Most Popular Names

Here are the 50 most popular baby names in England and Wales of 2000 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 2000:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Jack 2.932 9,079
2 Thomas 2.801 8,672
3 James 2.419 7,489
4 Joshua 2.292 7,097
5 Daniel 2.012 6,229
6 Harry 1.960 6,070
7 Joseph 1.898 5,877
8 Samuel 1.873 5,800
9 Matthew 1.771 5,482
10 Callum 1.586 4,911
11 Luke 1.573 4,870
12 William 1.552 4,804
13 Lewis 1.477 4,574
14 Oliver 1.422 4,402
15 Ryan 1.379 4,271
16 Benjamin 1.362 4,217
17 George 1.303 4,034
18 Jordan 1.253 3,879
19 Liam 1.235 3,825
20 Adam 1.220 3,777
21 Alexander 1.153 3,570
22 Jake 1.144 3,543
23 Connor 1.075 3,328
24 Cameron 0.985 3,049
25 Nathan 0.922 2,856
26 Mohammed 0.852 2,637
27 Kieran 0.835 2,586
28 Jacob 0.819 2,536
29 Jamie 0.810 2,508
30 Michael 0.779 2,413
31 Ben 0.775 2,400
32 Ethan 0.773 2,392
33 Charlie 0.761 2,355
34 Bradley 0.732 2,268
35 Brandon 0.713 2,209
36 Aaron 0.636 1,969
37 Dylan 0.585 1,811
38 Max 0.579 1,794
39 Kyle 0.531 1,645
40 Reece 0.528 1,636
41 Robert 0.523 1,619
42 Christopher 0.520 1,611
43 David 0.498 1,542
44 Charles 0.494 1,530
45 Edward 0.492 1,523
46 Louis 0.490 1,516
47 Owen 0.483 1,497
48 Alex 0.461 1,427
49 Joe 0.454 1,407
50 Rhys 0.444 1,375
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Chloe 2.555 7,534
2 Emily 2.114 6,232
3 Megan 1.990 5,868
4 Jessica 1.621 4,779
5 Charlotte 1.621 4,778
6 Lauren 1.595 4,701
7 Sophie 1.568 4,624
8 Olivia 1.542 4,546
9 Hannah 1.496 4,410
10 Lucy 1.444 4,257
11 Georgia 1.337 3,943
12 Rebecca 1.298 3,826
13 Bethany 1.265 3,730
14 Amy 1.237 3,646
15 Ellie 1.181 3,482
16 Katie 1.142 3,366
17 Emma 0.873 2,574
18 Holly 0.799 2,356
19 Abigail 0.791 2,333
20 Molly 0.790 2,328
21 Grace 0.742 2,187
22 Courtney 0.723 2,131
23 Shannon 0.721 2,127
24 Caitlin 0.708 2,086
25 Eleanor 0.706 2,080
26 Jade 0.697 2,055
27 Ella 0.686 2,022
28 Leah 0.662 1,951
29 Alice 0.648 1,909
30 Laura 0.552 1,628
31 Anna 0.547 1,612
32 Jasmine 0.545 1,606
33 Elizabeth 0.526 1,552
34 Sarah 0.521 1,536
35 Amelia 0.505 1,489
36 Rachel 0.481 1,417
37 Amber 0.472 1,393
38 Phoebe 0.447 1,319
39 Natasha 0.420 1,238
40 Niamh 0.408 1,204
41 Zoe 0.399 1,175
42 Paige 0.394 1,163
43 Mia 0.390 1,149
44 Nicole 0.386 1,138
45 Lily 0.381 1,124
46 Abbie 0.379 1,116
47 Imogen 0.370 1,091
48 Alexandra 0.356 1,049
49 Daisy 0.344 1,013
50 Millie 0.342 1,007