The most popular baby names
Here are the 100 most popular baby names for boys and girls in England and Wales – taken from the most recent set of ONS official statistics released in 2017
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Top five boys' baby names
Top five girls' baby names
If you're wondering what to name your baby, and want some ideas from the official top 100 baby names, then you're in the right place. In the list of the most popular baby names you'll find everything from traditional names such as Edward, Emily and Elizabeth to more unusual names like Blake, Lexi and Finn.
Naming your baby is a very personal thing, and you may well want to use an uncommon name (or even make up a completely new one yourself). You might want to take some inspiration from the most popular names, though, if you're struggling to choose.
Top boys' baby names
Top girls' baby names