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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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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 🙂

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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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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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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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Christchurch Press Weekend Births- February- Lilabelle Te Aroha Violet

BOYS

Joe Richard

Maxim Kiefer- Elise

George Justin Albie

Fletcher Jack- Samirah & Meila

Fletcher Mark- Constance

Marco

Joel Alex John

Oliver Jack- Finn & Ronan

James Xavier- Alexander

Baxter Charles- Toby & Oscar

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GIRLS

 Aria Ellen

Annie Isabel- Cameron

Ava Nita- Thomas

Zara Azami- Julia, Monica & Kyra

Indeya Samantha- Brylee & Jasmine

Alice Grace- Emma

Elle Ruve- Sian

Lilabelle Te Aroha Violet- Charli-Rose

Beth Susan- Emily

Amiya Eloise

Cadie Lynnell

Esther Helena- Olive

Eden Bettina

Sylvia Bell- Leo

Mila Poppy- Gianna

Estella Margaret Rose

Edy Grace- Ella & Cooper

Grace Olive

Zoe Amelia- Finn

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What’s your favourite?

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Christchurch Weekend Press 2012, January

GIRLS

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

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BOYS

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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