Popular Names in New Zealand

Information from the New Zealand Government
Boys · Girls
Boys
Rank Name Times +/-
1.
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Michael
1,123 +1
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David
1,121 -1
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Andrew
965 0
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Paul
959 0
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Mark
841 0
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Christopher
706 +6
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Peter
683 +1
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John
668 -2
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Richard
639 +1
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Stephen
635 -3
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Robert
608 -2
12.
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Shane
580 +2
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Craig
526 -2
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Wayne
417 +3
15.
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James
388 +4
16.
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Dean
382 -3
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Grant
379 -1
18.
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Steven
372 -3
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Jason
346 +9
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Anthony
329 -2
21.
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Gregory
313 +2
22.
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Brent
308 +4
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Simon
277 +8
24.
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Ian
262 0
24.
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William
262 +3
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Kevin
248 -6
27.
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Brett
245 -6
28.
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Timothy
235 +5
29.
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Nigel
230 +3
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Philip
227 0
30.
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Tony
227 -8
32.
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Matthew
220 +5
33.
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Brian
212 +2
34.
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Glenn
211 +9
35.
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Gary
208 -6
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Scott
207 +16
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Darren
197 -12
38.
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Sean
193 +8
39.
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Phillip
190 +8
40.
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Bruce
183 -4
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Nicholas
183 +18
42.
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Alan
177 -8
43.
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Stuart
169 -5
44.
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Martin
167 -6
45.
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Shaun
166 +41
46.
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Ross
165 +3
47.
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Graeme
162 -3
48.
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Aaron
160 +26
49.
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Colin
159 +2
50.
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Murray
158 -9
51.
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Geoffrey
155 -4
51.
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Rodney
155 -9
53.
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Warren
154 -13
54.
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Gavin
147 +2
55.
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Patrick
143 -10
56.
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Allan
131 +3
57.
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Jeffrey
130 0
58.
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Jonathan
129 +13
59.
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Trevor
128 0
60.
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Barry
124 +4
61.
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Daniel
123 +9
62.
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Raymond
120 +1
63.
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Glen
119 +10
64.
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Thomas
118 -12
65.
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Joseph
115 +12
66.
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Adrian
114 -2
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Brendon
114 +27
68.
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Kerry
111 -4
69.
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Carl
110 -2
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Neil
110 -19
71.
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Todd
108 +11
72.
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Antony
107 -5
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Graham
107 -18
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Karl
107 +2
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Roger
107 -3
76.
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Edward
102 -17
77.
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Russell
98 -18
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Kelvin
97 +13
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Douglas
96 -2
80.
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Derek
94 +4
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Kenneth
94 -25
82.
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Malcolm
89 -11
83.
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Hamish
85 +4
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Brendan
82 +8
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Adam
80 -6
86.
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Lance
78 +4
87.
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George
77 -7
88.
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Blair
75 new
89.
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Donald
74 -7
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Darryl
73 -14
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Bryan
72 -6
92.
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Jeremy
67 new
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Justin
67 new
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Terry
67 -3
95.
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Daryl
64 +2
96.
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Robin
62 new
97.
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Dion
61 -4
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Ronald
61 new
99.
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Samuel
58 +1
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Shayne
57 new
Girls
Rank Name Times +/-
1.
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Lisa
760 +1
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Karen
624 -1
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Michelle
549 0
4.
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Tania
456 +2
5.
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Kim
435 +4
6.
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Joanne
423 +6
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Nicola
420 +3
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Angela
410 -1
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Deborah
397 -5
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Tracey
393 -2
11.
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Susan
365 -6
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Donna
358 +1
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Sharon
338 +2
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Julie
328 +1
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Christine
324 +2
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Helen
310 -2
17.
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Sandra
306 -6
18.
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Jacqueline
299 +1
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Andrea
266 +10
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Sarah
262 +6
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Fiona
252 -3
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Leanne
250 +6
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Elizabeth
239 0
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Paula
236 +10
25.
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Catherine
232 -3
25.
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Wendy
232 -5
27.
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Megan
221 +25
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Jennifer
219 -4
29.
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Jane
205 +1
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Tracy
200 -3
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Maria
198 -10
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Robyn
189 -1
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Amanda
178 -1
34.
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Linda
177 -9
35.
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Janine
175 +9
36.
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Louise
170 +2
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Kathryn
166 -3
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Patricia
163 +1
39.
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Tina
161 +8
40.
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Rachel
157 +8
41.
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Tanya
154 +18
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Maree
149 +3
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Suzanne
147 -3
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Alison
141 -11
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Anna
141 +9
46.
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Denise
139 -10
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Mary
137 -5
48.
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Vicki
134 +6
49.
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Vanessa
133 +33
50.
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Brenda
129 -9
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Diane
128 -14
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Katrina
127 +16
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Raewyn
126 -3
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Heather
125 -8
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Carol
124 -6
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Anne
122 -6
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Bronwyn
120 +7
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Margaret
118 -16
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Justine
117 +19
60.
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Joanna
115 new
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Toni
115 +15
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Stephanie
111 -1
63.
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Carolyn
108 -8
64.
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Lynette
107 -3
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Shelley
106 +7
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Debra
103 -10
67.
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Annette
102 +1
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Katherine
102 -7
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Rebecca
102 +20
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Caroline
101 +10
71.
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Debbie
100 -1
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Lynda
100 +4
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Pauline
100 -7
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Sally
97 +6
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Claire
91 -2
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Sonya
89 +24
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Teresa
89 -5
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Melanie
88 +13
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Pamela
88 -12
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Barbara
87 -19
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Melissa
87 -5
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Judith
84 -24
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Cherie
83 +1
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Victoria
83 new
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Marie
81 -29
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Ruth
81 +9
87.
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Dianne
80 +3
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Kathleen
80 -21
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Kerry
76 -5
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Philippa
76 +3
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Natalie
75 -17
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Anita
72 new
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Ann
72 -8
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Bridget
72 +2
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Christina
70 new
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Sheryl
69 new
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Yvonne
67 -4
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Jan
66 -2
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Kirsten
65 new
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Karyn
62 -2