Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in England and Wales of 2005 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 2005:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 Jack 2.249 7,434
2 Joshua 2.168 7,167
3 Thomas 2.054 6,792
4 James 1.710 5,654
5 Oliver 1.668 5,516
6 Daniel 1.594 5,270
7 Samuel 1.579 5,219
8 William 1.544 5,106
9 Harry 1.403 4,638
10 Joseph 1.368 4,523
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Jessica 1.596 5,030
2 Emily 1.507 4,752
3 Sophie 1.403 4,422
4 Olivia 1.358 4,282
5 Ellie 1.284 4,049
6 Chloe 1.274 4,017
7 Grace 1.159 3,653
8 Lucy 1.121 3,534
9 Charlotte 1.110 3,499
10 Ella 1.021 3,220