Popular Names in New Zealand

Information from the New Zealand Government
Boys · Girls
Boys
Rank Name Times +/-
17.
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Alan
376 +4
86.
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Alexander
66 -2
87.
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Alistair
64 new
32.
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Allan
243 +3
27.
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Andrew
277 +6
12.
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Anthony
445 +2
92.
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Arthur
60 new
33.
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Barry
241 -9
83.
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Bernard
73 -4
51.
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Brent
153 +1
68.
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Brett
103 +4
18.
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Brian
368 -5
18.
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Bruce
368 -2
81.
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Bryan
79 -17
71.
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Charles
94 -5
9.
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Christopher
680 0
29.
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Colin
267 0
47.
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Craig
163 +4
89.
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Daniel
61 -7
2.
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David
1,238 +1
71.
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Dean
94 +13
63.
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Dennis
112 -1
76.
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Derek
88 +10
89.
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Desmond
61 new
37.
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Donald
203 0
59.
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Douglas
128 -6
70.
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Edward
101 -3
80.
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Eric
83 -2
40.
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Garry
184 -2
21.
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Gary
358 -3
61.
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Gavin
118 +1
31.
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Geoffrey
253 -4
66.
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George
106 -5
92.
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Gerard
60 -3
81.
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Glenn
79 -11
65.
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Gordon
110 -5
22.
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Graeme
348 0
30.
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Graham
265 -5
16.
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Grant
392 +7
24.
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Gregory
330 +6
13.
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Ian
433 -1
89.
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Ivan
61 new
23.
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James
347 -3
57.
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Jeffrey
130 0
3.
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John
1,181 -1
60.
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Joseph
124 +13
34.
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Keith
225 +5
34.
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Kenneth
225 -2
56.
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Kerry
132 +15
10.
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Kevin
551 0
74.
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Lance
92 +2
92.
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Lawrence
60 new
99.
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Leonard
55 new
68.
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Leslie
103 +1
79.
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Lindsay
84 -21
55.
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Malcolm
135 -1
7.
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Mark
752 +1
41.
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Martin
180 +5
97.
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Matthew
57 new
85.
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Maurice
67 +3
4.
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Michael
1,007 0
20.
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Murray
359 -2
38.
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Neil
198 -4
63.
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Neville
112 +4
73.
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Nicholas
93 +3
62.
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Nigel
115 -3
78.
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Noel
85 +2
92.
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Owen
60 -9
49.
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Patrick
159 +1
6.
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Paul
803 -1
1.
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Peter
1,484 0
28.
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Philip
268 0
50.
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Phillip
158 -7
39.
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Raymond
195 +1
83.
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Rex
73 -3
11.
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Richard
482 0
8.
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Robert
708 -1
54.
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Robin
143 +1
74.
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Rodney
92 0
45.
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Roger
168 -1
58.
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Ronald
129 -11
26.
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Ross
291 -1
46.
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Russell
166 +2
77.
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Shane
86 +14
44.
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Simon
170 +12
5.
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Stephen
873 +1
25.
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Steven
297 +11
99.
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Stewart
55 +1
42.
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Stuart
173 0
66.
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Terence
106 +9
88.
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Terry
63 +1
43.
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Thomas
172 -2
47.
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Timothy
163 -2
52.
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Tony
149 +13
36.
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Trevor
210 -5
97.
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Walter
57 new
52.
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Warren
149 -4
96.
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Warwick
58 -10
15.
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Wayne
422 +2
14.
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William
429 +1
Girls
Rank Name Times +/-
91.
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Adrienne
78 +5
42.
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Alison
171 -6
75.
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Andrea
87 +14
63.
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Angela
115 -1
48.
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Ann
138 +5
23.
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Anne
263 -7
46.
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Annette
162 -6
17.
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Barbara
306 0
67.
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Beverley
110 -6
63.
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Brenda
115 -8
88.
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Bronwyn
79 -10
21.
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Carol
275 -2
81.
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Caroline
83 +4
39.
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Carolyn
174 +7
24.
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Catherine
257 +1
61.
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Cheryl
117 +2
3.
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Christine
609 0
98.
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Claire
69 new
56.
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Colleen
125 -2
6.
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Deborah
415 +9
22.
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Debra
269 +23
28.
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Denise
226 +4
66.
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Diana
113 +9
19.
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Diane
301 +2
34.
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Dianne
186 0
37.
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Donna
175 +6
94.
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Elaine
72 -6
9.
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Elizabeth
399 0
53.
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Fiona
128 +6
92.
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Frances
75 -22
52.
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Gail
129 -13
60.
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Gillian
118 +6
71.
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Glenda
102 -7
79.
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Glenys
84 -7
26.
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Heather
236 -8
12.
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Helen
351 +2
51.
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Jacqueline
133 -4
55.
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Jan
127 +3
33.
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Jane
188 -5
32.
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Janet
199 -3
30.
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Janice
218 +1
97.
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Janine
70 new
75.
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Jeanette
87 +14
4.
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Jennifer
458 0
95.
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Jill
71 -3
56.
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Jillian
125 -1
27.
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Joanne
232 +8
82.
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Jocelyn
82 +3
88.
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Josephine
79 -7
85.
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Joy
81 +2
10.
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Judith
370 -4
13.
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Julie
344 +13
2.
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Karen
808 -1
43.
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Kathleen
169 -2
44.
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Kathryn
166 +7
62.
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Kay
116 +6
59.
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Kerry
120 +7
78.
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Kim
86 new
47.
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Lesley
146 +13
7.
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Linda
409 0
41.
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Lorraine
172 -3
79.
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Louise
84 -7
49.
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Lynda
134 0
20.
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Lynette
299 0
75.
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Lynne
87 +6
65.
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Maree
114 +4
5.
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Margaret
428 0
70.
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Maria
103 -15
49.
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Marie
134 -5
16.
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Mary
315 -3
73.
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Maureen
93 -23
86.
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Michele
80 new
74.
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Michelle
89 +3
68.
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Nicola
108 +28
29.
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Pamela
225 -7
14.
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Patricia
341 -3
82.
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Paula
82 +14
37.
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Pauline
175 -4
82.
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Penelope
82 -6
95.
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Philippa
71 new
31.
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Raewyn
207 -4
11.
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Robyn
356 -3
40.
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Rosemary
173 -3
72.
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Ruth
100 0
53.
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Sally
128 +12
15.
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Sandra
339 -3
86.
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Sarah
80 new
18.
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Sharon
305 +5
56.
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Sheryl
125 -4
36.
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Shirley
180 -6
69.
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Shona
104 +1
93.
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Stephanie
74 new
1.
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Susan
915 +1
25.
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Suzanne
237 -1
99.
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Teresa
68 -15
34.
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Vicki
186 +8
99.
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Victoria
68 new
88.
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Vivienne
79 +8
8.
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Wendy
402 +2
45.
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Yvonne
164 +2