New Zealand baby name statistics- 2019

 

BOYS

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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Top Ten

Amelia is crowned number #1 for the first time, congrats Amelia!

Charlotte drops to runner up after a two-year reign.

Isla also falls one to take #3.

Returning are; Ruby jumps 18 to #5, Sophie up 11 to #6 and Mila hop skip 5 to #8.

Willow enters the top 10 for the first time at #9.

Olivia #4, Harper #7 and Ava #10.

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Biggest risers

Amber +35

Eleanor +28

Riley +22

Sofia +20

Piper +19

Ruby +18

Aaliyah, Elsie and Sienna +17

Jasmine +16

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Biggest fallers

Zoey -31

Isabelle -26

Charlie -24

Addison -22

Lilly -19

Alice & Stella -18

Hannah, Peyton & Rose -17

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NEW

Welcome; Maisie, Harlow, Ada and Marley.

Holly #73 (last seen in 2017 #99, first entered in 1983 #72, highest placing #16 in 1994 & 2003)

Amaia #79 (2017 #87)

Maisie  #83 NEW

Harlow #86 NEW

Lola #88  (last seen 2016 #74, first entered 2007 #92 and highest placing 2016)

Esther #95 (2013 #92 and 2016 #100)

Ada #97 NEW

Marley #98 NEW

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GONE
Alexis, Ariana, Paige, Brooklyn,

Eliza, Athena, Maya & Kaia.

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