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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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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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Christchurch Press Births- May

GIRLS

Olivia Mary- Caleb & Jacob

Gretel Kate- Lily

Isabella Eva Jean- Felicity

Ruby Rose- Lucy & Millie

Sonnie Aaronita

Arna- Bayley

Phoebe Annabel- Harry

Juliet Rose- Aidan

Anouk Elisabeth- Xavier

Cameron Grace- Riley

Eliana Rose- Samantha & Maddison

Erikah Rose- Jorgiana & Alexandra

Madden Belle

Harper Rose- Tayla

Rose Aislinn Eliza

Henrietta (Etta) – Isolde

Bianca Kate

Gianna Lily- Maia

Claudia Elizabeth- Milly

Esmae Olive

Sophie Arizona

Alia Lyn- Eli & India-Grace

Lulu- Jess & Grace Ann

Lilly Bernadette- Clare & Tom

Lexi Kathleen- Blake, Ashley & Cadence

Melanie Xanthe- Jemma & Ben

Lily-Belle Rose

Phoebe Molly Isla

Kate Isabelle- Phoebe

Harriet- Gulliver & Fletcher (twins)

Aspen Mackenzie

BOYS

Harry David & Charlie William

Cole James- Grace

Harrison Joseph Justin- Lily & Phoebe

Bryn James- Zoe & Ava

Will Scott- Meg & Grace

Ethan Francis- Mia & Ruby

Edward Nico- Holly

Dominic- Chelsea & Caitlin

Adam Charles- Matthew

Benjamin Herbert- Madeleine

Xavier Albert- Alex

Isaac Darcy- Greta

Louis Bernard- Annie

Kacey Mitchell- Neva & Kaden

Walter Alfred

Charlie James & Oliver Jackson- Toby, Liam & Tara

Xander Liam- Rohann

Henry James Miles

Leo William Xavier- Lachlan

Baxter

Tom Robin- Faye

Nixon James- Bruno

Oscar Henry- Poppy & Quinn

Quinn Francis- Gemma & Phoebe

Leo Brent- Hannah & Phoebe

Quintin Robert

Bentley Keaton- Cohen

I am intrigued by the number of Phoebe’s! six seems like a lot.

New Zealand

#68 in 2009

#62 in 2008

#98 in 2007

#59 in 2006

#65 in 2005

#45 in 2004

#56 in 2003

#53 in 2002

#65 in 2001

#71 in 2000

#65 in 1999

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Little treasures Dec/Jan

Erin, Leo, Sam, Amea-Grace, Lucy, Jade, Maia, Charlotte, Bronte, Lila, Ivy, Thomas, Sophie,

Matthew & Marcus, Quaide & Brathan, Mia, Livvy & Isla, Felix & Ruby, George & Harry, Leah, Luke & Finn.

Oscar & James, Ryan & Lauren, Luciella, Oscar & Maggie, Courtney, Olivia, Violet, Quinn & Cody.

Erica, Simon, Max, Samuel, Grace, Esme, Alex, Hamish, Grace, John, Aaron, Wolf, Sophia, Conn,

Keegan & Brenna, Soliana, Degen & Betsity, Bidya, Shreezana & Jessica, Fatima, Zeeba & Aram.

Milly, Monty & Matilda, Zoe & Sam, Jakeb & Kodi,

Corey, Cerys, Benjamin, Izzie, Trent, Mackenzie, Te Aowai, Thomas, Mitchell, Tamihana.

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NZ top 100 2009 GIRLS

TOP TEN

71 babies between Sophie (#1) and Ruby (#2) and 1 baby between Ruby (#2) and Olivia (#3).

Ruby (#2) moves up eleven into top ten.

Amelia (#10) moves up six into top ten.

Jessica (#17) & Grace (#12) move out of the top ten

TOP 20

Zoe (#13) moves up nine into the top 20

Isla (#18) & Paige (#14) move up 12 into the top 20

Maia (#29) moves out dropping 12

Mia (#24) & Holly (#25) move 5 dropping out also.

BIGGEST RISERS

Alice (+36)

Mackenzie & Peyton (+29)

Rose & Bella (16)

Sofia, Molly, Amber (+14)

Taylor & Isla (+12)

BIGGEST DROPPERS

Aria (-30)

Mikayla (-25)

Katie (-24)

Rebecca (-22)

Ashley (-18)

Manaia & Stella (-15)

NEW ENTRY

Addison (#54)

Imogen (#56) (2005,# 100)

Matilda (#63)

Isabel (#64) (2004, #100 & 2007, #93)

Bailey (#77)

Daisy (#80)

Anahera (#86) (2006, #93 & 2007,#92)

Katelyn (#88) (1999, #96, 2000, #90, 2001, #73, 2002, #88)

Piper (#89) (2001, #97 & 2003, #97)

Lola (#90)

Madeline (#91) (2003, #76)

Faith (#92) (2000, #92, 2001, #95, 2002, #80, 2003, #67, 2004, #83, 2006, #94, 2007, #62)

Annabelle (#93)

Violet (#94)

Ariana (#99) (2001, #98, 2002, #85, 2003, #77 & 2004, #97).

DISAPPEARED

Gemma (2008, #60)

Danielle (2008, #63)

Mya (2008, #64)

Anika (2008, #93)

Lucia (2008, #92)

Maya (2008, #76)

Laura (2008, #71)

Harmony (2008, #70)

Angel (2008, #74)

Victoria (2008, #80)

Jorja (2008, #81)

Gabrielle (2008, #95)

Chelsea (2008, #98)

Gabriella (2008, #99

PUZZLING

Have Bella & Alice moved because of Twilight?

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