Popular Names in England and Wales

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