Top 100 names 2021 (NZ)

Hello ,

The top 100 names in NZ came out a few days ago so I thought I’d share some interesting points -

Boys -

  1. [name_u]Leo[/name_u] holds firm at #4
  2. [name_m]Otis[/name_m] debuts at #95
  3. [name_u]Ari[/name_u] jumps to #81
  4. [name_u]Edward[/name_u] and [name_m]Jacob[/name_m] sit at #63 and #64 (just think that’s funny)
  5. [name_u]Tyler[/name_u] reentered the top 100 at #93
  6. [name_m]Beauden[/name_m] continues it’s on and off again relationship going to #99
  7. [name_m]Angus[/name_m] left the top 100
  8. A lot of 90’s staples like [name_u]Connor[/name_u] , [name_m]Nathan[/name_m] , [name_u]Austin[/name_u] , [name_m]Adam[/name_m] , [name_u]Jayden[/name_u] and [name_u]Jordan[/name_u] hold firm
  9. [name_u]Freddie[/name_u] debuted at #82
  10. O sound names like [name_u]Nico[/name_u] , [name_u]Arlo[/name_u] , [name_m]Oscar[/name_m] and [name_u]Theo[/name_u] all grew or remained stable

Girls -

  1. [name_u]Kora[/name_u] with this spelling debuted at #96. [name_f]Cora[/name_f] last ranked in 2019 but does not rank in 2021.
  2. [name_f]Nevaeh[/name_f] reranked for the first time since 2014.
  3. [name_f]Bonnie[/name_f] debuted at number #100
  4. [name_u]Cleo[/name_u] debuted at #91
  5. E names like [name_f]Ellie[/name_f] , [name_f]Evie[/name_f] , [name_f]Eloise[/name_f] & [name_f]Eliza[/name_f] had a big moment all maintaining or rising
  6. [name_f]Rosie[/name_f] debuted at #97
  7. [name_u]Marley[/name_u] debuted at #89
  8. [name_f]Ada[/name_f] rises to #87
  9. [name_f]Anna[/name_f] falls to #99
  10. Both modern nature names like [name_f]Poppy[/name_f] and [name_f]Olive[/name_f] and older choices like [name_f]Jasmine[/name_f] and [name_f]Amber[/name_f] continue to do well.

The more comprehensive data will be out some time next week which should have some more interesting talking points then but here is the top 100!


why did i read this as “Angus left the chat” :joy: :sob:

I mean technically he did :rofl:

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This is cool. [name_f]Do[/name_f] you have a link to the top 100 list btw?

It’s a spreadsheet. Let me know if it doesn’t work and I’ll find you the link to download it from.

Top-100-girls-and-boys-names-since-1954 (5).xlsx (264.3 KB)

I find it intersting the [name_u]Oliver[/name_u] has been the top name here since 2013 will be intersting to see if its still the top name next year.