Popular Names in New Zealand

Information from the New Zealand Government
Boys · Girls
Boys
Rank Name Times +/-
1.
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David
1,304 +1
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Peter
1,257 -1
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Michael
1,090 +1
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John
1,085 -1
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Stephen
994 0
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Mark
901 0
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Paul
746 0
8.
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Robert
662 0
9.
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Christopher
620 0
10.
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Kevin
546 0
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Anthony
511 0
12.
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Richard
473 0
13.
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Ian
451 0
14.
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Craig
441 +25
15.
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William
422 +1
16.
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Gregory
419 +3
17.
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Wayne
417 -3
18.
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Andrew
400 +3
19.
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Grant
390 -1
20.
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James
374 0
21.
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Bruce
373 -6
22.
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Brian
367 -5
23.
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Steven
340 +3
24.
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Philip
328 -1
25.
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Murray
327 +2
26.
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Graeme
317 -1
27.
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Ross
305 +1
28.
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Alan
295 -5
29.
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Gary
271 -7
30.
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Colin
249 -1
31.
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Graham
239 +1
32.
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Barry
229 -1
33.
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Geoffrey
223 -3
34.
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Neil
219 +1
35.
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Martin
217 +6
36.
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Trevor
214 0
37.
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Kenneth
210 -3
38.
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Allan
203 -5
39.
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Raymond
199 +3
40.
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Phillip
197 +3
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Russell
197 -3
42.
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Timothy
193 +2
43.
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Thomas
180 +5
44.
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Warren
176 +3
45.
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Tony
174 +8
46.
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Donald
173 -9
47.
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Brent
172 -1
48.
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Roger
171 +1
49.
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Stuart
169 -4
50.
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Simon
167 +4
51.
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Keith
161 -11
52.
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Nigel
159 +9
53.
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Garry
157 -3
54.
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Jeffrey
141 -3
55.
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Brett
140 +15
55.
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Douglas
140 0
57.
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Gavin
137 0
58.
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Malcolm
136 -2
59.
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Ronald
134 +1
60.
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Patrick
130 -8
61.
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George
118 -2
61.
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Shane
118 +9
63.
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Edward
113 +4
64.
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Kerry
112 -6
65.
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Robin
103 0
66.
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Dean
100 0
67.
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Neville
99 -5
68.
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Gordon
98 -4
69.
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Rodney
96 +6
70.
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Terence
95 -8
71.
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Joseph
94 +1
72.
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Eric
93 +12
73.
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Lance
92 -5
74.
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Antony
90 new
75.
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Daniel
88 +5
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Dennis
87 +2
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Leslie
87 -3
78.
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Matthew
85 +8
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Nicholas
85 -9
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Terry
85 +1
81.
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Bryan
84 -5
82.
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Kelvin
81 +6
83.
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Glenn
78 -3
84.
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Charles
77 -10
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Derek
77 -7
86.
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Jonathan
76 +2
87.
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Scott
72 new
88.
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Adrian
71 0
89.
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Alexander
70 -2
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Lindsay
70 -7
91.
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Darryl
65 new
91.
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Noel
65 -9
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Owen
65 +9
94.
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Alistair
64 0
94.
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Gerard
64 +2
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Warwick
64 new
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Bernard
63 +1
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Francis
59 -5
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Rex
59 -10
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Carl
58 -3
Girls
Rank Name Times +/-
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Susan
848 0
2.
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Karen
709 0
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Christine
675 0
4.
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Julie
499 +1
5.
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Deborah
476 -1
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Sandra
460 +2
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Donna
408 +8
8.
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Elizabeth
403 +1
8.
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Jennifer
403 -2
10.
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Wendy
398 -1
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Sharon
395 +5
12.
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Joanne
389 +8
13.
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Linda
373 -6
14.
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Robyn
363 -5
15.
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Judith
343 -3
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Mary
340 +2
17.
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Helen
333 +2
18.
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Margaret
322 -5
19.
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Patricia
307 -5
20.
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Debra
306 -4
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Carol
281 +6
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Barbara
269 -1
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Denise
268 +5
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Anne
264 0
25.
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Catherine
263 +1
26.
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Diane
261 -1
27.
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Lynette
254 -5
28.
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Heather
253 -5
29.
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Suzanne
236 0
30.
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Vicki
227 0
31.
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Michelle
219 +14
32.
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Carolyn
216 +1
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Jane
202 +1
34.
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Fiona
200 +8
35.
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Raewyn
193 -1
36.
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Kathryn
183 +1
37.
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Alison
182 0
38.
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Janet
180 -6
39.
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Pamela
178 -8
40.
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Jacqueline
170 +14
41.
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Dianne
165 -2
42.
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Yvonne
162 +9
43.
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Kathleen
160 +2
43.
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Rosemary
160 0
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Janice
156 -6
46.
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Brenda
151 +10
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Shirley
149 -11
48.
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Nicola
148 +17
49.
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Annette
144 -5
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Pauline
144 -10
51.
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Angela
143 +15
52.
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Kim
140 +18
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Kerry
136 +13
54.
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Lorraine
135 +5
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Jillian
134 +2
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Marie
134 -1
57.
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Jan
133 -4
58.
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Sheryl
129 +1
59.
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Cheryl
127 +12
60.
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Andrea
126 +19
61.
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Ann
123 -10
62.
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Lynda
121 -14
63.
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Maree
118 -6
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Maria
116 +11
65.
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Gillian
114 -6
66.
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Kay
112 +9
67.
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Lesley
109 -20
68.
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Sally
108 -18
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Shona
101 -6
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Frances
99 +3
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Stephanie
99 +5
72.
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Caroline
98 +14
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Louise
98 -10
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Colleen
96 -25
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Vivienne
96 +14
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Gail
95 -8
77.
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Diana
93 +3
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Michele
93 -3
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Bronwyn
92 +2
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Ruth
92 +11
81.
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Beverley
90 -13
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Debbie
89 new
83.
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Lynne
88 -12
84.
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Sarah
87 +7
85.
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Shelley
86 +12
86.
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Glenda
85 -23
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Janine
85 +11
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Jeanette
85 -2
89.
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Anna
83 new
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Teresa
83 -3
91.
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Maureen
80 -9
92.
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Adrienne
77 -14
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Joy
77 new
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Tracey
75 new
95.
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Jocelyn
73 0
96.
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Kaye
71 new
97.
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Penelope
70 -13
98.
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Josephine
69 -16
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Tina
69 new
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Christina
68 -7