OHbaby 2015 entrants in a baby competition New Zealand

These are from a NZ parenting magazine where parents post photos of their child to win prizes and appear as the cover star- I always love to look at the names. Typically the children are under three.

Girls

Ada Maple (first and middle)

Audrina

Cortez

Daphne

Dior

Elky

Evangeline

Gwendolyn

Ihiko

Inara

Joyrene

Kalisi

Kennedy

Maeva

Minnie

Nellie

Peaches

Renesemee

Tangihaere

Ursula

Waimarie

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Boys

Axl

Bay

Beauden

Broadus

Cannon

Flint

Gilbert

Hagan

Harlen

Inglis

Jed

Kyson

Lark

Maxim

McNeil

Millen

Pfeiffer

Priaulx

Reeve

Ripley

Rogan

Rush

Ryker

Taika

Waylon

Zamiel

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Names on trend- New Zealand

Using the new entries to the top 100 2014 boys and girls I have found names with a similar feel and grouped them below.

BOYS

Hudson & Grayson: Edison, Jetson, Keeson, Lawson & Stetson.

Harley, Nixon & Cohen: Bowie, Chaplin, Hendrix, Jagger, Nolan & Presly.

Arthur, Ezra, Lewis & Theo: Bart, Cedric, Cole, Edwin, Hardy, Ike, Jonah, Jude & Waldo

Jasper, Nathaniel, Asher & Quinn: Avery, Bennett, Calder, Ivor, Jem, Sullivan & Wilder.

GIRLS

Evie, Katie & Sadie: Bridie, Cass, Maisie, Winnie & Tess

Ariana: Alexia, Aneira & Audra

Harriet, Isobel & Thea: Ada, Evangeline, Flora, Greta, Mabel, Margot, Polly, Sylvie & Willa

Savannah: Aspen, Arizona, Chelsea, Florence, India & Vienna

Maria & Naomi: Atarah, Junia, Keturah, Keziah, Reumah Salome & Tamar,

Freya: Athena, Clio, Gaia, Hebe, Iris & Thalia

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Vintage baby names- what could be hot in NZ for 2015. Boys.

Baby names that were popular in 1915 that are in top 100 in 2014

John #1 (#85)

William #2 (#6)

James #3

George #4 (#25)

Thomas #6 (#18)

Arthur #7 (#98)

Charles #8 (82)

Edward #11 (#71)

Henry #16 (#30)

David #19 (#67)

Jack #23 (#2)

Alexander #34 (#13)

Joseph #39 (#43)

Patrick #45 (#77)

Harry #46 (#36)

Samuel #62 (#14)

Michael #75 (56)

Daniel #80 (#20)

Lewis #83 (#100)

Leo #86 (#23)

Louis #99 (#62)

Here are some ready to be recycled from 1915.

Frederick/Wilfred (Freddie)

Albert (Bertie)

Walter

Frank

Herbert (Herbie)

Stanley

Sydney/Sidney

Ralph

Hector

Percy/Percival

Edwin

Arnold

Rex

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Vintage baby names- what could be hot in NZ for 2015. Girls.

Parents look to old vintage names to find something that sounds new-

Baby names that were popular in 1915 that are in top 100 in 2014

Florence #12 (#85)

Alice #14 (#43)

Elizabeth #16 (#39)

Olive #26 (#49)

Violet #28 (#59)

Ivy #33 (#43)

Grace #34 (#13)

Hazel #37 (#34)

Evelyn #40 (#29)

Eva #47 (#23)

Ruby #48 (#10)

Emily #53 (#4)

Lucy #68 (#19)

Isabella #71 (#11)

Rose #82 (#55)

Isabel #82 (#92)

Sarah both #91

Stella #94 (#52)

Charlotte #98 (#1)

Here are some ready to be recycled from 1915.

Elsie

Edith (Edie)

Iris

Helen (or Helena)

Audrey

Dulcie

Beatrice

Lillian

Ada

Sylvia (or Sylvie)

May (or spell it Mae)

Freda

Josephine (or Josie)

Nola

Clara

Eleanor

Daisy

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One of a kind- names from the The Press-Births- Christchurch- New Zealand 2014.

BOYS
Albert

Alexandros

Archer

Asher

Balin

Barnaby

Beckett

Bede

Brennan

Bruno

Calder

Carson

Dashiell

Denzel

Dexter

Everett

Frank

Geordie

Grayson

Gus

Hank

Ihaka

Jett

Kit

Leif

Levi

Monte

Ned

Oswin

Reve

Rory

Rupert

Sanzou

Ted

Tom

Zeke

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GIRLS

Agnes

Anneke

Arizona

Bethany

Bianca

Bridie

Cartier

Cassandra

Daisy

Devon

Elena

Elsa

Emmaline

Fern

Flossie

Gisele

Greta

Heidi

Honor

Imogen

Jeanie

Julia

Laura

Libby

Lillian

Loretta

Lydia

Madeleine

Margot

Meg

Molly

Olympia

Quinn

Rosana

Saskia

Tilly

Una

Willa

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The NZ top 100 – over run with A names

A names!

What is it about them that make people love them so much?

Is it that they are the first letter in the alphabet? so therefore at the beginning of the baby name lists?

In the New Zealand top 100 there is currently;

15 girls and 14 boys names beginning with A.

Here they are.

BOYS

Aaron
Adam
Aidan
Aiden
Alex
Alexander
Angus
Archer
Archie
Arlo
Arthur
Asher
Ashton
Austin

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GIRLS

Aaliyah
Abigail
Addison
Alexandra
Alexis
Alice
Amber
Amelia
Anna
Annabelle
Aria
Ariana
Aurora
Ava
Ayla

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Featuring in the Australian top 100 2014 =17

Ava

Amelia

Abigail

Alexis

Annabelle

Alice

Audrey

Addison

Aria

Alyssa

Anna

Alexandra

Aaliyah

Amelie

Amber

Ayla

Ariana

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Featuring in the USA top 100 2013 = 21

Ava

Abigail

Avery

Amelia

Aubrey

Addison

Audrey

Allison

Anna

Aaliyah

Aria

Arianna

Alexis

Aubree

Ariana

Alyssa

Alexa

Autumn

Ashley

Annabelle

Alexandra

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Which would you use? Which do you like?

Are you a parent of A- name children?/Do you have a name beginning with A?

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NZ top 100 continued

Biggest losers.

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Boys

Jake -28

John -26

Charles -23

Alex -21

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Girls

Caitlin -35

Annabelle -27

Samantha -24

Pippa & Poppy -20

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New to top 100

Boys

Grayson #75

Nixon #83

Jasper #85

Hudson #87

Ezra #88

Theo #89

Nathaniel #91

Asher #92

Quinn #93

Harley #94

Cohen #97

Arthur #98

Lewis #100

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Girls

Evie #47

Ariana #75

Thea #79

Savannah #80

Sadie #86

Isobel #88

Harriet #93

Katie #94

Maria #97

Naomi #98

Freya #99

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Goodbye

Boys

Dominic, Tyson, Gabriel, Christian, Isaiah,

Jonathan, Kingston, Declan, Sam, Maxwell,

Joel, Jesse & Andrew.

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Girls

Indi, Mikayla, Faith, Claire,

Esther, Taylor, Jade, Lola,

Charlie, Alyssa & Victoria.

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