Most Popular Names

Here are the 50 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
11 Connor 1.582 5,155
12 Ryan 1.532 4,992
13 Luke 1.514 4,934
14 William 1.497 4,879
15 Harry 1.461 4,761
16 Benjamin 1.425 4,643
17 George 1.393 4,540
18 Lewis 1.386 4,518
19 Alexander 1.369 4,460
20 Oliver 1.218 3,970
21 Adam 1.169 3,811
22 Jake 1.154 3,760
23 Michael 1.078 3,514
24 Liam 1.070 3,486
25 Nathan 0.985 3,211
26 Kieran 0.838 2,731
27 Jacob 0.824 2,686
28 Cameron 0.815 2,655
29 Ben 0.810 2,640
30 Mohammed 0.774 2,524
31 Aaron 0.771 2,512
32 Christopher 0.767 2,499
33 Bradley 0.752 2,452
34 Jamie 0.752 2,451
35 Charlie 0.737 2,401
36 Brandon 0.657 2,142
37 Robert 0.651 2,121
38 Kyle 0.619 2,016
39 David 0.612 1,993
40 Owen 0.582 1,896
41 Charles 0.573 1,868
42 Andrew 0.555 1,808
43 Reece 0.531 1,729
44 Edward 0.524 1,709
45 Dylan 0.504 1,643
46 Alex 0.499 1,627
47 Ethan 0.480 1,565
48 Jonathan 0.455 1,484
49 Sam 0.442 1,441
50 Louis 0.440 1,433
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
11 Amy 1.391 4,311
12 Georgia 1.373 4,257
13 Katie 1.320 4,093
14 Bethany 1.312 4,068
15 Emma 1.150 3,565
16 Olivia 1.145 3,550
17 Courtney 1.049 3,251
18 Shannon 0.937 2,904
19 Eleanor 0.879 2,724
20 Jade 0.805 2,497
21 Ellie 0.804 2,492
22 Abigail 0.802 2,485
23 Holly 0.780 2,419
24 Molly 0.778 2,413
25 Laura 0.742 2,299
26 Alice 0.691 2,143
27 Sarah 0.665 2,062
28 Caitlin 0.634 1,965
29 Rachel 0.610 1,890
30 Elizabeth 0.549 1,702
31 Amber 0.549 1,701
32 Paige 0.544 1,687
33 Georgina 0.524 1,624
34 Danielle 0.515 1,598
35 Grace 0.510 1,582
36 Nicole 0.509 1,577
37 Natasha 0.497 1,542
38 Ella 0.496 1,538
39 Chelsea 0.487 1,510
40 Leah 0.475 1,474
41 Victoria 0.452 1,401
42 Anna 0.448 1,389
43 Phoebe 0.442 1,371
44 Samantha 0.434 1,345
45 Zoe 0.433 1,341
46 Alexandra 0.416 1,290
47 Jasmine 0.409 1,268
48 Amelia 0.403 1,249
49 Louise 0.355 1,102
50 Lydia 0.349 1,083