Most Popular Names

Here are the 50 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
11 Benjamin 1.335 4,414
12 Charlie 1.220 4,033
13 Luke 1.141 3,771
14 Callum 1.100 3,637
15 Matthew 1.099 3,633
16 Jake 1.074 3,552
17 George 1.071 3,540
18 Ethan 1.067 3,528
19 Lewis 1.011 3,343
20 Mohammed 0.952 3,146
21 Jacob 0.925 3,057
22 Alexander 0.912 3,015
23 Alfie 0.909 3,005
24 Dylan 0.904 2,990
25 Ryan 0.887 2,933
26 Adam 0.868 2,869
27 Harvey 0.735 2,431
28 Liam 0.723 2,390
29 Tyler 0.705 2,331
30 Connor 0.702 2,321
31 Max 0.689 2,279
32 Ben 0.667 2,204
33 Jamie 0.665 2,197
34 Cameron 0.642 2,121
35 Nathan 0.638 2,108
36 Owen 0.609 2,013
37 Leo 0.521 1,723
38 Archie 0.510 1,685
39 Bradley 0.497 1,643
39 Harrison 0.497 1,643
41 Kyle 0.495 1,638
42 Michael 0.492 1,627
43 Louis 0.487 1,611
44 Henry 0.482 1,595
45 Aaron 0.471 1,557
46 Edward 0.469 1,552
47 Brandon 0.433 1,433
48 Toby 0.416 1,374
49 Charles 0.415 1,372
50 Kieran 0.409 1,352
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
11 Katie 1.015 3,201
12 Ruby 0.999 3,149
13 Megan 0.986 3,109
14 Hannah 0.948 2,990
15 Amelia 0.944 2,976
16 Lily 0.911 2,871
17 Amy 0.862 2,717
18 Mia 0.805 2,539
19 Holly 0.782 2,465
20 Abigail 0.781 2,461
21 Millie 0.767 2,418
22 Molly 0.747 2,355
23 Emma 0.680 2,144
24 Isabella 0.655 2,065
25 Leah 0.649 2,045
26 Caitlin 0.599 1,889
27 Lauren 0.599 1,888
28 Evie 0.596 1,879
28 Daisy 0.596 1,879
30 Isabelle 0.571 1,800
31 Freya 0.569 1,794
32 Erin 0.567 1,788
33 Rebecca 0.555 1,748
34 Georgia 0.507 1,597
35 Poppy 0.499 1,574
36 Phoebe 0.498 1,569
37 Keira 0.496 1,565
38 Amber 0.496 1,562
39 Madison 0.494 1,556
40 Bethany 0.480 1,512
41 Jasmine 0.469 1,478
42 Elizabeth 0.455 1,435
43 Eleanor 0.421 1,328
44 Alice 0.415 1,307
45 Paige 0.409 1,290
46 Scarlett 0.400 1,261
47 Isabel 0.391 1,232
48 Libby 0.359 1,131
49 Aimee 0.356 1,121
50 Niamh 0.352 1,110