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.
1.
  
Matthew
696 0 +15 +2.2%
2.
  
James
604 +1 -13 -2.1%
3.
  
Daniel
566 -1 -57 -9.1%
4.
  
Michael
563 0 -50 -8.2%
5.
  
Samuel
548 +1 +25 +4.8%
6.
  
Joshua
524 -1 -70 -11.8%
7.
  
Benjamin
472 +1 -18 -3.7%
8.
  
Thomas
457 +1 0 0.0%
9.
  
Jordan
448 +1 +14 +3.2%
10.
  
Christopher
353 +1 -69 -16.4%
11.
  
Dylan
347 -4 -148 -29.9%
12.
  
Nicholas
346 0 -57 -14.1%
13.
  
Andrew
341 0 -11 -3.1%
14.
  
Cameron
326 +3 +46 +16.4%
14.
  
Ryan
326 +1 +12 +3.8%
16.
  
Luke
303 +2 +25 +9.0%
17.
  
Jacob
269 +14 +73 +37.2%
18.
  
William
263 -2 -44 -14.3%
19.
  
David
254 -5 -81 -24.2%
20.
  
Joseph
245 +5 +25 +11.4%
21.
  
Alexander
238 -1 -10 -4.0%
22.
  
Ethan
234 -3 -15 -6.0%
23.
  
Nathan
231 0 +7 +3.1%
24.
  
Jesse
226 -2 +1 +0.4%
25.
  
Aaron
202 -1 -19 -8.6%
26.
  
Timothy
199 -5 -30 -13.1%
27.
  
Mitchell
198 +14 +58 +41.4%
28.
  
Hayden
197 +5 +15 +8.2%
29.
  
Sean
196 +3 +13 +7.1%
30.
  
John
190 -1 -23 -10.8%
31.
  
Adam
182 -1 -21 -10.3%
32.
  
Scott
180 -6 -35 -16.3%
33.
  
Jason
177 +2 +12 +7.3%
33.
  
Jonathan
177 -7 -38 -17.7%
35.
  
Liam
175 +4 +22 +14.4%
36.
  
Robert
171 -8 -43 -20.1%
37.
  
Jack
163 +7 +25 +18.1%
38.
  
Jamie
154 -2 -6 -3.8%
39.
  
Bradley
148 +3 +9 +6.5%
39.
  
Hamish
148 -2 -7 -4.5%
41.
  
Richard
147 -4 -8 -5.2%
42.
  
Anthony
144 -2 -4 -2.7%
43.
  
Connor
141 +38 +67 +90.5%
44.
  
Logan
129 +3 -1 -0.8%
45.
  
George
128 -1 -10 -7.2%
46.
  
Shaun
127 +2 -2 -1.6%
47.
  
Jared
126 +7 +18 +16.7%
48.
  
Peter
125 +2 +7 +5.9%
48.
  
Tyler
125 +22 +39 +45.3%
50.
  
Mark
123 -1 -5 -3.9%
51.
  
Steven
119 -7 -19 -13.8%
52.
  
Caleb
116 +3 +9 +8.4%
53.
  
Patrick
113 -3 -5 -4.2%
54.
  
Simon
112 -12 -27 -19.4%
55.
  
Isaac
111 +6 +8 +7.8%
55.
  
Troy
111 +12 +15 +15.6%
57.
  
Jayden
110 +19 +28 +34.1%
58.
  
Callum
107 0 +2 +1.9%
59.
  
Oliver
103 +12 +18 +21.2%
60.
  
Brandon
102 -26 -72 -41.4%
60.
  
Kyle
102 +1 -1 -1.0%
60.
  
Stephen
102 -4 -4 -3.8%
63.
  
Joel
100 -7 -6 -5.7%
64.
  
Corey
99 -3 -4 -3.9%
65.
  
Kieran
98 -5 -6 -5.8%
66.
  
Jeremy
96 -8 -9 -8.6%
67.
  
Taylor
95 +21 +26 +37.7%
68.
  
Jarrod
93 +4 +9 +10.7%
69.
  
Sam
91 -17 -26 -22.2%
69.
  
Shane
91 -5 -11 -10.8%
71.
  
Levi
89 +6 +11 +14.1%
72.
  
Ben
85 +5 +7 +9.0%
72.
  
Zachary
85 -4 -10 -10.5%
74.
  
Alex
84 -9 -17 -16.8%
74.
  
Paul
84 -21 -27 -24.3%
76.
  
Regan
83 -3 0 0.0%
77.
  
Cody
81 -8 -9 -10.0%
77.
  
Henry
81 +4 +7 +9.5%
77.
  
Kane
81 +8 +9 +12.5%
80.
  
Mathew
78 -14 -20 -20.4%
81.
  
Aidan
77 new new new
82.
  
Edward
75 -9 -8 -9.6%
83.
  
Vincent
73 +3 +2 +2.8%
84.
  
Jake
70 new new new
85.
  
Rhys
67 -12 -16 -19.3%
86.
  
Justin
66 -5 -8 -10.8%
86.
  
Karl
66 +2 -3 -4.3%
88.
  
Blake
65 new new new
89.
  
Blair
62 -5 -11 -15.1%
89.
  
Zane
62 +3 -1 -1.6%
91.
  
Max
61 +3 0 0.0%
92.
  
Jackson
59 new new new
93.
  
Reuben
58 -13 -18 -23.7%
94.
  
Marcus
57 new new new
94.
  
Trent
57 new new new
96.
  
Campbell
56 new new new
97.
  
Charles
55 -6 -11 -16.7%
97.
  
Cory
55 new new new
97.
  
Phillip
55 -18 -22 -28.6%
100.
  
Raymond
53 new new new
Girls
Change
Rank Name Times Rank Num. Pct.
1.
  
Jessica
558 0 -7 -1.2%
2.
  
Sarah
460 0 -35 -7.1%
3.
  
Samantha
377 +1 +6 +1.6%
4.
  
Hannah
363 -1 -34 -8.6%
5.
  
Emma
351 0 -9 -2.5%
6.
  
Rebecca
320 0 +3 +0.9%
7.
  
Nicole
309 0 +10 +3.3%
8.
  
Danielle
264 +2 +38 +16.8%
9.
  
Ashleigh
258 -1 +5 +2.0%
10.
  
Laura
239 -1 -9 -3.6%
11.
  
Georgia
235 +16 +79 +50.6%
12.
  
Amy
230 -1 +17 +8.0%
13.
  
Olivia
225 +4 +43 +23.6%
14.
  
Courtney
203 +9 +38 +23.0%
15.
  
Kate
195 0 +4 +2.1%
16.
  
Stephanie
192 0 +6 +3.2%
17.
  
Rachel
190 -3 -3 -1.6%
18.
  
Emily
189 -6 -19 -9.1%
19.
  
Sophie
177 +1 +8 +4.7%
20.
  
Renee
168 +31 +69 +69.7%
21.
  
Melissa
166 -8 -29 -14.9%
21.
  
Natasha
166 +8 +13 +8.5%
23.
  
Anna
163 -1 -4 -2.4%
24.
  
Chelsea
161 +8 +17 +11.8%
25.
  
Hayley
160 0 -1 -0.6%
26.
  
Alexandra
157 +2 +2 +1.3%
27.
  
Chloe
156 -7 -13 -7.7%
28.
  
Charlotte
155 -9 -20 -11.4%
29.
  
Ashley
154 -3 -3 -1.9%
30.
  
Kayla
152 -12 -28 -15.6%
31.
  
Shannon
146 +9 +27 +22.7%
32.
  
Brooke
143 +10 +29 +25.4%
33.
  
Caitlin
139 +11 +29 +26.4%
34.
  
Grace
135 -10 -27 -16.7%
34.
  
Jasmine
135 -2 -9 -6.3%
36.
  
Megan
133 +3 +13 +10.8%
37.
  
Holly
132 +11 +31 +30.7%
38.
  
Elizabeth
129 -7 -21 -14.0%
38.
  
Tessa
129 +40 +64 +98.5%
40.
  
Lauren
126 -5 -9 -6.7%
41.
  
Katie
122 -3 +1 +0.8%
42.
  
Brittany
121 +19 +36 +42.4%
43.
  
Amanda
117 +3 +8 +7.3%
43.
  
Victoria
117 -7 -11 -8.6%
45.
  
Zoe
115 +6 +16 +16.2%
46.
  
Kelly
114 +1 +9 +8.6%
47.
  
Paige
112 +18 +36 +47.4%
48.
  
Lisa
111 -16 -33 -22.9%
49.
  
Alice
106 -5 -4 -3.6%
50.
  
Michelle
103 -20 -49 -32.2%
51.
  
Amber
93 -10 -23 -19.8%
52.
  
Aimee
91 -1 -8 -8.1%
52.
  
Rebekah
91 +17 +18 +24.7%
54.
  
Jade
89 +1 -8 -8.2%
55.
  
Lucy
87 -5 -13 -13.0%
56.
  
Christina
86 +1 -8 -8.5%
56.
  
Kimberley
86 +2 -4 -4.4%
58.
  
Nicola
85 -10 -16 -15.8%
58.
  
Stacey
85 -21 -42 -33.1%
60.
  
Catherine
83 +2 -1 -1.2%
61.
  
Amelia
82 +9 +13 +18.8%
62.
  
Cassandra
80 new new new
63.
  
Monique
79 +2 +3 +3.9%
64.
  
Katherine
78 0 -4 -4.9%
64.
  
Natalie
78 -21 -33 -29.7%
66.
  
Gemma
77 -12 -21 -21.4%
67.
  
Jennifer
75 -5 -9 -10.7%
68.
  
Gabrielle
72 +14 +10 +16.1%
68.
  
Jordan
72 -12 -23 -24.2%
70.
  
Ruby
69 +15 +10 +16.9%
71.
  
Julia
66 +13 +5 +8.2%
72.
  
Georgina
65 +14 +7 +12.1%
72.
  
Jamie
65 -1 -3 -4.4%
74.
  
Alana
64 -15 -24 -27.3%
75.
  
Kelsey
63 -16 -25 -28.4%
75.
  
Kirsty
63 -7 -12 -16.0%
77.
  
Jessie
61 -12 -15 -19.7%
77.
  
Kathryn
61 +12 +6 +10.9%
79.
  
Crystal
60 +10 +5 +9.1%
79.
  
Nikita
60 -8 -8 -11.8%
81.
  
Michaela
59 new new new
82.
  
Claire
57 -11 -11 -16.2%
82.
  
Leah
57 +6 +1 +1.8%
82.
  
Melanie
57 +11 +4 +7.5%
82.
  
Toni
57 0 -5 -8.1%
86.
  
Casey
56 -7 -8 -12.5%
87.
  
Ashlee
55 +9 +3 +5.8%
87.
  
Chantelle
55 new new new
87.
  
Morgan
55 -16 -13 -19.1%
90.
  
Rachael
54 -11 -10 -15.6%
91.
  
Vanessa
53 -20 -15 -22.1%
92.
  
Krystal
52 new new new
92.
  
Maria
52 -21 -16 -23.5%
94.
  
Erin
51 -7 -6 -10.5%
94.
  
Madeleine
51 new new new
94.
  
Tegan
51 +6 +2 +4.1%
97.
  
Ella
50 new new new
97.
  
Louise
50 -20 -17 -25.4%
97.
  
Rose
50 -4 -3 -5.7%
100.
  
April
49 new new new
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