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Popular Baby Names in Northern Ireland, 2018 –

Popular Baby Names in Northern Ireland, 2018 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA), the most popular baby names in Northern Ireland in 2018 were Grace and James/Noah (tie). Here are the Northern Ireland’s to…
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Disney, Moana and Storm - NI's diverse baby names revealed

Disney, Moana and Storm - NI's diverse baby names revealed | Name News | Scoop.it
Disney, Moana and Wolf among the increasingly diverse names - but Noah, James and Grace are on top.
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Popular baby names - find out how common your choice is with our interactive tool - Belfast Live

Popular baby names - find out how common your choice is with our interactive tool - Belfast Live | Name News | Scoop.it

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Popular Baby Names in Northern Ireland, 2017 –

Popular Baby Names in Northern Ireland, 2017 – | Name News | Scoop.it
Emily and James were the most popular baby names in Northern Ireland in 2017.
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Top 10 Baby Names of Various English-Speaking Countries (2016)

Top 10 Baby Names of Various English-Speaking Countries (2016) | Name News | Scoop.it
Today the Office of National Statistics released the most popular baby names of England and Wales in 2016!  Here's the combined top 10 for girls: Olivia (+1 rank change); replaced Amelia as #1 Amelia (-1 rank change) Emily (0 rank change) Isla (0) Ava (0) Isabella (+2) Lily (new; +6).  Lily expelled Poppy from the…
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Popular Baby Names in Northern Ireland, 2016

Popular Baby Names in Northern Ireland, 2016 | Name News | Scoop.it
Emily and James were the most popular baby names in Northern Ireland in 2016.
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Top 100 Most Popular Names in Northern Ireland 2016

Top 100 Most Popular Names in Northern Ireland 2016 | Name News | Scoop.it
Here are the official statistics for the top 100 names in Northern Ireland in 2016. According to the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, James was the #1 name for the second year in a row and Emily for the third year running. Within the 100 most popular boys
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James and Emily stay at #1, Ezra and Elsie leap into the top 100, and lots of other interesting things happening in Northern Ireland.

 

So, another piece in the UK jigsaw for 2016! Just a few more months until we see the full picture.

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The Most Popular Irish Boys' Names in Northern Ireland

The Most Popular Irish Boys' Names in Northern Ireland | Name News | Scoop.it
We've already seen the stats for the most popular names in Northern Ireland in 2015 and the good old English favourites James, Jack, Emily and Ella reign. There are also plenty of lists of "Irish Names" floating around the internet, and we often look at how popular they are in...
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Top 100 Most Popular Names in Northern Ireland 2015

Top 100 Most Popular Names in Northern Ireland 2015 | Name News | Scoop.it
Here are the official statistics for the top 100 names in Northern Ireland in 2015. According to the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, James was the #1 name for boys for the first time since 1997, overtaking Jack's long reign. Emily remained the #1 name for girls for the...
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Top baby names for Derry and Strabane revealed

Top baby names for Derry and Strabane revealed | Name News | Scoop.it
It’s official, the most popular first names given to girls and boys born in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area in 2015 have been revealed.
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Have you watched the Disney-inspired PowerPoint video? It's somehow both jolly and dramatic at the same time.

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What's in a name? NI's most popular baby names revealed - BBC News

What's in a name? NI's most popular baby names revealed - BBC News | Name News | Scoop.it
Choosing a name for a baby can be difficult. Does yours feature on NI's most popular list?
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Top 100 Most Popular Names in Northern Ireland 2014

Top 100 Most Popular Names in Northern Ireland 2014 | Name News | Scoop.it
Jack and Emily are once again on top in Northern Ireland in 2014, while Thomas, Olivia and Eva are all entries into the top 10, replacing Matthew, Aoife and Jessica. Within the 100 most popular boys’ names in 2014 there were 11 new entries -- Cian, Daire, Kian, Danny, Corey,...
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Northern Ireland!  The Northern Ireland stats are upon us!

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Cool Names: Baby names more stylish across the ocean

Cool Names: Baby names more stylish across the ocean | Name News | Scoop.it
Fashionable parents in England and Wales favor some names that, in the US, are still the kind of dowdy choices we associate with the great-aunt or uncle we pray won t ask us to name the baby after them.
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Top 100 Most Popular Names in Northern Ireland 2018

Top 100 Most Popular Names in Northern Ireland 2018 | Name News | Scoop.it
Here are the official statistics for the top 100 names in Northern Ireland in 2018. A total of 23,248 births were registered in Northern Ireland during 2017 and of those 50.9 per cent were male and 49.1 per female. However, there was a much greater variety of girls’ name
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Spastic Onomastic: Top names for Northern Ireland, 2017

The top names for Northern Ireland, grouped by spelling are up. There is a list for GIRLS and one for BOYS Here is the top 100. Th
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Top 100 Most Popular Names in Northern Ireland 2017

Top 100 Most Popular Names in Northern Ireland 2017 | Name News | Scoop.it
Here are the official statistics for the top 100 names in Northern Ireland in 2017. A total of 23,248 births were registered in Northern Ireland during 2017 and of those 51.5 per cent were male and 48.5 per female. However there was a much greater variety of girls’ name
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Peru Two drugs mule Michaella McCollum reveals twin baby boys' names - but keeps their Dad a secret - Mirror Online

Peru Two drugs mule Michaella McCollum reveals twin baby boys' names - but keeps their Dad a secret - Mirror Online | Name News | Scoop.it
Raphael Genie was born first at 10.48pm, while little brother Rio Addison came into the world at 11.01pm.

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DUP's Gary names baby after beloved grandad as he adjusts to life as a new father - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

DUP's Gary names baby after beloved grandad as he adjusts to life as a new father - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | Name News | Scoop.it
"My father's first name is also David, although he goes by the name Trevor, and my middle name is David," he added.

"We looked up the name David and it means 'beloved' and when we first set eyes on our little boy we knew that David was the name for him. Samuel is also a very special name, as that is after one of Julie's grandfathers."
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Strange political party. But lovely name. Welcome, David!

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Top Baby Names in Northern Ireland 2016 | Baby Names Article | Babynames.co.uk

Top Baby Names in Northern Ireland 2016 | Baby Names Article | Babynames.co.uk | Name News | Scoop.it
The Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency has revealed the top baby boy and baby girls today, with Emily and James topping the lists. Emily has been the most popular baby name in Northern Ireland for four years running and this is the second year that James has been number one, although it has been… Read More
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Popular Baby Names in Northern Ireland, 2015

According to data from the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA), the most popular baby names in Northern Ireland in 2015 were Emily and James.
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These Were The Top 10 Baby Names In Northern Ireland In 2015

These Were The Top 10 Baby Names In Northern Ireland In 2015 | Name News | Scoop.it
Northern Ireland's top baby names of 2015 have been revealed.

James was the most popular name for boys, for the first time since reporting by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency beg
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Revealed: the most popular baby names in Fermanagh

It's official, the most popular first names given to girls and boys born in Fermanagh in 2015 have been revealed.
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Top 10 Northern Ireland baby names: James and Emily most popular among parents - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Top 10 Northern Ireland baby names: James and Emily most popular among parents - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | Name News | Scoop.it
James and Emily were the most popular baby names in 2015 for parents.
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A few more NI stories, because it only happens once a year.

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NISRA - Demography

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NISRA - Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency
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The official UK stats for 2015 begin with Northern Ireland!

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Popular Baby Names in Northern Ireland, 2014 - Nancy's Baby Names

According to data from the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA), the most popular baby names in Northern Ireland in 2014 were Emily and Jack.
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