Popular Names in England and Wales

Information from National Statistics
Boys
Rank Name +/-
1.
John
0
2.
David
+3
3.
Michael
+4
4.
Peter
-2
5.
Robert
+6
6.
Anthony
+10
7.
Brian
-3
8.
Alan
+5
9.
William
-6
10.
James
-4
11.
Richard
+17
12.
Kenneth
-3
13.
Roger
+54
14.
Keith
+22
15.
Colin
+11
16.
Christopher
+41
17.
Raymond
-2
18.
Terence
+4
19.
Thomas
-7
20.
Barry
+33
21.
George
-11
22.
Graham
+28
23.
Ian
+32
24.
Malcolm
+22
25.
Geoffrey
+8
26.
Ronald
-18
27.
Derek
-13
28.
Paul
+35
29.
Edward
-9
30.
Roy
-13
31.
Patrick
+1
32.
Philip
+24
33.
Trevor
+26
34.
Dennis
-15
35.
Leslie
-4
36.
Joseph
-13
37.
Bernard
+1
38.
Charles
-9
39.
Eric
-12
40.
Stephen
+44
41.
Martin
+39
42.
Frederick
-18
43.
Norman
-13
44.
Gordon
-23
45.
Andrew
+34
46.
Frank
-12
47.
Arthur
-22
48.
Rodney
+51
49.
Gerald
-9
50.
Clive
+20
51.
Jeffrey
+35
52.
Douglas
-8
53.
Donald
-35
54.
Francis
-12
55.
Stuart
new
56.
Victor
+6
57.
Robin
+25
58.
Allan
+7
59.
Leonard
-22
60.
Stanley
-21
61.
Albert
-26
62.
Maurice
-19
63.
Henry
-18
64.
Howard
new
65.
Harry
-14
66.
Alexander
0
67.
Kevin
new
68.
Clifford
-8
69.
Nigel
new
70.
Barrie
+22
71.
Reginald
-30
72.
Ernest
-25
73.
Alfred
-24
74.
Adrian
new
75.
Harold
-27
76.
Nicholas
new
77.
Timothy
new
78.
Melvyn
new
79.
Bryan
-21
80.
Neil
+15
81.
Jack
-29
82.
Daniel
-11
83.
Lawrence
-11
84.
Hugh
-3
85.
Denis
-21
86.
Walter
-32
87.
Mohammed
-19
88.
Terry
new
89.
Edwin
-15
90.
Ralph
-14
91.
Ivan
0
92.
Bruce
new
93.
Phillip
new
94.
Vincent
-9
95.
Gary
new
96.
Tony
new
97.
Samuel
-22
98.
Cyril
-37
99.
Sidney
-30
100.
Royston
-7
Girls
Rank Name +/-
1.
Margaret
0
2.
Patricia
+3
3.
Christine
+53
4.
Mary
-1
5.
Jean
-3
6.
Ann
+17
7.
Susan
new
8.
Janet
+17
9.
Maureen
+4
10.
Barbara
-3
11.
Valerie
+21
12.
Carol
new
13.
Sandra
new
14.
Pauline
+14
15.
Elizabeth
-1
16.
Joan
-12
17.
Pamela
+3
18.
Jennifer
+69
19.
Kathleen
-2
20.
Anne
+6
21.
Sheila
-15
22.
Brenda
-6
23.
Gillian
+44
24.
Linda
new
25.
Jacqueline
+68
26.
Sylvia
-8
27.
Carole
new
28.
Eileen
-9
29.
Wendy
+61
30.
Judith
+70
31.
Dorothy
-20
32.
June
-23
33.
Joyce
-21
34.
Irene
-10
35.
Diane
new
36.
Rosemary
+6
37.
Angela
+48
38.
Doreen
-30
39.
Shirley
-29
40.
Marion
-6
41.
Rita
-14
42.
Catherine
-6
43.
Yvonne
+27
44.
Josephine
-6
45.
Helen
+18
46.
Beryl
-24
47.
Hazel
-3
48.
Frances
+7
49.
Janice
new
50.
Elaine
new
51.
Diana
+29
52.
Veronica
+31
53.
Jane
+21
54.
Marilyn
new
55.
Lesley
new
56.
Norma
-15
57.
Maria
+2
58.
Heather
+39
59.
Gloria
+35
60.
Marie
-7
61.
Marjorie
-30
62.
Hilary
new
63.
Jill
+26
64.
Cynthia
+1
65.
Ruth
-15
66.
Mavis
-37
67.
Audrey
-52
68.
Marlene
+9
69.
Betty
-48
70.
Julia
new
71.
Evelyn
-26
72.
Penelope
new
73.
Lynda
new
74.
Christina
new
75.
Jeanette
new
76.
Carolyn
new
77.
Iris
-47
78.
Anita
new
79.
Denise
new
80.
Kay
new
81.
Marian
+7
82.
Vera
-45
83.
Teresa
-1
84.
Georgina
new
85.
Sally
new
86.
Sarah
-10
87.
Bridget
-8
88.
Lilian
-48
89.
Monica
+10
90.
Joy
+2
91.
Glenys
new
92.
Julie
new
93.
Vivienne
new
94.
Daphne
-40
95.
Caroline
new
96.
Phyllis
-53
97.
Gwendoline
-37
98.
Geraldine
new
99.
Doris
-66
100.
Muriel
-48