Popular Names in New Zealand

Information from the New Zealand Government
Boys · Girls
Boys
Rank Name Times +/-
1.
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Jason
1,298 0
2.
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Michael
936 0
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David
895 0
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Paul
873 +1
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Andrew
838 -1
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Craig
788 +2
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Mark
769 -1
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Christopher
586 +1
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Richard
585 +1
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Aaron
571 +14
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John
525 -1
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Stephen
516 -5
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Robert
489 +1
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Peter
483 -2
15.
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Matthew
472 +2
16.
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Shane
447 -3
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Steven
393 -1
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James
382 -3
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Scott
348 +2
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Anthony
329 -1
21.
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Grant
321 -1
22.
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Simon
317 -4
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Wayne
298 -1
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Gregory
288 +2
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Dean
270 -2
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Brent
249 +4
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Nicholas
245 0
28.
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Glenn
242 +4
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Tony
239 -4
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William
230 +3
31.
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Darren
229 +3
32.
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Nigel
213 -4
33.
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Timothy
200 -3
34.
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Brendon
195 +4
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Justin
195 +20
36.
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Stuart
194 +6
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Kevin
192 -1
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Philip
184 -9
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Brett
182 +1
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Jonathan
179 -5
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Daniel
177 +4
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Ian
176 -3
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Jeremy
170 +45
44.
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Glen
169 -3
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Blair
162 +11
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Phillip
162 -8
47.
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Sean
159 +2
48.
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Karl
158 -4
49.
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Hamish
144 +8
50.
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Geoffrey
141 0
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Martin
141 -7
52.
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Gavin
140 +18
53.
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Carl
139 +2
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Gary
139 -5
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Bruce
135 -8
56.
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Warren
134 -5
57.
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Brian
133 -12
58.
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Ross
126 +2
59.
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Dion
125 -1
59.
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Thomas
125 -7
61.
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Alan
120 -9
62.
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Adam
119 +3
63.
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Antony
112 0
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Joseph
112 +21
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Nathan
112 new
66.
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Patrick
110 +1
67.
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Barry
109 -2
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Murray
109 -5
69.
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Adrian
107 +3
69.
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Brendan
107 -5
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Graeme
107 -10
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Jeffrey
107 +7
73.
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Raymond
106 -4
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Kerry
104 -4
75.
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Mathew
103 +19
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Rodney
103 -3
77.
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Colin
99 -16
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Neil
99 +5
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Clinton
98 new
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Darryl
98 +14
81.
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Edward
96 -14
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Graham
96 -5
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Russell
95 -7
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Benjamin
93 +10
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Trevor
93 -5
86.
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Shaun
91 -14
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Todd
91 -3
88.
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Cameron
88 +12
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Roger
86 0
90.
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Gareth
85 new
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Kelvin
84 -2
92.
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George
83 -3
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Marcus
83 new
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Daryl
81 -2
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Lance
81 -22
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Allan
79 -10
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Vaughan
77 +2
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Malcolm
76 -19
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Douglas
75 -14
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Alexander
70 new
Girls
Rank Name Times +/-
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Lisa
674 0
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Michelle
662 0
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Rachel
584 +1
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Joanne
567 +1
5.
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Nicola
470 +1
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Karen
465 -3
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Tracey
457 0
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Angela
413 0
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Tania
386 0
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Deborah
339 0
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Amanda
334 +12
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Tracy
328 -1
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Sarah
326 0
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Kelly
319 +76
15.
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Kim
305 -3
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Julie
285 +1
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Susan
273 +2
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Vanessa
273 +11
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Fiona
271 -2
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Andrea
267 0
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Donna
265 -5
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Rebecca
258 +11
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Catherine
244 -1
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Sharon
243 -10
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Rachael
242 +18
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Jacqueline
231 -5
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Paula
218 -12
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Christine
207 -4
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Elizabeth
207 +6
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Melanie
207 +24
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Jennifer
203 -1
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Wendy
198 -1
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Helen
196 -7
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Megan
194 +2
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Suzanne
194 +3
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Joanna
186 -7
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Leanne
178 -10
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Sandra
177 -13
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Rochelle
175 +42
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Tina
175 +7
41.
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Anna
168 +6
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Jane
168 0
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Kathryn
168 +1
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Melissa
164 0
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Victoria
164 +1
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Janine
162 -11
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Katrina
160 +2
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Maria
155 -17
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Louise
151 -10
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Shelley
151 +5
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Stephanie
140 -1
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Linda
137 -14
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Robyn
131 -13
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Cheryl
126 -3
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Justine
126 -7
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Patricia
123 +6
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Nicole
122 +11
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Toni
112 -2
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Carolyn
109 -7
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Denise
108 +21
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Teresa
108 -4
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Mary
106 -4
63.
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Vicki
104 -1
64.
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Tanya
103 -6
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Belinda
101 +5
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Bronwyn
99 -8
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Alison
96 -1
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Caroline
96 +2
69.
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Heather
94 +6
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Bridget
93 +7
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Kirsten
93 new
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Emma
91 +15
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Margaret
90 -8
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Cherie
88 +17
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Kerry
87 +10
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Maree
87 -13
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Sheryl
86 -6
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Katherine
85 -23
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Sally
85 +9
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Sonya
85 +1
81.
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Anne
84 -14
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Brenda
84 -4
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Claire
84 +15
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Debra
84 +8
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Diane
82 -24
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Annette
81 new
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Julia
81 +8
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Pauline
81 +10
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Debbie
79 -10
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Sharlene
79 new
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Natasha
78 new
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Kirsty
76 new
93.
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Anita
75 -10
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Philippa
75 -10
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Raewyn
74 -19
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Carol
70 -25
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Karyn
69 -4
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Barbara
68 new
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Kathleen
68 new
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Penelope
68 -2