Popular Names in England and Wales

Information from National Statistics
Boys
Rank Name +/-
1.
John
0
2.
Peter
+9
3.
William
-1
4.
Brian
+62
5.
David
+16
6.
James
-2
7.
Michael
+33
8.
Ronald
-2
9.
Kenneth
-2
10.
George
-7
11.
Robert
-3
12.
Thomas
-7
13.
Alan
+24
14.
Derek
+38
15.
Raymond
+13
16.
Anthony
+33
17.
Roy
+24
18.
Donald
+11
19.
Dennis
+1
20.
Edward
-8
21.
Gordon
+18
22.
Terence
+46
23.
Joseph
-7
24.
Frederick
-14
25.
Arthur
-16
26.
Colin
+35
27.
Eric
-9
28.
Richard
+4
29.
Charles
-15
30.
Norman
-8
31.
Leslie
-16
32.
Patrick
+12
33.
Geoffrey
+3
34.
Frank
-15
35.
Albert
-22
36.
Keith
+50
37.
Leonard
-12
38.
Bernard
+4
39.
Stanley
-22
40.
Gerald
+11
41.
Reginald
-10
42.
Francis
+1
43.
Maurice
+4
44.
Douglas
-6
45.
Henry
-21
46.
Malcolm
new
47.
Ernest
-24
48.
Harold
-22
49.
Alfred
-22
50.
Graham
+42
51.
Harry
-21
52.
Jack
-19
53.
Barry
new
54.
Walter
-20
55.
Ian
+30
56.
Philip
-3
57.
Christopher
+12
58.
Bryan
new
59.
Trevor
+20
60.
Clifford
-12
61.
Cyril
-26
62.
Victor
-12
63.
Paul
+25
64.
Denis
-6
65.
Allan
+10
66.
Alexander
-12
67.
Roger
new
68.
Mohammed
+23
69.
Sidney
-24
70.
Clive
new
71.
Daniel
+1
72.
Lawrence
-10
73.
Herbert
-27
74.
Edwin
-18
75.
Samuel
-18
76.
Ralph
-12
77.
Derrick
-3
78.
Abdul
new
79.
Andrew
-6
80.
Martin
+9
81.
Hugh
-10
82.
Robin
new
83.
Neville
new
84.
Stephen
-8
85.
Vincent
-7
86.
Jeffrey
new
87.
Ivor
-10
88.
Desmond
-23
89.
Wilfred
-34
90.
Sydney
-31
91.
Ivan
+6
92.
Barrie
new
93.
Royston
new
94.
Cecil
-34
95.
Neil
new
96.
Noel
new
97.
Fred
-34
98.
Arnold
-17
99.
Rodney
new
100.
Alec
-6
Girls
Rank Name +/-
1.
Margaret
0
2.
Jean
+10
3.
Mary
-1
4.
Joan
-1
5.
Patricia
+26
6.
Sheila
+37
7.
Barbara
+11
8.
Doreen
+7
9.
June
+71
10.
Shirley
new
11.
Dorothy
-6
12.
Joyce
-8
13.
Maureen
+82
14.
Elizabeth
-5
15.
Audrey
+6
16.
Brenda
+42
17.
Kathleen
-11
18.
Sylvia
+24
19.
Eileen
-9
20.
Pamela
+40
21.
Betty
-10
22.
Beryl
+17
23.
Ann
+53
24.
Irene
-16
25.
Janet
+71
26.
Anne
+35
27.
Rita
+52
28.
Pauline
+47
29.
Mavis
+54
30.
Iris
+4
31.
Marjorie
-18
32.
Valerie
new
33.
Doris
-26
34.
Marion
+15
35.
Marina
new
36.
Catherine
+1
37.
Vera
-21
38.
Josephine
+33
39.
Edna
-19
40.
Lilian
-15
41.
Norma
new
42.
Rosemary
+55
43.
Phyllis
-19
44.
Hazel
+25
45.
Evelyn
-10
46.
Edith
-24
47.
Olive
-20
48.
Winifred
-29
49.
Florence
-26
50.
Ruth
+5
51.
Elsie
-34
52.
Muriel
-19
53.
Marie
+10
54.
Daphne
+18
55.
Frances
-9
56.
Christine
+38
57.
Thelma
+27
58.
Gladys
-44
59.
Maria
+7
60.
Gwendoline
-20
61.
Hilda
-35
62.
Violet
-33
63.
Helen
-1
64.
Rose
-20
65.
Cynthia
new
66.
Alice
-36
67.
Gillian
new
68.
Enid
+9
69.
Annie
-41
70.
Yvonne
new
71.
Freda
-23
72.
Ellen
-31
73.
Ivy
-41
74.
Jane
-1
75.
Peggy
-39
76.
Sarah
-23
77.
Marlene
new
78.
Nancy
-28
79.
Bridget
+7
80.
Diana
new
81.
Grace
-30
82.
Teresa
new
83.
Veronica
new
84.
Agnes
-30
85.
Angela
new
86.
Constance
-41
87.
Jennifer
new
88.
Marian
new
89.
Jill
new
90.
Wendy
new
91.
Ethel
-53
92.
Joy
new
93.
Jacqueline
new
94.
Gloria
new
95.
Lily
-48
96.
Molly
new
97.
Heather
new
98.
May
-42
99.
Monica
-12
100.
Judith
new