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Alfie, Archie, Freddie, Frankie, Teddy & Albie- E ending names for boys.

So in the UK & Wales they are keen on nicknames for boys. There top 100 features 13 compared to NZ and AUS four (Charlie, Archie, Harry & Eli) and the USA has only one Eli #58. UK & Wales #3 Harry #10 Charlie #15 Alfie #16 Archie #18 Freddie #39 Teddy #45 Reggie #50…
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In Names, Parental Age Is Everything

In Names, Parental Age Is Everything | Name News | Scoop.it
I’ve been banging the drum for many years about the importance of maternal age, in baby name style and far beyond. Most of my name conclusions had to be inferred from community-wide differences in age and naming. Direct data about the ages of parents choosing particular names simply wasn’t available. …
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Excellent read - both the post and the comments.

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Popular Baby Names in England and Wales, 2018 –

Popular Baby Names in England and Wales, 2018 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS), the most popular baby names in England and Wales last year were again Olivia and Oliver. Here are the top 10 girl names and top 10 …
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The most popular baby boy and girl names in every London borough - MyLondon

The most popular baby boy and girl names in every London borough - MyLondon | Name News | Scoop.it

Check this list before you give your precious angel the same name as four other kids in their class
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Top 10 'Trending' Boy Names - 'Handsome Heartbreaker' Names | SJ STRUM - YouTube

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Tommy, Arthur, Jasper, Rowan, Dominic, Sonny, Jesse, Finn, Grayson, Hunter.

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* IVORY, LILAC, MOSS * MUTED COLOUR/COLOR BABY NAMES TREND FOR 2020 * SJ STRUM - YouTube

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Ash, Fawn, Gray, Lavender, Lilac, Moss, Olive, Ivory, Peaches, Ocean.

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More babies named Boris were born last year in the UK, new data show —

More babies named Boris were born last year in the UK, new data show — | Name News | Scoop.it
Is the popularity of the UK prime minister to blame?
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Favourite baby names for Royal Borough newborns revealed - Photo 1 of 1 - Windsor Express

Favourite baby names for Royal Borough newborns revealed - Photo 1 of 1 - Windsor Express | Name News | Scoop.it
William and Olivia topped the Royal Borough’s most popular baby names list last year. Office for National Statistics (ONS) data shows that 18 babies were named William, taking Oscar’s place from 2017. A total of 13 newborns were called Olivia, which was also the most popula
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Here Are How Many Babies Were Named Corbyn, Boris And Theresa Last Year | HuffPost Life

Here Are How Many Babies Were Named Corbyn, Boris And Theresa Last Year | HuffPost Life | Name News | Scoop.it
Is there a political theme going on?
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Parents shun Alexa as name becomes synonymous with Amazon Echo devices

Parents shun Alexa as name becomes synonymous with Amazon Echo devices | Name News | Scoop.it
The ubiquity of virtual assistants in UK homes has coincided with the number of baby girls named Alexa dropping by more than 50 per cent, figures show
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2018 Top 4000 in England and Wales

2018 Top 4000 in England and Wales | Name News | Scoop.it
I have compiled the list of top names for England and Wales for 2018. The Data is from the UK Office of National Statistics.

The full lists, grouped by spellings here:

2018 Girls: England and Wales
2018 Boys: England and Wales
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Combined spellings and hyphenated names ahoy!

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What were the most popular baby names in Newham last year? | Latest Newham News

What's in a name? Quite a lot, as it happens.
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What were the most popular baby names in Bromley last year? | Bromley, Beckenham, Chislehurst and Orpington News

What were the most popular baby names in Bromley last year? | Bromley, Beckenham, Chislehurst and Orpington News | Name News | Scoop.it
What's in a name? Quite a lot, as it happens.
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Can You Win a Name Madness Bracket?

Can You Win a Name Madness Bracket? | Name News | Scoop.it
What is March without a playoff bracket? Baby names to the rescue! Try Namerology’s Name Madness, a one-minute game that challenges your sense of name style. For each pairing, just click on the name that you think is more popular right now. Every name in the bracket , no matter …
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This game! Brilliant.

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Top 10 baby names in the 2019 Census Rehearsal local authorities, 2018

Top 10 baby names in the 2019 Census Rehearsal local authorities, 2018 | Name News | Scoop.it
Last October, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) carried out a census rehearsal in preparation for the next census in 2021. The census rehearsal took place in four local authority areas across England and Wales. These were: Carlisle (North East England) Ceredigion (Mid-Wales) Hackney (London) Tower Hamlets (London) Hidde
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This is such an interesting find! I spent a long time looking at these lists, they really capture the diversity of the different communities.

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5 Baby Girl Names That Are Going Out of Fashion

5 Baby Girl Names That Are Going Out of Fashion | Name News | Scoop.it
These names all dropped out of the top 100 baby girl names this year so if you’re looking for a different girl’s name they could be jus
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New Sortable, Searchable USA/England Name Stats

New Sortable, Searchable USA/England Name Stats | Name News | Scoop.it
Come play! The Namerology popularity chart is now updated with current stats for every baby name used in measurable numbers in the USA or England/Wales last year. That’s a total of 36,460 different names to dig into. You can search and sort names by letter sequences, popularity range, and popularity …
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I hadn't check this tool out till now, but it's great to be able to compare the countries at a glance.

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*NEW* TOP 10 FASTEST RISING GIRL NAMES 2019 | PRETTY MODERN HEROINE NAMES | SJ Strum - YouTube

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Violet, Aurora, Ayla, Ivy, Summer, Bonnie, Mila, Delilah, Ada, Margot.

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I bet your baby is NOT called THIS unpopular name! - Baby Names

The nation’s most unpopular names have been revealed – and not a single baby was given these names last year. For girls the most unpopular ones were Tammy, Justine and Tracy. And for boys it’s Jeff / Geoff, Melvyn and Graeme. You can read the full list below – which ones do YOU think will make a comeback? UNPOPULAR BOYS’ NAMES Jeff / Geoff - 0 Melvyn - 0 Graeme - 0 Piers - 0 Greg - 0 Ken - 3 Clive - 3 Chandler - 3 Niles - 4 Kirk – 4 Ainsley – 5 McCauley – 5 Brett - 8 Grant – 14 Ross - 42
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These are the most popular baby names where you live in Kent - Kent Live

These are the most popular baby names where you live in Kent - Kent Live | Name News | Scoop.it
The Office for National Statistics have revealed that the most popular baby names in the county vary depending on where you live
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Baby names from the early 1900s are making a comeback in 2019 | Metro News

Baby names from the early 1900s are making a comeback in 2019 | Metro News | Name News | Scoop.it
There's a trend for historical baby names in 2018 and 2019 - Florence and Ivy are two names popular in 1900s that are on the rise.
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More babies named Boris were born last year in the UK, new data show

More babies named Boris were born last year in the UK, new data show | Name News | Scoop.it
Is the popularity of the UK prime minister to blame?
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Top 10 baby names for Welwyn Hatfield in 2018 revealed | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News

Top 10 baby names for Welwyn Hatfield in 2018 revealed | Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield News | Name News | Scoop.it
Oliver and Olivia top the list of the most popular baby names in Welwyn Hatfield last year.
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What were the most popular baby names in Barking and Dagenham last year? | Latest Barking and Dagenham News

What were the most popular baby names in Barking and Dagenham last year? | Latest Barking and Dagenham News | Name News | Scoop.it
What's in a name? Quite a lot, as it happens.
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