Popular Names in New Zealand

Boys · Girls
Boys
Rank Name Times +/-
1.
Peter
1,450 +1
2.
John
1,277 -1
3.
David
1,199 0
4.
Michael
866 0
5.
Paul
728 +1
6.
Stephen
720 +1
7.
Robert
695 -2
8.
Kevin
600 0
9.
Mark
573 +2
10.
Christopher
523 -1
11.
Ian
452 -1
12.
Richard
438 0
13.
Brian
429 +1
14.
William
428 -1
15.
Wayne
396 +4
16.
Bruce
395 -1
17.
Anthony
382 +1
18.
James
354 +2
19.
Gary
349 +3
20.
Graeme
336 +1
21.
Alan
329 -4
22.
Murray
312 -6
23.
Graham
292 0
24.
Grant
259 +9
25.
Barry
256 -1
25.
Colin
256 0
27.
Geoffrey
244 0
28.
Andrew
240 +12
29.
Kenneth
237 0
30.
Gregory
236 +5
30.
Neil
236 +2
32.
Philip
235 -2
33.
Ross
232 -7
34.
Steven
216 +2
35.
Allan
207 +2
36.
Donald
200 -2
37.
Trevor
196 -6
38.
Raymond
187 -10
39.
Stuart
175 +8
40.
Keith
170 +1
41.
Roger
169 -2
42.
Garry
167 -4
43.
Russell
165 +1
44.
Thomas
158 0
45.
Malcolm
157 +4
46.
Patrick
150 +10
47.
Phillip
149 +5
48.
Jeffrey
145 +16
49.
Douglas
144 +1
50.
Martin
141 +4
51.
Gordon
136 +6
52.
Warren
135 -9
53.
George
134 +8
54.
Ronald
132 -12
55.
Craig
129 +7
56.
Robin
126 -3
57.
Timothy
124 -9
58.
Leslie
122 -1
59.
Charles
116 0
59.
Dennis
116 -13
59.
Gavin
116 -4
62.
Neville
113 +8
62.
Simon
113 +16
64.
Brent
112 +10
65.
Edward
109 -14
66.
Terence
102 -7
67.
Nigel
96 +5
68.
Bryan
95 -3
69.
Joseph
93 -3
69.
Lindsay
93 -6
71.
Kerry
92 -2
72.
Tony
91 +1
73.
Rex
88 -5
74.
Glenn
86 -7
75.
Rodney
82 +2
76.
Noel
80 -6
77.
Alexander
75 -3
78.
Eric
71 +3
79.
Derek
66 +9
80.
Lance
62 0
80.
Norman
62 +12
82.
Maurice
61 -3
83.
Gerard
60 +3
83.
Shane
60 +15
85.
Daniel
58 new
85.
Desmond
58 +7
87.
Nicholas
56 0
88.
Bernard
55 -5
88.
Ivan
55 new
90.
Arthur
54 -16
90.
Stewart
54 -6
90.
Terry
54 new
93.
Kelvin
53 new
94.
Francis
52 -12
95.
Dean
50 new
96.
Alistair
48 new
96.
Brett
48 -4
96.
Lawrence
48 +1
99.
Leonard
47 new
100.
Owen
45 -16
Girls
Rank Name Times +/-
1.
Susan
851 0
2.
Christine
754 0
3.
Karen
615 +3
4.
Judith
478 0
5.
Margaret
467 -2
6.
Jennifer
431 -1
7.
Elizabeth
394 +4
8.
Robyn
387 +4
9.
Patricia
380 -2
10.
Linda
369 -1
11.
Mary
359 -3
12.
Barbara
335 -2
13.
Helen
327 +1
14.
Wendy
326 -1
15.
Anne
319 +2
15.
Sharon
319 +11
17.
Heather
317 -2
18.
Sandra
312 0
19.
Lynette
308 -3
20.
Carol
296 0
21.
Diane
275 -2
22.
Pamela
251 -1
23.
Julie
242 +5
24.
Suzanne
235 0
25.
Janice
231 -3
26.
Dianne
223 +1
27.
Catherine
215 +8
28.
Deborah
214 +2
29.
Raewyn
204 -4
30.
Janet
203 -7
31.
Rosemary
194 -2
32.
Alison
192 0
33.
Pauline
188 -2
34.
Kathleen
186 -1
35.
Shirley
184 +7
36.
Lorraine
170 -1
37.
Denise
166 -3
38.
Annette
157 +6
39.
Ann
152 -1
40.
Jane
150 +8
41.
Yvonne
148 -4
42.
Lesley
142 -1
43.
Glenda
140 +4
44.
Jacqueline
134 +10
44.
Marie
134 -6
46.
Gail
133 +4
47.
Kathryn
129 +14
48.
Colleen
127 -6
48.
Jillian
127 +1
50.
Sheryl
124 0
51.
Beverley
123 -11
51.
Joanne
123 +20
53.
Cheryl
121 +6
53.
Maureen
121 -7
55.
Lynda
116 -3
56.
Maria
115 +2
57.
Brenda
114 -5
58.
Marilyn
110 -13
58.
Vicki
110 +4
60.
Gillian
105 +5
61.
Kay
100 -6
62.
Joy
99 +18
63.
Jan
98 +1
64.
Donna
97 -4
65.
Marion
93 -8
66.
Frances
91 +6
67.
Sally
90 -1
68.
Angela
89 +12
68.
Jeanette
89 -5
70.
Debra
88 +20
71.
Maree
87 +1
72.
Carolyn
83 -17
73.
Lynne
81 -5
73.
Vivienne
81 +12
75.
Dorothy
80 +1
76.
Ruth
79 -9
77.
Louise
78 +11
78.
Valerie
75 -4
79.
Anna
74 new
80.
Jocelyn
73 -12
80.
Penelope
73 +18
82.
Adrienne
71 -4
82.
Shona
71 -4
84.
Diana
70 +9
84.
Jill
70 -14
86.
Philippa
69 new
87.
Victoria
68 new
88.
Glenys
67 -11
88.
Rhonda
67 new
88.
Stephanie
67 +1
91.
Joan
66 +5
92.
Josephine
63 new
92.
Kerry
63 new
94.
Bronwyn
62 -9
94.
Dawn
62 new
94.
Elaine
62 -19
94.
Katherine
62 +6
98.
Paula
61 -15
99.
Christina
60 -8
100.
Lois
59 -17