Posts tagged Evie

Will Oliver reign in 2015

With the Top 100 baby names for New Zealand in 2015 set to be released any day its interesting to wonder who will take out the top spots.

I suspect that Oliver will retain #1 and that Charlotte will remain his Queen especially with the birth of the royal Princess but its hard to say with Olivia hot on her heels.

I predict small movements within the top 10 of either gender but no big movers and shakers. Especially with the boys I suspect Oliver, Jack and James will stay in their trifecta of classic cool.

According to the 100 year rule new entries from 2014 old fashioned gems such as Theo and sister Thea, Arthur, Lewis, Harriet and Evie (also Evelyn) will continue to rise.

Set to continue to head up will be Millie, Evelyn, Alice, Matilda, Theodore, Alexander and Jasper.

New entry possibilities include; Elsie, Greta, Polly, Willa  and brothers Alfred, Frederic (k), Hugh and Jude.

Will it be the fall of Madison, Summer, Brooklyn, Savannah and Kayla or perhaps Jayden, Tyler, Jordan and Ashton.

Say goodbye to Caitlin and farewell Jake?

What do you think? what are you predictions for New Zealand or your home country? I’d love to hear from you ūüôā


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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.


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.


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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New Zealand’s top 100 baby names 2014

Top ten



1.Charlotte (still)

2.Olivia (+3)

3.Isla (+3)

4.Emily (-2)

5.Sophie (-1)

6.Amelia (+1)

7.Ella (+3)

8.Harper (+11)

9.Sophia (+9)

10. Ruby (-7)



1. Oliver (still)

2. Jack (still)

3.James (still)

4. Mason (+1)

5. Liam (+1)

6. William (-2)

7.Noah (+2)

8. Lucas (still)

9. Benjamin (+5)

6. Jacob (+3)


Biggest leaps



Evie enters at #47

Millie +42

Evelyn +40

Ariana enters at #75

also risen: Rose, Alice, Ayla, Ellie, Madeleine, Matilda and Aurora



Arlo & Roman + 30

Theodore + 24

Grayson enters #75

Also up: Alexander, Matthew, Ryder, Jordan, Nixon and Jasper.



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Christchurch Weekend Press 2012, January


Ruby Jean- Benjamin

Nuria Boix

Bella Rosalie- Isla

Bridie Patricia- Georgia

Evie Kate- Lucy & Annabelle

Lulu Rose

Flora Ruby-Eden

Milla Shelley- Konnor & Kaiya

Luella Rose Helene- Archie

Roseanna May

Freida Anne- Libby

Florence Ella



Lucas Walter- Lachlan

Finnian Toc

Ezra Forrester

Gus William- Toby & Kate

Cormac Julian

Mac James- Briar

Ruari Alex

Jock James- Hayley

Frazer Liam

Clay Arlo- Brin

Jimmy Zinzan- Eliza & Rossco


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Girls names ending in e (or e sound)

Lately I have noticed a trend of girls names ending in e, these include the following examples in loose catergories and then some suggestions ;).

Nicknames: Millie, Maggie, Sadie, Bridie, Maisie, Jessie, Lexie, Georgie, Trixie, Connie, Evie, Frankie & Cadie.

Cultural: Amelie, Florence, Mackenzie, Maeve, Neave, Anneke. Magdalene, Eloise & Therese.

Middles: Jade, Hope, Grace, Rose, Anne, Paige, Marie, Jane, Mae, Louise, Hope & Faye.

Greek; Sophie, Phoebe, Zoe, Xanthe & Daphne.

Elle: Arielle, Noelle, Isabelle, Gabrielle, Michelle, Elle & Estelle.

Classics: Alice, Charlotte, Eve, Katherine, Helene, Caroline, Claire & Elise.



Nicknames: Celie, Josie, Hettie, Winne, Bebe, Lettie, Hattie, Nonie, Lottie, Elsie, Nellie & Zadie.

Middles; Brooke, Jasmine, Bree, Jessamine, Rue, Celine, Simone, Emme, Collette & Natalie

Greek: Ariadne, Calliope, Evadne, Ianthe, Persephone, Violanthe, Hebe, Athene, Thisbe & Ione.

Elle- Brielle, Cybele, Reuelle, Brunelle, Joelle & Junelle.

Cultural: Aine, Coralie, Fabienne, Grainne, Saoirse, Seraphine, Simone, Mireille, Florette, Hanne & Elke.

Classics; Adele, Beatrice, Clementine, Esme, Isolde, Josephine, Lucille, Olive, Leonore & Hermione.


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The NZ Herald July


Kapai Nicholas- Tyo

Heimana Te Rangi O Tangaroa Jason- Jeremiah-James

Stirling Maxim

Murdoch Gray- Imogen

Matteo William



Ayla Grace

Alice Penelope

Ebony Keli- Tyliana

Devyn Louise & Leigh-Ann Ellen – Caitlin

Lucienne Ella Rose- Madeline & Joshua

Esther Rosemary- Isla

Grace Pamela Eleanor


Alfie & Evie


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Clementine Phyllis



Tui Sage

Greta Leigh Margaret- Mason

Elsie Aurora

Anna Grace- Tom & Zoe

Bella Kate- Evie

Tilly Mae- Harlee (g)

Adelaide Mae- Monty, Edmund & Darcy

 Hazel Grace Elizabeth- Stanley & Henry

Lily Monet- Ella

Deleya Daisy Maeve

Mae Jeanne- Samuel, Victoria & Mark

Dana Rose- Neve & Paige

Adelaide Katherine- Beatrice & Aleander





 Cole Edward- Jake, Kieran & Allie

Maclaren Luke- Fletcher & Estelle

Jonty Joseph

Oliver Darcy

Riley Aaron- Will & Cooper

Travis Brad- Logan

Luca Jackson- Rossi

Dallas Jackson- Reuben

Theodore Jethro

Archer William- Lexie



Reaghan Dale- Campbell


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