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Christchurch, New Zealand, baby names from The Press 2015

Top names boys and girls as follows

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Sophie (7)

Charlotte & Isla (5)

Emma & Isabelle (4)

and

James (7)

Angus, Charlie,

Jack & William (5)

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One of a kind

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Adele, Annika,

Bridget

Camilla, Claudia & Clover

Elsie & Evelyn

Flora, Florence & Francesca

Georgie, Goldie & Greta

Harriet, Hebe & Henrietta

Isobel

Jane, Juliette

Kate & Kezia

Lydia

Madeline, Margot, Marie & Meadow

Pippa, Polly

Ruby

Sophia &  Sylvia

Willa

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Archie, Arlen & Arthur

Barnaby, Benjamin & Boston

Casey, Clark & Connor

Darcy

Edmund, Emerson, Enzo & Eoin

Felix, Fintan & Freddy

Gus

Harrison

Jed & Joe

Kipp

Louis

Marco

Nate

Phillip

Quinn

Rhodes, Roscoe & Rupert

Sam

Theo & Toby

Wilson

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New Zealand VS Australia popular baby names 2014

How close are we with our favourite names to our neighbours?

What names could inspire us from the Australian top 100 which don’t feature in our own.

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New Zealand & Australia top names for girls and boys are the same

Charlotte & Oliver

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Girls top 10

NZ & Aus

Charlotte #1, Olivia #2 Emily #4 & Amelia #6.

share also; Sophie, Sophia/Sofia * & Ruby

NZ only; Isla (vs #17), Ella (vs #13) and Harper (vs #27)

Aus only; Ava (vs #12), Mia (vs #14) and Chloe (vs #15)

Boys top 10

NZ & Aus share Oliver as #1

Both share; Jack, James, William, Noah and Lucas

NZ only; Mason (vs #13), Liam (vs #14), Benjamin (vs #20) and Jacob (vs #18)

Aus only; Jackson (vs #21)/Jaxon* , Thomas (vs #18), Ethan (vs #11) and Cooper (vs#19)

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Feature in Australian top 100 only

Girls

Chelsea

Audrey

Alyssa

                           Indiana (NZ has Indie)

Maya

Lola

Eliza

Eloise

Charlie

Claire

Lara

Victoria

Amelie

Penelope

Lillian

Jade

Eve

Mikayla

Heidi

Daisy

Elsie

Skye

Indigo

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Boys

                                                 Nate (NZ has Nathaniel & Nathan)

Nicholas

Chase

Mitchell

Hayden

Owen

Kai

Toby

Bailey

Christian

Jesse

Darcy

Hamish

Dominic

Jett

Seth

Parker

Anthony

Jonathan

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Perhaps NZ is a little ahead of the Australia trends considering names that left last year (2013) Ones in italic still feature in 2014 in Australian top 100

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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Perhaps Australians should consider one of these from the NZ top 100;

Freya, Florence, Thea, Aurora or Olive

Vincent, Asher, Grayson, Ezra, Theo or Nixon

* the Australian statistics combine names with same pronounciation but different spelling as one ie Sophia/Sofia is one name but in New Zealand they would be counted seperately.

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New Zealand Top 100 baby names 2013

GIRLS
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Top ten

1 Charlotte (+3) NEW to #1 was last #1 in 2006

2. Emily (+1)

3. Ruby (+2)

4. Sophie (-2)

5. Olivia (-4)

6. Isla (+6) – NEW to top 10/ Sophia leaves

7. Amelia (+1)

8. Ava (+2)

9. Isabella (-3)

10. Ella (-3)

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Biggest risers

Mackenzie (+33)

Violet (+28)

Poppy (+23)

Evelyn & Anna (+19)

Alexandra & Sofia (+17)

Keira (+16)

Ivy (+15)

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Biggest fallers

Jade (-44)

Sarah (-33)

Hayley & Taylor (-27)

Stella (-26)

Mikayla (-20)

Holly, Molly,Millie & Brooke  (19)

Alice (-18)

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NEW top top 100

Caitlin re-enters at #61

Natalie re-enters  # 71

Victoria re-enters #72

Charlie NEW #77

Florence NEW #89

Imogen re-enters #91

Esther NEW #92

Aurora NEW #93

Madeleine re-enters #94

Claire NEW #96

Indi NEW #100 (Indie & Indi now)

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Bye to 

Ashley, Amy, Khloe, Evie, Skyla, Daisy

Riley, Lucia, Lauren, Maria & Maya.

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BOYS

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1. Oliver (+1) NEW to #1

2. Jack (-1)

3. James (+8) NEW top top 10/ Jacob gone

4. William (-4)

5. Mason (same)

6. Liam (-2)

7.Samuel (-1)

8. Lucas (same)

9. Noah (+1)

10. Thomas (+8)  NEW to top 10/ Ethan gone

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Biggest risers

Sebastian (+32)

Fletcher (+21)

Patrick (+17)

Jaxon (+14)

Henry (+13)

Louis, Adam & Flynn (+12)

Hunter (+11)

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Biggest fallers

Angus (-29)

Phoenix (-26)

Matthew (-17)

Xavier (-16)

Tyson & Dominic (-14)

Ryder (-13)

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New top 100

Jesse re-enters #74

Andrew re-enters #75

Maxwell re-enters #78

Declan re-enters #84

Arlo NEW #85

Theodore NEW #87

Jonathan  re-enters #88

Isaiah re-enters #93

Roman re-enters # 94

Archer NEW #95

Christian re-enters #96

Gabriel re-enters #97

Vincent re-enters #98

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Bye to

Quinn, Kayden, Nathaniel, Robert, Jasper, Zac

Hayden, Israel, Asher, Zion, Leon, Christopher

& Nate

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Birth Announcements NZ July-Nov

BOYS

Anaru Whitu Harrison-Matai

Frederik Nicholas August Charles

Gus Alexander- Grace & Isla

Gus Franklin- Jimmy

Arlo Benjamin- William & Austin

Jasper Jax

Charlie Finnerty- Max& Ruby

Ryott

Jonah Liam

Fox Leo- Ruby

Taewhao Te Ranehu

Monty David

Torin Henry Lloyd

Tobias Caspar James- Anouk

Jupiter Logan- Louie

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GIRLS
Penny Margot- Lyla & Toby

Poet Victoria Jane

Coco Amber- Toby

SofiaValentina- Bruno

Claudia Ruby Jean

Elin Josephine- Frida

Thea Fae

Gussie Lucy- Liv & Milly

Willa Rose

Ebbe Jean- Lennox & Harlem

Greta Rose- Archie& Maisy

Trixie Toumairangi- Orlando, Miley & Hope

Zosia Alice

Elessia Poppy- Arabelle& Lucan

Greta Colette-Toby &Elsie
India Marlow

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DOUBLES

Summer Chilli & Indie Storm-Ethan, Zoe, Uziah, Bianca & Xavier

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My fav birth announcements from Telegraph- September

Atticus Edward Peregrine- Caspar & Tilly

Aurelia Autumn Ottilie Velvet- Sienna

Cecily Isla Mary- Henry & Thomas

What are yours? 🙂

Link here: http://announcements.telegraph.co.uk/births

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The next hottest NEW ZEALAND girls name could be…

The hot girls names in NZ fall into two patterns.

Three or four letter names ending in a with;

either  double letters ie two a’s or two m’s  (1)

or a “luh” sound (2)

or both (3)

or a spelling variation (ie Maia to Mia)

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Previous contesters

Maia (1) was the first hot name to hit NZ by storm that I remember along with her sisters Mia and the less common Maya. Maia’s highest placing was #15 in 2005 but she sure seemed more popular!  Mia still currently sits at #14 the more preferred spelling perhaps?

Emma (1) was number #1 in 2003,  2004 & 2005 and currently sitting #13 the teen’s is where all the hot names sit

 Ava #10,  Isla #12, Emma #13 and Mia #14

Ella (3) her year of Queen was 2007,  she was #3 and #4 in 2004 & 2005 respectively. Ella still sits within the top 10 at number #7 perhaps testament to her appeal as a (3).

Ava (1) First entered the top 100 in 2003 at #93 she made a huge leap of 43 places in just one year! Ava was #50 in 2004.  She hovered for a year before climbing to #26 (2005) and then #18 (2006), still hot Ava stayed within the top 20 for four years before entering the top 10 at #10 in 2012 for the first time!

Isla (2) Suddenly everyone was talking about Isla the sweetest undiscovered name until… She entered in 2004 at #92,  up to #88 the next year and like Ava a huge jump up to #47 in 2006.  Isla suffered a small fall in 2007 before climbing  to #30 in 2008.  Just one year later she broke the top 20 at #18. Isla is hovered outside the top 10 for the last two years at 13 and 12. Will she break into the top 10 for 2013?

Mila (2) This slavic diminutive entered in 2010 at #84. She jumped a huge 53 places to #31 in 2011. Seems like the hottest names are only getting hotter as New Zealand parents look for that special name! In 2012 Mila was #24, I wonder will she break the inside the top 20 for 2013.

Is Ayla the next hottest girls name? Shes a 3 like Ella sharing both double sounds and the “luh” magic 🙂 she also seems trendy with her y! She entered in 2008 at #97, just made it in 2009,  made a 20 point leap to #77 in 2010, up 1 in 2011 and sitting at #74 in 2012, only time will tell!

or could it be Lola hovering in the late 80’s/9o’s who is is also a 3?

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Here are some choices that are undiscovered but possess the formula to become a hottest name 🙂

1. Etta, Vada, Aura, Aja, Ara, Alba, Asha, Taja.

2. Nola, Zola, Orla, Eula, Ilja. 

3. Lula, Lila, Nala, Ebba, Zala. 

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The best of New Zealand birth announcements

BOYS

Arlo James- Cassia

Dexter Bernard Noel

Stirling Michael Christopher

Jed Raumati Moeahu- Harper

Israel Koni Campbell

Mio Anton- Aurelia

Zaia Amir Frances- Zachary

Matai Will- Knox

Reid Axel Callum- Baxter

Rafe Samuel- India

Quincey Hammond- Kaiya

Crispin Benedict- Sebastian & Dominic

Jarvis Kelvin- Hugo & Tallulah

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GIRLS

Roam Violet- Alaska

Camilla Mary Christine- Maddison

Olive Grace- Maggie

Senka May- Mason

Eliza Penelope

Aurelia Saskia Romy Fleur- Alexia, Laura, Logan & Romy

Willa Joy

Ingrid Clare- Pippa

Pippa June- Caleb, Connor, Jack, Lucas & Jed

Elodie Milla- Gabriella & Luciana

Huia Blackshaw- Maia & Aria

Reyvl Eleanor Rameka- Devyn, Tayvius & Vaydem

Iris Kitty Lulu- Tate, Ben, Kelly & Harriet ( the dog :))

Zinni Rose

Eliza Marion- Jasper

Tui Valda Rosalie

Vita Olive Elsie

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TWINS

George Laurence & Tessa Catherine- Eddie

Isla Elizabeth & Hugo Duncan- Campbell

Sam Anthony & Arthur William- Walter & Pippa

Matilda Jane Jenniphere &  Harriett Jane Margaret- Barney, Emma & Angus

Poppy Petal & Olive Jessica- Louie & Arlo

Cooper Price & Kea Lee

Vinnie & Frankie- Gino

Emmeline & Frances

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