Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in England and Wales of 1998 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 1998:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Jack 3.021 9,845
2 Thomas 2.905 9,468
3 James 2.822 9,197
4 Daniel 2.372 7,732
5 Joshua 2.354 7,672
6 Matthew 2.200 7,171
7 Samuel 1.863 6,072
8 Callum 1.718 5,600
9 Joseph 1.660 5,411
10 Jordan 1.583 5,158
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Chloe 3.106 9,628
2 Emily 2.113 6,550
3 Megan 2.015 6,247
4 Jessica 1.845 5,719
5 Sophie 1.833 5,682
6 Charlotte 1.752 5,430
7 Hannah 1.630 5,052
8 Lauren 1.598 4,955
9 Rebecca 1.538 4,767
10 Lucy 1.456 4,515