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L names for boys, most popular initial in New Zealand.

Typically in the NZ top 100 the most popular initial for both boys and girls is A. In 1954 when records began there was four L name’s in the top 100- Leslie #52, Lindsay #62, Lawrence #78 and Lance #94. 1964 there was two and in 1974 there was only Lance #85. In 1984 and 1994 there was four, consecutively Luke, Lance, Logan, and Leon and Luke, Logan, Levi and Lewis. In 2004 it had doubled to eight and in 2014 in NZ there were 11 boys names beginning with L in the top 100. Liam was number one in 2010 and 2011. And in 2018 there is 12 starting with L (equal to A).

In 2018 eight L names feature in the top fifty; Leo #4, Lucas #8, Lachlan #13, Liam #15, Luca #34, Lincoln #35,         Levi #41 and Luke #45. Others in the NZ top 100 include; Logan #51, Louis #58 & Louie #86 and Luka #88. Across the ditch in Australia (2017) there were 11 L names in top 100 including 8 in the top fifty only one missing was Luka. A hop skip and a jump to England and Wales there were 10 in the top 100, no Lachlan or again Luka. And in the USA there were 9 featured L names with Liam #1, Lucas #8 and Logan #10, including Landon and Leonardo but excluding Luca & Luka, Louis & Louie and Lachlan.

Alternatives to consider;

(Luc) Lucas, Luca & Luka, Luke- Lucan,/Luken, Lucien/Lucian, Luciano, Luben, Ludde, Lugh, Loukios and Loukianos, 

(Lu) Louis & Louie- Luis, Luiz, Luigi, Lugos, Lewis and Lewin.

(n) Lachlan, Lincoln & Logan- Landon/en/yn, Langston, Larkin, Lawton/Lawson, Lennon, Levon, Levin, Linden, Linton, Llewellyn, London, Lorcan and Lowden.

(Short/Punchy) Leo, Liam, Luca, Levi and Luke- Lake, Laird, Lando, Lavi, Lazlo, Leif, Lev, Lex, Loki, Ludo, Lynx, Lyon and Lyr.

(Also!) Lawyer, Laxmi, Lebron, Ledger, Leifr, Leland, Lemuel, Lennox, Leolin, Leonty,  Linus,  Lorenzo and Lysander.

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NZ Herald births

BOYS

Dashiell Edward

Alexei Tom- Xavier

Cale Jarrett

Cadell James- Miller & Teyani

Alastair James- Felicity

Florian Alexander

Sebastian Robert- Elouise & Andrew

Jimmy Stephenson

Felix James

Alexander Henry Bede

GIRLS

Philadelphia Sidney

Elsie Isobel- Toby

Bijou Mary- Oscar

Lenni Pearl Eden

Stevie Jean

Payton Taylah

Adrianna Maree

Cinammon Daisy- Scarlett

Kalo Audrey

Greta Rose

TWINS

Harper Elizabeth & Xavier Rowan

Joel Matthew & Gabrielle Mary- Luka

Taylor May & Jack Philip

* I wish people would give their girls pretty feminine names

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Christchurch Press July births- Boys

Boys

Alfie Jack Alexander- Oscar & Coco

Oskar Magnus

Lennox Eddy

Quinn Bryce

Franklin Joseph- Stanley

Caelan Andrew

Fletcher Idris- Scout & Arlo

Matai Rutaia James

Bronson Reginald- Anabelle

Kashtyn James- Rydah

Ryder Holt- Cohen

Luca James

Tom Alister

Luka William Taylor- Mya

Bronson McLeod- Corbin & Keziah

Sheldon William- Kaitlin

Dexter Cromie

Clark Robert Tepenui- George & Olivia

Evan David

Maxwell John- Zacary

Aston James- Ruby

Jake Douglas

Aston Max

Kobe Jackson

Jimmy Ray- Chloe, Ruby & Olly

Thomas Henry- Kate & Adele

Cyrus Gary Allan- Shaye

Leo James

Henry Howard- Walter

Marc Andrew- Paige, Meg & Grier

Dexter Bailey- Fynn

Angus Patrick Milne

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Featured name from the NZ top 100 2009

Olivia.

Olivia is currently third in NZ  with Ruby nailing it by one to the post.

In 1999 Olivia was sat #4 she remained in the top 5 until 2003 when she moved back to #7.

In 2004 she dropped one to #8 but then in 2005 jumped four places to number #4.

The highest she has ever been is #2 and the lowest is #8.

Will she make number one after being in the top ten for decade.

Globally

Olivia is hot around the world.

In 2008 she was #7 in Australia and lucky #1 in England and Wales .

This year she also featured in the top 5 in Scotland #2 and USA #3.

She places in the top #100 in Sweden #17, Ireland #40, #48 Norway and #79 in the Netherlands.

NZ Births

Olivia is commonly placed with “filler” or popular short middles or biblical names.

Olivia Gwenda

Olivia Rose (6)

Olivia Eve

Olivia Rachael

Olivia Florence Mary

Olivia Helen

Olivia May

Olivia Annie

Olivia Paige

Olivia Frances

Olivia Kate

Olivia Ivy

Olivia Alice Elizabeth

Olivia Louise Caitlin

Oliviah

Siblings

Ella & Olivia (t)

Danica & Luke

Bradley. Mitchell. Jackson. Matthew.

Millie & Georgia

Brooke. Finian. Sarah. Charlie. Jack.

Britni & Luke

Flynn. Harry. Ashton. Hayley. Hannah.

Thomas & Jessica

Andrew & Craig

Alessandra. Molly. Toby. Ashleigh. Blake.

Lucy & Charlotte

Poppy & Hamish

George & Clark

Thomas, Paige & Kate

Telegraph

Olivia is paired with classic or old fashioned middles, is this to ground it?- as it is more trendy than the older Olive..

Olivia Alexandra Caroline

Olivia Alison Audrey

Olivia Constance Elizabeth

Olivia Christina Elspeth

Olivia Katrina Pearl

Olivia Claire Lyra

Olivia Penelope Caroline

Olivia Eilish

Olivia Karys

Olivia Alice Rose

Olivia Rosemarie Margaret

Olivia Zdena Lynn

Olivia Francesca Georgia

Olivia Charlotte Iris

Olivia Shelagh Harriet

Siblings

Camilla, Isabella, Susanna, Luka & Sophia

Martha & Matilda.

Sophia & Saskia

Freya, Georgia & Melissa.

Finn, Eleanor, Angus & Rufus

Jemima & Isabel

Bella & Olivia (t)

Mateus. Clementine. Hugo. Antonia.

Arthur & Henry

Charlotte, Katy, James, George & Thomas

Katya & Grace

Florence & Amelia

Florence & Kitty

Tilly,  Cosmo & Christabel

Rupert. Holly. Zaylie. Robert.

Benedict, Isobel & Dominic

Henry & Margaux

Miles, James, Laura, Emma & Charlotte

Arabella & Eliza

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NZ top 100 2009 BOYS

TOP TEN

Oliver up six ( 2)

Thomas up one (10) enters top ten

Riley down six ( 12) leaves top ten

TOP 20

Alexander up four (19) enters top 20

Luke down eleven (29) leaves top 20

BIGGEST RISES

Aiden (+23)

Gabriel & Zachary (+17)

Quinn (+16)

Sam (+15)

Seth (+14)

Isaac (+13)

Angus, Hamish, Callum, Felix (+11)

BIGGEST DROPPERS

Andrew (-18)

Christian (-16)

Troy (-15)

Luke, Cameron, Charles, Brooklyn (-11)

DISAPPEARED

Aaron (67 in 2008)

Bailey (68 in 2008)

Robert (82 in 2008)

Dominic (84 in 2008)

Isaiah (85 in 2008)

Archie (88 in 2008)

Kyle (90 in 2008)

Luka (91 in 2008)

Leon (99 in 2008)

Marcus (100 in 2008)

APPEARED IN TOP 100

Tyson (84)

Mitchell (85) (99 was 32, 00 was 35, 01 was 33, 04 was 64 & 06 was 68)

Ryder (86)

Zion (89)

Chase (90)

Roman (93)

Austin (95)

Tristan (96)

Louis (97) ( 99 was 83, 00 was 92, 03 was 95, 07 was 92)

Hugo (100)

PUZZLING
Harry (41) & Harrison (42)

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More likely to meet a baby called…

Archie, Brooklyn, Carter, Charlie, Cole, Cooper, Dominic, Edward, Felix, Gabriel, Isaiah, Jackson, Kingston, Leo, Leon Lincoln, Luka, Luca, Lucas, Marcus, Mason, Noah, Phoenix, Riley, Sebastian, Seth & Toby In 2008.(Names top 100 2008 not in 1998)

Sean, Mitchell, Bradley, Jonathan, Timothy, Taylor, Anthony, Jared, Jarrod, Patrick, Scott, Brandon, Peter, Taine, Campbell, Richard, Kaleb, Louis, Jeremy, Trent, Jason, Justin, Lewis, Regan, Shaun, Kevin, Kieran, Keegan In 1999 (Names not in top 100, 2008).

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