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Name Nerds Blog: Top Names for England and Wales, Grouped by Spelling

 If you group all the spellings together for names in England and Wales for 2019, Muhammed is the #1 name for boys by a landslide. Ameli
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Roses and Cellar Doors: British vs. American, Part 2 (2019)

Time for the more onerous part of the comparison (for this American, anyway): the most American names.  First up: the most common America
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Name data: U.S. and U.K.

Name data: U.S. and U.K. | Name News | Scoop.it
I can't believe I haven't yet posted here on the blog about the 2019 name data that was (finally!) released by the Social Security Administration a couple of weeks ago! (The first few weeks of school always have me in a dither -- it always takes me until Thanksgiving every year to finally feel like…
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*NEW NAME POPULARITY LISTS* The Fastest Rising Baby Names Of The Year! OFFICIAL! SJ STRUM

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The Office For National Statistics released the Most Popular Baby Names of the year - I've crunched the numbers looking for the FASTEST RISING names of the year. It's way more revealing than the top ten!! Hope you like the names - let me know your favourites. SJ xx

TOP TEN BOY NAMES
1 Oliver
2 George
3 Noah
4 Arthur
5 Harry
6 Leo
7 Muhammad
8 Jack
9 Charlie
10 Oscar

1 Olivia
2 Amelia
3 Isla
4 Ava
5 Mia
6 Isabella
7 Sophia
8 Grace
9 Lily
10 Freya

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The Hottest Baby Names in England, Featuring Nellie-Mae and Reggie-Jay

The Hottest Baby Names in England, Featuring Nellie-Mae and Reggie-Jay | Name News | Scoop.it
Britain’s Office for National Statistics has announced the most popular baby names in England and Wales for 2019. The #1 names are unchanged: Oliver and Olivia continue their joint reign as a matching set. The biggest development at the top of the charts is about name endings. The top 7 […]
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Top Baby Names in the UK for 2019

Top Baby Names in the UK for 2019 | Name News | Scoop.it
Oliver and Olivia remained the top names in England and Wales in 2019, while fast risers include royal Louis, and nicknames Tommy and Hallie.
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These are 15 of the most unusual baby names given in 2019 | Leamington Courier

These are 15 of the most unusual baby names given in 2019 | Leamington Courier | Name News | Scoop.it
Choosing a name for your child is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as a new parent, so you want to make sure that you get it righ
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Did high society have a sway on the top baby names of 2019?

Did high society have a sway on the top baby names of 2019? | Name News | Scoop.it
As the top 100 list of most popular girls and boys names is published, Tatler looks at the ones falling in and out of the zeitgeist
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Top 100 Most Popular Names in England and Wales 2019

Top 100 Most Popular Names in England and Wales 2019 | Name News | Scoop.it
The #1 names in 2019 were Olivia and Oliver once again! Olivia, since 2016 and Oliver since 2013. New to the top 100 since 2018 are Alfred, Chester, Hudson, Ibrahim and Oakley, Lara and Mabel. Of these, Alfred and Mabel have not been in the top 100 in th
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Popular Baby Names in England and Wales, 2019 –

Popular Baby Names in England and Wales, 2019 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the most popular baby names in England and Wales last year were, yet again, Olivia and Oliver. Here are the top 10 girl names and top 10 boy n…
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Roses and Cellar Doors: British vs. American, Part 1 (2019)

Both the US and UK datasets are out now; it's time to have some fun comparing data!  Always fascinating to see what trends are the same
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Top 100 Baby Names Showdown!

Top 100 Baby Names Showdown! | Name News | Scoop.it
Is your taste in baby names more British or American? We compare and contrast the recently released Top 100 baby names in each region to find out!
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CUTEST BABY GIRL NICKNAME NAMES OF THE YEAR POPULAR IN ENGLAND! | SWEET NICKNAMES | RAQUEL CRUZ

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Sunday Summary: London Calling

Sunday Summary: London Calling | Name News | Scoop.it
Let's look at all that glorious baby name data from England & Wales, plus talk Nellie-Mae, Lucifer, and just Cy.
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Data Review: British Top 100-2019

Data Review: British Top 100-2019 | Name News | Scoop.it
Despite the SSA holding back the US data release due to Covid-19, Britain has released their top 100 for 2019 this week. So, I thought I’d review the rise and fall of some of England and Wales' favorites. After all, any data where Imogen is above Emma and George is above Noah has to be incredibly different from US data
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Baby names: Dua Lipa and Kylo Ren inspire parents' choices

Baby names: Dua Lipa and Kylo Ren inspire parents' choices | Name News | Scoop.it
Baby girls called Dua doubled since she first hit number one and Kylo Ren is inspiring boys' names.
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Most Popular Names by Mothers' Age 2019

Most Popular Names by Mothers' Age 2019 | Name News | Scoop.it
For the second year in a row, the Office for National Statistics have this year released detailed charts in their dataset of the most popular names according to the age of the mother. According to the ONS: "For girls, only half of the top 10 names chosen by mother
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