Popular British Baby Names

Popular British Baby Names
Ever wonder what the most popular names in Britain are?

If so, you're in luck -- below are the most recent baby name popularity lists for England & Wales (combined), Scotland, and Northern Ireland.

Based on these lists, it's clear that the more popular British baby names include Sophie, Katie, Grace, Lucy and Ellie for girls and Jack, James, Daniel, Thomas and Matthew for boys.



Northern Ireland (2007)
1. Katie
2. Grace
3. Sophie
4. Lucy
5. Emma
6. Ellie
7. Sarah
8. Erin
9. Hannah
10. Anna
11. Chloe
12. Emily
13. Jessica
14. Amy
15. Caitlin
16. Molly
17. Aoife
18. Cara (tie)
18. Eva (tie)
20. Niamh
1. Jack
2. James
3. Matthew
4. Daniel
5. Ryan
6. Thomas
7. Adam
8. Joshua
9. Dylan
10. Ben
11. Ethan
12. Conor
13. Charlie
14. Aaron
15. Jamie
16. Callum
17. Sean
18. Harry
19. Michael
20. Luke




England and Wales (2007)
1. Grace
2. Ruby
3. Olivia
4. Emily
5. Jessica
6. Sophie
7. Chloe
8. Lily
9. Ella
10. Amelia
11. Lucy
12. Charlotte
13. Ellie
14. Mia
15. Evie
16. Hannah
17. Megan
18. Katie
19. Isabella
20. Isabelle
1. Jack
2. Thomas
3. Oliver
4. Joshua
5. Harry
6. Charlie
7. Daniel
8. William
9. James
10. Alfie
11. Samuel
12. George
13. Joseph
14. Benjamin
15. Ethan
16. Lewis
17. Mohammed
18. Jake
19. Dylan
20. Jacob




Scotland (2007)
1. Sophie
2. Emma
3. Lucy
4. Katie
5. Erin
6. Ellie
7. Amy
8. Emily
9. Chloe
10. Olivia
11. Hannah
12. Jessica
13. Grace
14. Ava
15. Rebecca
16. Isla
17. Brooke
18. Megan
19. Niamh
20. Eilidh
1. Lewis
2. Jack
3. Ryan
4. James
5. Callum
6. Cameron
7. Daniel
8. Liam
9. Jamie (tie)
9. Kyle (tie)
9. Matthew (tie)
12. Logan
13. Finlay
14. Adam
15. Alexander
16. Dylan
17. Aiden
18. Andrew
19. Ben
20. Aaron & Connor (tie)


My sources are the General Register Office for Scotland, the General Register Office for England and Wales, and the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA).


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