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Babies' First Names 2010

Babies' First Names 2010

Birth Forenames in 2010

The table below gives information on the top 20 boys' and girls' birth names in 2010.

Boys 

Change in Ranking

 

Girls 

Change in Ranking

Rank

Name

Count

2009-2010

 

Rank

Name

Count

2009-2010

1

Jack

602

no change

 

1

Sophie

720

no change

2

Lewis

525

no change

 

2

Olivia

481

1

3

James

434

no change

 

3

Ava

454

-1

4

Logan

421

no change

 

4

Emily

436

no change

5=

Daniel

381

1

 

5

Isla

409

6

5=

Ryan

381

3

 

6

Lucy

375

-1

7

Aaron

356

no change

 

7

Chloe

370

-2

8

Oliver

350

16

 

8

Lily

333

7

9

Liam

345

-4

 

9

Ellie

332

3

10

Jamie

329

2

 

10

Emma

322

-2

11

Cameron

309

-2

 

11

Jessica

310

2

12

Alexander

307

-1

 

12

Erin

279

-3

13

Ethan

306

9

 

13

Katie

266

-6

14

Finlay

292

-1

 

14

Amy

244

-4

15

Matthew

286

3

 

15

Grace

232

1

16

Kyle

285

-1

 

16

Hannah

229

-2

17

Lucas

282

-2

 

17

Eva

218

no change

18

Adam

281

1

 

18

Mia

213

3

19

Harry

276

11

 

19

Freya

210

5

20

Aiden

275

-6

 

20

Holly

209

-1

The following more detailed information may be downloaded from the List of Detailed Tables page on this website

1. the top 100 boys' and girls' birth names in 2010, together with changes since 2009:
a) in order of popularity; and
b) in alphabetic order;

2. a set of tables giving the top ten boys' and girls' names for each of the 32 Scottish Council areas;

3. a full list of all first names registered in Scotland in 2010.

All statistical publications