Most Popular Names

Here are the 50 most popular baby names in England and Wales of 2001 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 2001:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Jack 2.954 9,000
2 Thomas 2.737 8,337
3 Joshua 2.358 7,182
4 James 2.306 7,026
5 Daniel 1.890 5,759
6 Harry 1.859 5,662
7 Samuel 1.726 5,259
8 Joseph 1.725 5,256
9 Matthew 1.588 4,839
10 Lewis 1.522 4,636
11 Luke 1.513 4,610
12 Oliver 1.488 4,534
13 William 1.464 4,459
14 Benjamin 1.391 4,238
15 Callum 1.360 4,142
16 Adam 1.269 3,866
17 George 1.266 3,858
18 Ryan 1.234 3,758
19 Jake 1.121 3,415
20 Alexander 1.105 3,366
21 Ethan 1.049 3,195
22 Mohammed 0.988 3,011
23 Cameron 0.956 2,911
24 Liam 0.952 2,901
25 Connor 0.951 2,896
26 Jordan 0.916 2,789
27 Dylan 0.857 2,610
28 Jacob 0.852 2,595
29 Nathan 0.848 2,582
30 Jamie 0.840 2,559
31 Ben 0.789 2,403
32 Charlie 0.739 2,250
33 Michael 0.734 2,237
34 Kieran 0.690 2,101
35 Max 0.649 1,976
36 Bradley 0.631 1,923
37 Owen 0.623 1,897
38 Brandon 0.622 1,895
39 Louis 0.612 1,864
40 Aaron 0.583 1,776
41 Tyler 0.565 1,722
42 Kyle 0.541 1,649
43 Reece 0.521 1,586
44 Edward 0.476 1,451
45 Alex 0.471 1,435
46 David 0.468 1,425
47 Robert 0.466 1,421
48 Christopher 0.451 1,375
49 Harrison 0.442 1,345
50 Charles 0.423 1,290
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Chloe 2.408 6,984
2 Emily 2.041 5,918
3 Megan 1.924 5,580
4 Jessica 1.686 4,888
5 Sophie 1.572 4,560
6 Charlotte 1.544 4,479
7 Lauren 1.537 4,456
8 Hannah 1.477 4,282
9 Lucy 1.383 4,012
10 Olivia 1.380 4,001
11 Ellie 1.323 3,836
12 Amy 1.118 3,242
13 Katie 1.112 3,224
14 Georgia 1.056 3,061
15 Molly 1.030 2,987
16 Rebecca 1.017 2,950
17 Bethany 0.967 2,805
18 Holly 0.960 2,783
19 Ella 0.787 2,283
20 Emma 0.784 2,273
21 Caitlin 0.768 2,228
22 Abigail 0.744 2,158
23 Grace 0.739 2,144
24 Jade 0.727 2,108
25 Mia 0.710 2,058
26 Shannon 0.672 1,948
27 Eleanor 0.669 1,940
28 Alice 0.617 1,790
29 Courtney 0.615 1,783
30 Jasmine 0.614 1,782
31 Leah 0.608 1,763
32 Amelia 0.589 1,709
33 Elizabeth 0.530 1,538
34 Anna 0.494 1,432
35 Lily 0.472 1,368
36 Amber 0.468 1,356
37 Laura 0.457 1,326
38 Sarah 0.443 1,285
39 Rachel 0.439 1,274
40 Phoebe 0.433 1,256
41 Millie 0.410 1,189
42 Erin 0.410 1,188
43 Zoe 0.400 1,160
44 Abbie 0.389 1,129
45 Nicole 0.383 1,111
46 Paige 0.373 1,083
47 Daisy 0.367 1,064
48 Natasha 0.362 1,051
49 Niamh 0.361 1,047
50 Eve 0.337 976