Popular Names in England and Wales

Information from National Statistics
Boys
Rank Name +/-
1.
John
+1
2.
William
-1
3.
George
0
4.
Thomas
0
5.
James
+1
6.
Arthur
-1
7.
Frederick
+1
8.
Albert
+1
9.
Charles
-2
10.
Robert
+5
11.
Edward
+1
12.
Joseph
+1
13.
Ernest
-3
14.
Alfred
-3
15.
Frank
+1
16.
Henry
+1
17.
Leslie
+7
18.
Harold
-4
19.
Harry
-1
20.
Leonard
+2
21.
Ronald
+20
22.
Stanley
+1
23.
Walter
-4
24.
Reginald
-4
25.
Herbert
-4
26.
Richard
-1
27.
Eric
+8
28.
Norman
+5
29.
Cyril
-3
30.
Jack
+9
31.
Sidney
-4
32.
David
-2
33.
Kenneth
+19
34.
Francis
-6
35.
Wilfred
-4
36.
Samuel
-4
37.
Sydney
-1
38.
Patrick
+6
39.
Michael
+7
40.
Bernard
+5
41.
Donald
+10
42.
Peter
+17
43.
Horace
-6
44.
Percy
-15
45.
Clifford
-2
46.
Cecil
-12
47.
Fred
-9
48.
Maurice
+2
49.
Victor
-2
50.
Edwin
-10
51.
Raymond
+22
52.
Philip
-4
53.
Alexander
-11
54.
Gordon
+28
55.
Geoffrey
+3
56.
Dennis
+31
57.
Douglas
-3
58.
Alan
+4
59.
Daniel
-2
60.
Ralph
+6
61.
Hugh
-6
62.
Lawrence
-6
63.
Benjamin
-10
64.
Roy
new
65.
Edgar
-16
66.
Christopher
-5
67.
Andrew
+4
68.
Stephen
-1
69.
Denis
+29
70.
Gerald
-2
71.
Hubert
-6
72.
Gilbert
-8
73.
Ivor
+6
74.
Tom
-11
75.
Arnold
0
76.
Anthony
+15
77.
Bertram
-3
78.
Lewis
-8
79.
Louis
-1
80.
Edmund
-4
81.
Lionel
+5
82.
Colin
+14
83.
Roland
-3
84.
Alec
+6
85.
Matthew
-1
86.
Martin
-1
87.
Laurence
+12
88.
Archibald
-28
89.
Allan
+3
90.
Clarence
-13
91.
Vincent
new
92.
Basil
new
93.
Paul
new
94.
Percival
-22
95.
Howard
0
96.
Evan
-8
97.
Claude
-14
98.
Owen
-4
99.
Phillip
new
100.
Trevor
new
Girls
Rank Name +/-
1.
Mary
0
2.
Margaret
+5
3.
Doris
0
4.
Dorothy
+1
5.
Kathleen
+13
6.
Florence
-4
7.
Elsie
+3
8.
Edith
-4
9.
Elizabeth
0
10.
Winifred
+2
11.
Gladys
0
12.
Annie
-6
13.
Alice
-5
14.
Phyllis
+18
15.
Hilda
-1
16.
Lilian
-1
17.
Ivy
-1
18.
Marjorie
+9
19.
Ethel
-6
20.
Violet
-3
21.
Irene
+18
22.
Edna
+20
23.
Vera
+22
24.
Ellen
-5
25.
Lily
-5
26.
Olive
+4
27.
Eileen
+43
28.
Evelyn
+3
29.
Joan
+61
30.
Rose
-1
31.
Sarah
-10
32.
Nellie
-10
33.
Beatrice
-7
34.
Mabel
-10
35.
May
-7
36.
Catherine
-2
37.
Frances
0
38.
Emily
-15
39.
Ada
-14
40.
Jessie
-4
41.
Muriel
+5
42.
Grace
-4
43.
Agnes
-8
44.
Constance
-3
45.
Gwendoline
+11
46.
Gertrude
-13
47.
Nora
+8
48.
Eva
-8
49.
Joyce
new
50.
Nancy
+50
51.
Jane
-8
52.
Freda
+34
53.
Barbara
+29
54.
Daisy
-7
55.
Anne
+6
56.
Norah
+6
57.
Amy
-13
58.
Iris
+34
59.
Dora
-5
60.
Helen
-3
61.
Lucy
-11
62.
Ruth
+11
63.
Marion
+5
64.
Maud
-15
65.
Betty
new
66.
Minnie
-18
67.
Eleanor
-15
68.
Ruby
+9
69.
Ida
-11
70.
Hannah
-10
71.
Lillian
-5
72.
Ann
-5
73.
Louisa
-20
74.
Bessie
-5
75.
Jean
+20
76.
Clara
-17
77.
Marie
+2
78.
Doreen
new
79.
Emma
-28
80.
Mildred
-8
81.
Isabella
-7
82.
Sylvia
new
83.
Esther
-7
84.
Martha
-20
85.
Bertha
-20
86.
Audrey
new
87.
Laura
-16
88.
Margery
+10
89.
Rosina
-5
90.
Maria
-10
91.
Janet
-3
92.
Bridget
new
93.
Beryl
new
94.
Enid
new
95.
Josephine
new
96.
Charlotte
-21
97.
Kate
-34
98.
Amelia
-13
99.
Patricia
new
100.
Millicent
-13