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Babies' First Names 2016

Babies' First Names 2016

List of Detailed Tables

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Tables 1 to 3 (published on 20 December 2016)
Contain the 'provisional' figures for 2016 which were used to produce the publication, which explains (on page 4 and in Note 2 of page 10) that the figures are based on data for births that were registered in the first eleven months (or so) of the year.

Table 1

Top 100 boys' and girls' first forenames, Scotland, 2016, (provisional) showing changes since 2015
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Table 2

Top 100 boys' and girls' first forenames, Scotland, 2016, (provisional) showing changes since 2015 (in alphabetical order)
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Table 3

Top ten first forenames given, by Scottish council area, 2016 (provisional)
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Tables 4, 5 and 6 (published on 14 March 2017)
These tables were produced on 3 March 2017. They contain the final figures for 2016. They cover all births that were registered in 2016, including those whose details arrived too late to be included in the data used to produce the material published on 20 December 2016. Table 6 omits names given to only 1-2 babies of that sex in the specified council area.

Table 4

Full list of first forenames given, Scotland, 2016 (final) in alphabetical order
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Table 5

Full list of first forenames given, Scotland, 2016 (final) in rank order
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Table 6

Babies' first forenames by council area, 2016

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