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Babies' First Names 2017

Babies' First Names 2017

Description

The most popular first names given to babies whose births were registered in Scotland in 2017 (publication formerly known as Popular Forenames)

ISBN

Web Only

Official Print Publication

 

 19 December 2017

 Last Updated 20 March 2018

 

 

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This document is available in:

PDF Format (Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format) (424 KB) - published December 2017. Please note that this publication covers only the names given to babies whose births were registered in the first eleven months (or so) of the year.

List of Detailed Tables - updated on 20 March 2018 to include full lists of all first forenames for Scotland and, for each council area, all names which were given to 3+ babies of the specified sex.

An Infographic and Interactive data visualisation are available on the Infographics and Visualisations page of this website.

Baby names trends in Scotland since 1974 app which is part of the Interactive data visualisation enables anyone to explore the rises and falls in the popularity of particular names.

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