Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in England and Wales of 1997 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 1997:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Jack 3.078 10,145
2 James 2.990 9,853
3 Thomas 2.876 9,479
4 Daniel 2.745 9,047
5 Joshua 2.336 7,698
6 Matthew 2.258 7,443
7 Samuel 1.932 6,367
8 Joseph 1.763 5,809
9 Ryan 1.709 5,631
10 Jordan 1.640 5,404
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Chloe 2.470 7,745
2 Emily 2.110 6,616
3 Sophie 2.013 6,311
4 Jessica 1.942 6,090
5 Megan 1.826 5,724
6 Hannah 1.780 5,581
7 Charlotte 1.764 5,531
8 Lauren 1.764 5,529
9 Rebecca 1.759 5,514
10 Georgia 1.565 4,908