The most popular baby names in the UK revealed
Oliver and Olivia remain firm favourites, but new additions inspired by the royals and pop culture emerge
✕baby namesfor boys and girls in England and Wales in 2020 have been revealed, with Oliver and Olivia topping the list for the fifth year in a row.According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), Oliver has remained a favourite for boys’ names for the past eight years, while Olivia has been the top girls’ name for the past five years.
There have been some changes to the top 10 names for both boys and girls. Ivy and Rosie have replaced Grace and Freya in the top 10 girls’ names, while Archie replaced Charlie in the top 10 boys’ names.It marks the first time the name Archie has entered the top 10, and comes after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex named their son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, born on 6 May 2019. Charlie was knocked off the top 10 list for the first time since 2005.
The names Milo and Otis moved up the ranks the most in 2020 for boys, with both names rising 28 places since 2019. Meanwhile, Maeve rose 124 places since 2019, making it the largest new entry into the top 100 girls’ names in England and Wales last year. headtopics.comRead more: The Independent »
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