Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in England and Wales of 1996 for girls and boys. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Most Popular Names For Births In the England and Wales 1996:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Jack 3.232 10,779
2 Daniel 3.100 10,338
3 Thomas 2.880 9,603
4 James 2.814 9,385
5 Joshua 2.365 7,887
6 Matthew 2.227 7,426
7 Ryan 1.948 6,496
8 Joseph 1.857 6,193
9 Samuel 1.847 6,161
10 Liam 1.740 5,802
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Sophie 2.243 7,087
2 Chloe 2.160 6,824
3 Jessica 2.124 6,711
4 Emily 2.030 6,415
5 Lauren 1.993 6,299
6 Hannah 1.872 5,916
7 Charlotte 1.856 5,866
8 Rebecca 1.844 5,828
9 Amy 1.647 5,206
10 Megan 1.566 4,948