Popular Names in New Zealand

Information from the New Zealand Government
Boys · Girls
Boys
Rank Name Times +/-
1.
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Jason
1,024 0
2.
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Michael
870 0
3.
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David
826 0
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Andrew
812 +1
5.
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Paul
753 -1
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Craig
725 0
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Mark
718 0
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Aaron
611 +2
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Christopher
607 -1
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Richard
562 -1
11.
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Matthew
541 +4
12.
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Robert
474 +1
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John
464 -2
14.
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Stephen
463 -2
15.
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Scott
398 +4
16.
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Peter
394 -2
17.
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Simon
390 +5
18.
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Shane
376 -2
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James
373 -1
20.
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Steven
327 -3
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Anthony
311 -1
22.
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Grant
292 -1
23.
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Nicholas
262 +4
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Gregory
257 0
25.
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Justin
252 +9
25.
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Wayne
252 -2
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Timothy
232 +6
28.
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Daniel
225 +13
29.
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William
217 +1
30.
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Tony
215 -1
31.
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Brent
214 -5
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Darren
214 0
33.
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Glenn
210 -5
34.
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Glen
209 +10
35.
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Brendon
202 -1
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Philip
195 +2
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Dean
193 -12
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Nigel
193 -5
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Jonathan
189 +1
40.
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Brett
172 -1
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Karl
170 +7
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Kevin
166 -5
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Gavin
157 +9
44.
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Jeremy
155 -1
45.
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Nathan
153 +18
46.
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Phillip
143 -1
47.
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Stuart
139 -11
48.
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Hamish
135 +1
49.
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Carl
131 +4
50.
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Adam
129 +12
51.
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Brian
128 +6
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Geoffrey
128 -1
53.
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Ian
127 -11
54.
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Bruce
125 +1
54.
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Joseph
125 +9
56.
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Sean
124 -9
57.
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Blair
120 -12
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Adrian
119 +11
58.
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Dion
119 +1
58.
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Thomas
119 +1
61.
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Patrick
118 +5
62.
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Edward
114 +19
63.
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Martin
113 -13
64.
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Shaun
112 +22
65.
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Lance
111 +29
66.
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Cameron
105 +22
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Gary
105 -13
68.
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Ross
104 -10
69.
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Alan
101 -8
70.
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Colin
100 +7
71.
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Barry
99 -4
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Murray
99 -4
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Raymond
99 +2
74.
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Graham
94 +7
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Clinton
93 +4
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Kerry
93 -1
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Mathew
93 0
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Todd
93 +11
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Graeme
92 -10
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Warren
92 -23
81.
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Jeffrey
91 -12
82.
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Gareth
90 +8
83.
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Vaughan
89 +14
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Antony
86 -21
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Benjamin
86 0
86.
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Neil
85 -9
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Julian
83 new
88.
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Damian
81 new
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George
81 +4
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Douglas
80 +9
91.
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Roger
79 -2
92.
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Darryl
78 -13
92.
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Jamie
78 new
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Rodney
78 -17
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Ryan
78 new
96.
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Charles
77 new
97.
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Brendan
76 -28
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Trevor
74 -14
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Kenneth
73 new
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Russell
73 -16
Girls
Rank Name Times +/-
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Michelle
618 +1
2.
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Lisa
598 -1
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Rachel
496 0
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Nicola
479 +1
5.
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Joanne
476 -1
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Angela
456 +2
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Sarah
448 +6
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Tracey
440 -1
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Karen
383 -3
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Tania
349 -1
11.
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Kelly
330 +3
12.
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Kim
292 +3
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Amanda
290 -2
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Deborah
289 -4
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Tracy
260 -3
16.
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Andrea
259 +4
17.
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Fiona
257 +2
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Julie
249 -2
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Melanie
238 +9
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Rebecca
235 +2
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Vanessa
228 -4
22.
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Donna
221 -1
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Paula
220 +4
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Megan
218 +10
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Susan
217 -8
26.
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Catherine
213 -3
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Melissa
213 +18
28.
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Sharon
211 -4
29.
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Rachael
204 -4
30.
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Jennifer
203 +1
31.
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Jacqueline
199 -5
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Elizabeth
192 -4
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Rochelle
192 +7
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Christine
191 -6
35.
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Wendy
185 -3
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Katrina
184 +11
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Helen
181 -4
38.
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Leanne
175 -1
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Suzanne
174 -5
40.
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Anna
172 +1
41.
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Stephanie
171 +10
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Kathryn
170 -1
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Joanna
169 -7
44.
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Jane
167 -3
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Victoria
162 -1
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Louise
160 +3
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Janine
158 -1
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Sandra
149 -10
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Natasha
147 +42
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Tina
144 -11
51.
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Shelley
138 -2
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Maria
134 -4
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Kirsten
126 +17
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Justine
125 0
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Kylie
124 new
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Teresa
124 +5
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Katherine
114 +21
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Emma
113 +14
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Mary
111 +3
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Toni
109 -2
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Linda
106 -9
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Vicki
105 +1
63.
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Denise
101 -3
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Tanya
101 +1
65.
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Natalie
95 new
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Kerry
94 +9
67.
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Alison
92 0
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Nicole
92 -10
69.
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Bronwyn
91 -3
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Cherie
88 +4
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Robyn
87 -18
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Debbie
84 +17
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Maree
84 +3
74.
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Cheryl
83 -20
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Belinda
82 -10
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Brenda
82 +6
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Debra
79 +4
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Heather
79 -8
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Julia
78 +7
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Patricia
78 -23
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Sharlene
78 +10
82.
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Carolyn
76 -23
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Kirsty
76 +10
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Carmen
75 new
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Diane
74 0
86.
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Bridget
73 -16
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Sally
73 -8
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Caroline
72 -21
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Ruth
72 new
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Anne
70 -9
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Claire
70 -9
92.
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Anita
69 +1
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Philippa
69 +1
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Gina
68 new
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Nadine
68 new
96.
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Christina
67 new
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Kellie
66 new
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Penelope
66 +1
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Margaret
65 -26
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Rachelle
64 new