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The Most Popular Baby Names In Northern Ireland For Last Year Have Been Revealed

By Darragh Berry

March 26, 2019 at 5:41pm

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The most popular first names for baby boys and girls in Northern Ireland from last year have been revealed.

The names that came out on top of the list were Emily and James.

James, Jack, Daniel and Thomas all feature in the top 10 while bizarre names like Zeplin, Blaise, Maverick, Ace and Jupiter also featured in the extended list.

Grace, Olivia and Emily all took up spots in the top ten for the girls while some of the less common names given to baby girls in 2017 were Lady, Divine, Rio, Star and Vogue.

In order to make the top 10, however, a lot of babies need to be named after you...

Boys:

  1. James – 243 babies
  2. Jack – 226 babies
  3. Noah – 189 babies
  4. Charlie – 185 babies
  5. Jacob – 180 babies
  6. Harry – 169 babies
  7. Thomas – 158 babies
  8. Daniel – 147 babies
  9. Oliver – 143 babies
  10. Logan – 125 babies

Girls:

  1. Emily – 216 babies
  2. Grace – 202 babies
  3. Olivia – 179 babies
  4. Isla – 153 babies
  5. Anna – 142 babies
  6. Sophie – 132 babies
  7. Ella – 128 babies
  8. Amelia – 127 babies
  9. Charlotte – 124 babies
  10. Sophia – 121 babies

You can find more information on the top 100 list here.

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