Posts tagged Baby names

Christchurch (NZ) Press baby names first half of the year

Boys

William (5)

Jack (4)

Angus (3)

Charlie (3)

Oliver (3)

Samuel (3)

Christopher, Cooper, Fergus, Harry,

James, Max, Oscar, Ryan & Theodore (2)

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Girls

Isla (4)

Annabelle (3)

Charlotte (3)

Sophie (3)

Chloe, Emma, Eva, Georgia, Hannah, Isabelle,

Mackenzie, Maia, Natalie, Rosa, Scarlett & Stella (2)

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Its hard to know as many people don’t place birth announcements now if this is a good indication of popularity of names in Christchurch. But the following did feature in last years top 10 for boys and girls;

Charlotte, Isla and Sophie + Oliver, Jack, James and William.

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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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Baby names Christchurch New Zealand

The Press Christchurch Top Names Jan-June

Girls

Emily,

Lucy,

& Olivia

Charlotte.

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Boys

Jack

Alexander,

& George

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More Unusual choices

Girls

Allie

Bridie

Charlee

Daisy

Elena

Evan-Rose

Flossie

Heidi

Ivy

Jeanie

Loretta

Rosana

Serene

Una

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Boys

Anton

Barnaby

Beckett

Calder

Carson

Dexter

Everett

Freddie

Gus

Hank

Kit

Miles

Oswin

Rupert

Sanzou

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The new sons- New Zealand baby name trends

Old sons

Jason (1999-2004)

Harrison (#42) &  Jackson (#43) in 1999

 Mason (2000)  and still making the list in 2013.

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Newer sons

Tyson (2010-2013)

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On trend (spotted in CHCH press)

Benson

Carson

Grayson

Hudson

Jenson

Jameson

Nelson

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Hot for the taking

Bronson

Edison

Emerson (considered unisex)

Johnson

Judson

Lawson

Morrison

Orson

Robson

Tennyson

Wilson

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Which ones do you like?

Would you consider using a son name?

What about using son on the end of your husbands or Dad’s/Grandfather’s name?

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New Zealand top 100 baby names 2012

There are here!

TOP TEN

Girls

A new top girl Olivia for the first time!

New to the top 10 are Amelia (+2) & Sophia (+6) and Ava (+2)

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1. Olivia

2. Sophie

3. Emily

4. Charlotte

5. Ruby

6. Isabella

7. Ella

8. Amelia

9. Sophia

10. Ava

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Boys

Jack reigns as King once more!  2005, 06, 07, 08, 09 & now 2012!

New to the top 10 are Mason (+10), Jacob (+4) and Ethan (+7)

Joshua leaves the top ten falling 14 places.

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1. Jack

2. Oliver

3. William

4. Liam

5. Mason

6. Samuel

7. Jacob

8. Lucas

9. Ethan

10. Noah

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THE TOP 100

Girls

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UP

Biggest climber is Harper entering at #33.

The I’s have arrived, Ivy enters at #54 and sister Indie enters at #61.

Aria races a massive 33 spots up to sit behind Alice.

Nina climbs by 28, Layla, 24, Scarlett 22 & Annabelle 20.

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DOWN

Kayla plummets 46 places to squeeze in at #100.

Anna is falling fast 38 and Kate isn’t far behind on 32 (so much for the Royal one!)

People also seem to have lost their Faith (-31)

Mikayla loses 26 and Amber one less.

Sofia & Brooke fall 21.

Lily loses 7 and leaves the top 100 and sister Lilly also falls down 17.

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SAME

Ella, Chloe, Sienna, Sarah, Taylor, Brooklyn.

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HELLO

Harper #33

Ivy #54

Indie #61

Ashley #72

Piper #77

Matilda #80

Evie #85

Lola #86

Skyla #87

Daisy #89

Riley #91

Maya #98

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GOODBYE

Ariana, Isobel, Sasha, Angel, Tayla, Victoria, Natalie,

Elise, Rebecca, Savannah,Manaia, Katie & Caitlin.

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Boys

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UP

Braxton( enters as my prediction :)) at #28!

Ryder up 23 spots.

Quinn and Edward a steady rise of 15,

Leo up 13,

 while Carter, Austin & Phoenix are all up 10.

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DOWN

Cameron & Aiden both lose the most places 23 a piece.

Brother Aidan also falls 19. Could this be the slow fall of the American favourite for us kiwis?

Joshua (-14),

Adam & Luca (-13),

Riley, Ashton & Luke (-12),

Lachlan, Alex & Isaac (-10)

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SAME
Jordan & Kingston.

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HELLO

Braxton #28

Hugo #71

Joel #76

Kayden #77

Beau #82

Jasper #84

Dominic #86

Hayden #88

Aaron #91

Israel #92

Asher #95

Leon #98

Nate #100

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GOODBYE

Roman, Declan, Chase, Cruz, Nicholas, Jamie,

Maxwell, Seth, Ben, Christian, Andrew, Cody & Jesse.

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Hope you have as much fun reading these as I did analysing :).

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