Tuesday, 5 August 2014

England and Wales Top 100 Names for Boys (2012)

As far as name data for England and Wales go, the release of annually used names has only become an annual occurance within the past 20 years. The lists are released in the August of the following year (and have been released this way since 2011), with 2013's list being released (hopefully!) on 15th August. 

The list for 2013 is as follows:

HARRY 
OLIVER 
JACK 
CHARLIE 
JACOB 
THOMAS 
ALFIE 
RILEY 
WILLIAM 
JAMES 
JOSHUA 
GEORGE 
ETHAN 
NOAH 
SAMUEL 
DANIEL 
OSCAR 
MAX 
MUHAMMAD 
LEO 
TYLER 
JOSEPH 
ARCHIE 
HENRY 
LUCAS 
MOHAMMED 
ALEXANDER 
DYLAN 
LOGAN 
ISAAC 
MASON 
BENJAMIN 
JAKE 
FINLEY 
HARRISON 
EDWARD 
JAYDEN 
FREDDIE 
ADAM 
ZACHARY 
SEBASTIAN 
RYAN 
LEWIS 
THEO 
LUKE 
HARLEY 
MATTHEW 
HARVEY 
TOBY 
LIAM 
CALLUM 
ARTHUR 
MICHAEL 
JENSON 
TOMMY 
NATHAN 
BOBBY 
CONNOR 
DAVID 
MOHAMMAD 
LUCA 
CHARLES 
KAI 
JAMIE 
ALEX 
BLAKE 
FRANKIE 
REUBEN 
AARON 
DEXTER 
JUDE 
LEON 
OLLIE 
STANLEY 
ELLIOT 
GABRIEL 
CAMERON 
OWEN 
LOUIE 
AIDEN 
LOUIS 
ELIJAH 
FINLAY 
RHYS 
CALEB 
EVAN 
FREDERICK 
HUGO 
KIAN 
SONNY 
SETH 
KAYDEN 
TAYLOR 
KYLE 
ELLIOTT 
ROBERT 
THEODORE 
BAILEY 
RORY 
ELLIS 

My predictions for new entries on the 2013 list are;

Albert (currently at 109)
Billy (currently at 110)
Ronnie (currently at 105)
Felix (currently at 114)
Jasper (currently at 124)

Looking at the trends shown in the ONS data, Albert, Billy, Ronnie, Felix and Jasper are only a handful of the names that are on the up. 

To easily follow name trends in England and Wales, check out  http://names.darkgreener.com/.
By using their search bar, you can easily check the trends, birth count and ranks of any name that has had 3+ births in the past 18 years in England and Wales. 

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