Popular Names in New Zealand

Information from the New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs
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Boys · Girls
Boys
Change
Rank Name Times Rank Num. Pct.
100.
  
Cameron
62 new new new
99.
  
Vaughan
65 new new new
98.
  
Lee
67 -10 -20 -23.0%
94.
  
Benjamin
68 new new new
94.
  
Charles
68 -2 -15 -18.1%
94.
  
Derek
68 +2 +2 +3.0%
94.
  
Mathew
68 new new new
93.
  
Darryl
78 -8 -14 -15.2%
92.
  
Daryl
79 new new new
89.
  
George
80 -12 -22 -21.6%
89.
  
Kelvin
80 0 -6 -7.0%
89.
  
Roger
80 -20 -33 -29.2%
88.
  
Jeremy
83 -3 -9 -9.8%
87.
  
Bryan
84 +11 +25 +42.4%
86.
  
Allan
85 -13 -25 -22.7%
85.
  
Douglas
86 -1 -7 -7.5%
84.
  
Joseph
91 -12 -21 -18.8%
83.
  
Todd
93 +7 +8 +9.4%
82.
  
Neil
94 -30 -47 -33.3%
79.
  
Kenneth
97 +3 +2 +2.1%
79.
  
Malcolm
97 0 0 0.0%
79.
  
Trevor
97 -15 -19 -16.4%
76.
  
Graham
99 -12 -17 -14.7%
76.
  
Jeffrey
99 -1 -9 -8.3%
76.
  
Russell
99 +15 +15 +17.9%
72.
  
Adrian
102 -18 -33 -24.4%
72.
  
Lance
102 +21 +23 +29.1%
72.
  
Rodney
102 -3 -11 -9.7%
72.
  
Shaun
102 -16 -30 -22.7%
70.
  
Gavin
103 -9 -21 -16.9%
70.
  
Kerry
103 +5 -5 -4.6%
69.
  
Raymond
104 -1 -11 -9.6%
67.
  
Edward
105 -5 -16 -13.2%
67.
  
Patrick
105 +6 -5 -4.5%
65.
  
Adam
106 +22 +18 +20.5%
65.
  
Barry
106 +4 -7 -6.2%
64.
  
Brendan
107 0 -9 -7.8%
63.
  
Antony
108 -6 -19 -15.0%
62.
  
Murray
109 -3 -17 -13.5%
61.
  
Colin
110 -8 -28 -20.3%
60.
  
Ross
113 +4 -3 -2.6%
59.
  
Graeme
116 -2 -11 -8.7%
58.
  
Dion
118 +20 +18 +18.0%
57.
  
Hamish
120 +22 +23 +23.7%
56.
  
Blair
123 +26 +28 +29.5%
55.
  
Carl
130 0 -4 -3.0%
54.
  
Justin
133 +27 +37 +38.5%
52.
  
Alan
140 -3 -6 -4.1%
52.
  
Thomas
140 +11 +21 +17.6%
51.
  
Warren
142 -5 -17 -10.7%
50.
  
Geoffrey
144 0 0 0.0%
49.
  
Sean
150 -1 -2 -1.3%
48.
  
Gary
152 -14 -57 -27.3%
47.
  
Bruce
154 -3 -22 -12.5%
45.
  
Brian
161 -7 -30 -15.7%
45.
  
Daniel
161 -3 -17 -9.6%
44.
  
Karl
163 +3 +9 +5.8%
43.
  
Martin
164 -1 -14 -7.9%
42.
  
Stuart
165 +9 +22 +15.4%
41.
  
Glen
177 +18 +51 +40.5%
40.
  
Brett
180 -8 -41 -18.6%
39.
  
Ian
182 -6 -31 -14.6%
38.
  
Brendon
191 -1 -3 -1.5%
37.
  
Phillip
192 +3 +6 +3.2%
36.
  
Kevin
206 0 +3 +1.5%
35.
  
Jonathan
208 +6 +28 +15.6%
34.
  
Darren
209 -6 -35 -14.3%
33.
  
William
214 -4 -24 -10.1%
32.
  
Glenn
220 +3 +16 +7.8%
30.
  
Brent
223 0 -11 -4.7%
30.
  
Timothy
223 -6 -46 -17.1%
29.
  
Philip
227 +1 -7 -3.0%
28.
  
Nigel
232 -1 -14 -5.7%
27.
  
Nicholas
236 +11 +45 +23.6%
26.
  
Gregory
250 -4 -63 -20.1%
25.
  
Tony
259 +1 +8 +3.2%
24.
  
Aaron
269 +21 +104 +63.0%
23.
  
Dean
310 -3 -28 -8.3%
22.
  
Wayne
323 -3 -30 -8.5%
21.
  
Scott
327 +4 +68 +26.3%
20.
  
Grant
344 -2 -14 -3.9%
19.
  
Anthony
357 -3 -25 -6.5%
18.
  
Simon
362 +3 +44 +13.8%
17.
  
Matthew
374 +6 +72 +23.8%
16.
  
Steven
380 -1 -38 -9.1%
15.
  
James
383 +2 +15 +4.1%
14.
  
Robert
454 0 -83 -15.5%
13.
  
Shane
480 0 -79 -14.1%
12.
  
Peter
507 0 -53 -9.5%
10.
  
John
572 -2 -82 -12.5%
10.
  
Richard
572 +1 +10 +1.8%
9.
  
Christopher
604 -2 -58 -8.8%
8.
  
Craig
631 +2 +12 +1.9%
7.
  
Stephen
648 +2 -5 -0.8%
6.
  
Mark
776 -2 -126 -14.0%
5.
  
Paul
879 -2 -54 -5.8%
4.
  
Andrew
909 +1 +57 +6.7%
3.
  
David
916 -2 -140 -13.3%
2.
  
Michael
959 0 -90 -8.6%
1.
  
Jason
1,365 +5 +644 +89.3%
Girls
Change
Rank Name Times Rank Num. Pct.
100.
  
Sonia
67 new new new
96.
  
Claire
69 -1 -1 -1.4%
96.
  
Lynette
69 -6 -5 -6.8%
96.
  
Pauline
69 -9 -7 -9.2%
96.
  
Penelope
69 +4 +4 +6.2%
95.
  
Marie
70 -16 -13 -15.7%
94.
  
Julia
72 new new new
93.
  
Karyn
73 -17 -13 -15.1%
91.
  
Cherie
75 -19 -17 -18.5%
91.
  
Lynda
75 -6 -2 -2.6%
90.
  
Kelly
76 new new new
89.
  
Debra
77 -26 -28 -26.7%
87.
  
Emma
78 +10 +11 +16.4%
87.
  
Sally
78 -11 -8 -9.3%
85.
  
Judith
81 -13 -11 -12.0%
85.
  
Kerry
81 new new new
83.
  
Anita
83 0 +5 +6.4%
83.
  
Philippa
83 +12 +13 +18.6%
81.
  
Denise
84 -24 -28 -25.0%
81.
  
Rochelle
84 new new new
79.
  
Debbie
85 -5 -6 -6.6%
79.
  
Sonya
85 -4 -3 -3.4%
77.
  
Brenda
86 -12 -17 -16.5%
77.
  
Bridget
86 new new new
76.
  
Raewyn
88 -12 -16 -15.4%
75.
  
Heather
89 -29 -50 -36.0%
74.
  
Pamela
91 +8 +11 +13.8%
71.
  
Carol
92 +10 +10 +12.2%
71.
  
Natalie
92 0 -1 -1.1%
71.
  
Sheryl
92 new new new
70.
  
Belinda
93 +21 +20 +27.4%
69.
  
Caroline
95 +16 +18 +23.4%
68.
  
Nicole
96 +25 +25 +35.2%
67.
  
Anne
98 +3 0 0.0%
66.
  
Alison
102 -12 -19 -15.7%
65.
  
Margaret
103 -6 -5 -4.6%
62.
  
Maree
107 -15 -29 -21.3%
62.
  
Patricia
107 -1 +1 +0.9%
62.
  
Vicki
107 -14 -28 -20.7%
61.
  
Diane
108 -1 +1 +0.9%
58.
  
Bronwyn
117 +3 +11 +10.4%
58.
  
Mary
117 -6 -7 -5.6%
58.
  
Tanya
117 -2 +3 +2.6%
56.
  
Teresa
118 +13 +19 +19.2%
56.
  
Toni
118 -5 -8 -6.3%
55.
  
Katherine
119 +13 +18 +17.8%
54.
  
Shelley
123 +12 +21 +20.6%
52.
  
Carolyn
126 -9 -23 -15.4%
52.
  
Melanie
126 +14 +24 +23.5%
51.
  
Cheryl
131 new new new
50.
  
Stephanie
134 +2 +10 +8.1%
49.
  
Katrina
137 -11 -23 -14.4%
47.
  
Anna
142 +8 +22 +18.3%
47.
  
Justine
142 +11 +32 +29.1%
46.
  
Tina
144 -1 +2 +1.4%
45.
  
Victoria
145 +5 +18 +14.2%
44.
  
Melissa
147 +5 +17 +13.1%
43.
  
Rachael
158 +36 +75 +90.4%
42.
  
Kathryn
159 -3 +2 +1.3%
41.
  
Jane
161 -5 -21 -11.5%
40.
  
Robyn
162 -3 -8 -4.7%
39.
  
Louise
166 +1 +10 +6.4%
38.
  
Linda
167 -3 -20 -10.7%
37.
  
Suzanne
183 +7 +39 +27.1%
36.
  
Megan
184 +5 +30 +19.5%
35.
  
Janine
190 -4 -21 -10.0%
34.
  
Elizabeth
195 -9 -50 -20.4%
33.
  
Rebecca
196 +9 +43 +28.1%
31.
  
Maria
197 +1 -8 -3.9%
31.
  
Wendy
197 -4 -36 -15.5%
30.
  
Jennifer
201 -4 -41 -16.9%
29.
  
Joanna
204 +4 +4 +2.0%
28.
  
Vanessa
217 +6 +18 +9.0%
27.
  
Leanne
225 +2 +9 +4.2%
26.
  
Helen
226 -5 -28 -11.0%
25.
  
Sandra
228 -4 -26 -10.2%
24.
  
Christine
230 -5 -30 -11.5%
23.
  
Amanda
238 +5 +13 +5.8%
22.
  
Catherine
243 +2 -6 -2.4%
21.
  
Jacqueline
254 -1 -2 -0.8%
20.
  
Andrea
256 -2 -9 -3.4%
19.
  
Susan
266 -8 -81 -23.3%
17.
  
Fiona
281 -3 -30 -9.6%
17.
  
Julie
281 -2 -28 -9.1%
16.
  
Donna
287 -4 -48 -14.3%
15.
  
Paula
289 +1 +2 +0.7%
14.
  
Sharon
290 -1 -40 -12.1%
13.
  
Sarah
293 +4 +8 +2.8%
12.
  
Kim
301 -2 -58 -16.2%
11.
  
Tracy
317 +19 +104 +48.8%
10.
  
Deborah
332 -2 -55 -14.2%
9.
  
Tania
403 -4 -43 -9.6%
8.
  
Angela
409 -1 -18 -4.2%
7.
  
Tracey
423 +2 +51 +13.7%
6.
  
Nicola
431 0 0 0.0%
5.
  
Joanne
446 -1 -10 -2.2%
4.
  
Rachel
466 +17 +212 +83.5%
3.
  
Karen
497 0 -18 -3.5%
2.
  
Michelle
666 0 -8 -1.2%
1.
  
Lisa
786 0 -148 -15.8%
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