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Australian top 100 baby names 2017, Oliver and Charlotte reign across the ditch too!

New Zealand and Australia top 100 baby names are very similar.

In fact, in the top ten of the boys, six names are shared including Oliver in #1, both also feature Jack, William, Noah, James and Lucas. Thomas, Ethan, Jackson (and variants) and Lachlan round out the Australian ten whilst New Zealand holds Hunter, George, Mason and Arlo.

Charlotte is number #1 in both Australia and New Zealand, Olivia, Mia, Ava, Amelia, Isla and Emily all sit within the top 10 across islands. It’s not until you reach #29 in the NZ line up that you find Indie, not in the AUS list and #39 Audrey in the Australian lineup.

There are 19 boys names and 20 girls that differ between the neighbouring countries although it equates to slightly less in the New Zealand list as the Australian statistics count all variants under the one name i/e Darcey, Darcie and Darci are recorded as one whereas in New Zealand they are three separate monikers.

Boys feature Australian top 100 but not NZ: Nate and longer form Nathaniel, Kai, Hamish, Nicholas, Chase, Muhammad, Sonny, Darcy, Dominic, Christian, Fletcher, Ali, Lewis, Maxwell, Marcus, Hayden, Vincent & Parker. Many of these names have featured in the NZ list in years gone by.

NZ only: Theo, Ezra, Braxton, Asher, Arthur, Bauden, Bodhi, Grayson, David, Leon, Kingston, Reuben, Phoenix, Wyatt, Roman, Nixon, Jesse & Cohen (quite a biblical heavy group!)

Girls feature only Australian top 100 but not NZ: Audrey, Savannah, Imogen, Alexis, Chelsea, Claire, Indiana (NZ has Indie), Billie, Eloise, Elsie, Eliza, Daisy, Ariana, Bonnie, Alyssa, Hayley, Eve, Aisha, Lara & Alexandra.

Nz only: Indie, Millie, Riley, Zoey, (all very ee), Maia, Freya, Pippa, Luna, Leah, Keira, Amaia, Nina, Amber, Arabella, Skylar, Clara (NZ are very keen on the soft uh sounding for girls names) and Faith.

From my years of looking at names, I  think that Australia is generally a little behind New Zealand in picking up the latest naming trends which often lead from the USA. It will be interesting to see whether Arlo will rise to the same popularity (now inside NZ top 10) and whether Luna will enter the girl’s list.

 

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Give your son a cowboy inspired name

Currently in the NZ top 100

Lincoln, Ryder, Cooper, Jackson, Hunter and Levi.

Grayson & Hudson (new in 2014)

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Hot to be imported from the USA

Colton, Parker, Carson, Nolan and Easton

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Or step back into the ranch

Audie Murphy

Gene Autry

George Houston

Johnny Mack Brown

Lane Chandler

Leo Carrillo

Tex Ritier

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Destinations

Nevada, Dallas, Winslow and Weston.

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Other names with that cowboy kind of feel

Emmett,Jed, Jethro,Wilder and Wyatt.

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References- http://www.jimwegryn.com/Names/cowboys.htm

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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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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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Clementine Phyllis

CHRISTCHURCH PRESS BIRTHS MAY 2011

GIRLS

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

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BOYS

 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

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UNSURE

Reaghan Dale- Campbell

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Christchurch Press January Births

BOYS
Charles Jeffrey

Jordan Eliott- Liam & Oliver

Thayer Hamish- James, William & George

Tiger Wei

Cody Ash

Cassin Adam

Joe Gunns- Rosa & Matthew

Baden Joel

GIRLS

Honor Rainn

Vienna Greer- Rosalinda & Neve

Indee Deborah Rose- Tess

Greer Isla- Thomas & Sophia

Ruby Eva- Max

Maia Claire Louise- Alex, Maggie & Liam

Madelynn Catherine May- Connor, Brianna, Mackenzie, Dominic & Lachlan

Gretchen Ella- Jackson, Jonty & Eleanor

Penelope Catherine

Angelique Rose- Campbell

Harriett Ena Marea- Amelia

Sia Evelyn Lorna- Marshall

Beth Julia- Neila

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Classic NZ girls and boys (1999-2009)

This was done using the formula of Pam & Linda from nameberry, NZ name data is limited to 10 years where as the SSA shows 130 years + we only have access to the top 100 names! All these names have been in the top 100 for the past ten years.

GIRLS
Abigail Alexandra Alice Alyssa Amber Amelia Amy Anna Ashley Brooke Caitlin Charlotte Chloe Eden Elizabeth Ella Emily Emma Georgia Grace Hannah Hayley Holly Isabella Jade Jasmine Jessica Kate Katie Kayla Lauren Lily Lucy Maddison Madison Maia Mikayla Molly Olivia Paige Phoebe Rebecca Rose Ruby Samantha Sarah Sophia Sophie Tayla Taylor Zoe

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BOYS

Adam Aidan Alex  Alexander Andrew Angus Benjamin Blake Caleb Callum Christian Christopher Cody Connor Daniel David Dylan Elijah Ethan Finn Flynn George Hamish Harrison Harry Hayden Henry Hunter Isaac Jack Jackson Jacob James Jamie Jayden Jesse Joel John Jordan Joseph Joshua Lachlan Levi Liam Logan Luke Matthew Max Michael Nathan Nicholas Oliver Reuben Ryan Sam  Samuel Thomas Tyler William Xavier Zachary

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