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Most popular baby names 2017

23 January 2018
Traditional and royal-inspired names have topped the list of popular baby names in 2017.
most popular baby names

The top 100 baby names list released by the NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages (BDM) revealed that Oliver is the most popular name in NSW for newborn boys, while Charlotte has returned to the top spot for girls.

Newcomers to the top 10 lists are Henry, Zoe and Ella, replacing Leo, Emily and Ruby. Henry is the biggest mover on the list, finishing fifth, up from 18th in 2016.

Top 20 baby names of 2017

PositionBoysGirls

1

Oliver

Charlotte

2

William

Olivia

3

Noah

Ava

4

Jack

Amelia

5

Henry

Mia

6

James

Isla

7

Thomas

Chloe

8

Lucas

Zoe

9

Ethan

Ella

10

Alexander

Grace

11

Liam

Isabella

12

Lachlan

Sophie

13

Leo

Harper

14

Harrison

Emily

15

Samuel

Ruby

16

Isaac

Sophia

17

Jacob

Evie

18

Hunter

Ivy

19

Mason

Evelyn

20

Charlie

Sienna

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