,

Keala, Keiko, Kemi, Kiki, Kiva, Koala,

Lark, Lettie, Lilou, London, Lotta, Lotus,

Luciana, Lucille, Lucinda, Lula, Lulu, Lumi,

Maidie, Mariella, Mavis, Meg, Mimi,

Minerva, Minna, Monroe, Myrtle,

Natasha, Nikita, November, Nula,

Odette, Orly,

Parla, Pepper, Pia, Posy,

Raven, Rebel, Rosamund, Roxana, Rumer, Rumi,

Sage, Sailor, Sanne, Scout, Senna, Soleil, Sorrel, Sparrow,

Tamsin, Thistle, Tovi, True, Truly, Tula,

Vida, Virginia,

Winona,

Xanthe,

Yarra, Yasmine,

Zinnia & Zosia

 

 

 

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TOP 100 baby names New Zealand- BOYS Oliver retains #1, Fastest rising Grayson.

Top 10

Oliver retains #1 for sixth year in a row, looking to follow in Joshua’s footsteps #1 (1995-2004)

Noah and Leo up 1 to #2 and #3

Jack falls 2 to #4, Lucas up 3 to #5 and James up 1 to #8.

George stays at #6 and William also keeps #7.

Thomas and Charlie return to the top 10, up five and two spots respectively to take #9 & #10.

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Biggest risers

Grayson +40

Arthur +29

Caleb +27

Felix +24

Theodore +21

John & Roman +16, Louie +15 and Matthew +14.

Also up 10+; Harvey, Hudson, Levi, Angus and Beau

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Biggest loses 

Irish boys lose out and er endings starting to fall?

Charles -24

Connor -23

Sebastian -20

Gabriel & Louis -17

Adam, Aiden & Harry -16

Blake, Flynn & Michael -15

Also down 10+; Archer, Braxton, Jaxon, Ryder, Edward and Tyler.

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Stable= Same placing

Oliver, George, William, Finn, Ryan and Daniel.  (all placed top #50)

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New is Ezekiel and others return

Biblical theme

Zion #81 (2009 #89, 2012 & 16 # 96)

Isaiah #85 ( 2000 #94, 2013 #93 and 2015 #93)

Ezekiel #86 NEW

Micah #91 (2016 #98)

Reuben #95 ( 1982 #100, 1984 #99, 2003 #44 2010 #86 and 2017 #87)

Elliot #97 (1995 #98)

Nikau #98 (2015 #96)

Leon #99 (1973 #99, 1982 #75, 1983, 1986 and 2008 #99, 2016 +17 #85)

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Gone

Quinn, Nixon, Beauden, Kingston,

Fletcher, Alex, Kayden & Patrick.

 

 

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