National Records of Scotland

Preserving the past, Recording the present, Informing the future

Babies' First Names 2009

Babies' First Names 2009

Regional Variations

Jack was the top boys’ name in 11 council areas, whilst Lewis was top in 10 areas.
Sophie was the most popular girls’ name in 17 council areas, whilst Chloe was top in 4 areas.

The top ten names in each Council area can be downloaded from the List of Detailed Tables page on our website. 

All statistical publications