Popular Names in New Zealand

Information from the New Zealand Government
Boys · Girls
Boys
Rank Name Times +/-
1.
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Peter
1,335 0
2.
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David
1,307 0
3.
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John
1,227 0
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Michael
1,107 0
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Stephen
891 0
6.
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Mark
829 +1
7.
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Paul
725 -1
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Robert
693 0
9.
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Christopher
677 0
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Kevin
564 0
11.
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Anthony
516 +1
12.
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Richard
489 -1
13.
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Ian
430 0
14.
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Wayne
406 +1
15.
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Bruce
403 +3
16.
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William
399 -2
17.
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Brian
377 +1
18.
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Grant
376 -2
19.
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Gregory
362 +5
20.
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James
356 +3
21.
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Andrew
353 +6
22.
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Gary
344 -1
23.
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Alan
338 -6
23.
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Philip
338 +5
25.
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Graeme
311 -3
26.
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Steven
310 -1
27.
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Murray
308 -7
28.
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Ross
295 -2
29.
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Colin
280 0
30.
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Geoffrey
262 +1
31.
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Barry
252 +2
32.
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Graham
238 -2
33.
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Allan
237 -1
34.
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Kenneth
225 0
35.
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Neil
224 +3
36.
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Trevor
211 0
37.
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Donald
209 0
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Russell
209 +9
39.
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Craig
200 +8
40.
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Keith
199 -6
41.
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Martin
196 0
42.
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Raymond
190 -3
43.
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Phillip
189 +7
44.
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Timothy
188 +3
45.
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Stuart
183 -3
46.
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Brent
175 +5
47.
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Warren
174 +5
48.
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Thomas
171 -5
49.
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Roger
163 -4
50.
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Garry
157 -10
51.
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Jeffrey
154 +6
52.
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Patrick
151 -3
53.
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Tony
149 -1
54.
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Simon
143 -10
55.
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Douglas
142 +4
56.
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Malcolm
141 -1
57.
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Gavin
132 +4
58.
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Kerry
130 -2
59.
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George
125 +7
60.
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Ronald
124 -2
61.
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Nigel
121 +1
62.
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Neville
118 +1
62.
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Terence
118 +4
64.
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Gordon
117 +1
65.
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Robin
110 -11
66.
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Dean
107 +5
67.
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Edward
106 +3
68.
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Lance
102 +6
69.
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Nicholas
100 +4
70.
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Brett
98 -2
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Shane
98 +7
72.
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Joseph
96 -12
73.
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Leslie
95 -5
74.
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Charles
90 -3
75.
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Rodney
89 -1
76.
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Bryan
88 +5
77.
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Derek
84 -1
78.
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Dennis
82 -15
79.
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Terry
81 +9
80.
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Daniel
80 +9
80.
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Glenn
80 +1
82.
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Lindsay
77 -3
82.
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Noel
77 -4
84.
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Eric
72 -4
85.
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Maurice
71 0
86.
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Matthew
69 +11
87.
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Alexander
68 -1
88.
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Adrian
67 new
88.
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Arthur
67 +4
88.
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Jonathan
67 new
88.
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Kelvin
67 new
88.
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Rex
67 -5
93.
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Francis
65 new
94.
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Alistair
62 -7
94.
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Stewart
62 +5
96.
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Gerard
61 -4
97.
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Carl
60 new
98.
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Bernard
57 -15
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Ivan
55 -10
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Owen
51 -8
Girls
Rank Name Times +/-
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Susan
889 0
2.
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Karen
735 0
3.
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Christine
656 0
4.
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Deborah
515 +2
5.
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Julie
475 +8
6.
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Jennifer
427 -2
7.
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Linda
423 0
8.
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Sandra
411 +7
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Elizabeth
382 0
9.
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Robyn
382 +2
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Wendy
382 -1
12.
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Judith
377 -2
13.
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Margaret
362 -8
14.
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Patricia
353 0
15.
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Donna
351 +22
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Debra
341 +6
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Sharon
341 +2
18.
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Mary
338 -2
19.
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Helen
320 -7
20.
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Joanne
309 +7
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Barbara
306 -4
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Lynette
302 -2
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Heather
267 +3
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Anne
262 -1
25.
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Diane
261 -6
26.
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Catherine
249 -2
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Carol
241 -6
28.
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Denise
239 0
29.
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Suzanne
233 -4
30.
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Vicki
221 +4
31.
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Pamela
215 -2
32.
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Janet
213 0
33.
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Carolyn
203 +6
34.
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Jane
201 -1
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Raewyn
201 -3
36.
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Shirley
181 0
37.
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Alison
179 +5
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Kathryn
179 +7
39.
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Dianne
170 -5
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Janice
170 -9
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Pauline
170 -2
42.
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Fiona
164 +11
43.
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Rosemary
163 -3
44.
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Annette
162 +2
45.
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Kathleen
159 -2
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Michelle
159 +29
47.
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Lesley
151 0
48.
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Lynda
146 +1
49.
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Colleen
144 +7
50.
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Sally
142 +3
51.
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Ann
138 -3
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Yvonne
138 -6
53.
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Jan
133 +2
54.
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Jacqueline
132 -3
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Marie
132 -5
56.
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Brenda
127 +7
57.
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Jillian
124 -1
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Maree
124 +8
59.
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Gillian
120 +1
59.
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Lorraine
120 -18
59.
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Sheryl
120 -3
62.
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Louise
113 +17
63.
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Glenda
111 +8
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Shona
111 +6
65.
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Nicola
110 +3
66.
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Angela
108 -3
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Kerry
108 -7
68.
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Beverley
107 -1
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Gail
107 -16
70.
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Kim
106 +8
71.
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Cheryl
105 -10
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Lynne
105 +4
73.
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Frances
102 +19
74.
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Michele
100 +12
75.
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Kay
96 -13
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Maria
96 -5
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Stephanie
96 +18
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Adrienne
95 +13
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Andrea
94 -4
80.
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Diana
91 -14
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Bronwyn
85 +7
82.
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Josephine
84 +6
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Maureen
84 -9
84.
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Jeanette
81 -9
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Penelope
81 -2
86.
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Caroline
80 -5
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Teresa
80 +13
88.
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Vivienne
77 0
89.
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Valerie
75 new
90.
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Ruth
74 -18
91.
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Paula
73 -9
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Sarah
73 -5
93.
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Christina
72 new
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Philippa
72 +2
95.
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Jocelyn
71 -13
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Lynley
71 new
97.
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Janine
70 0
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Shelley
70 new
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Claire
69 -1
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Jill
68 -5