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Popular names

The national data has been provided by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). For more statistical details, comparisons and analysis about births please use the website for the Office for National Statistics . The Medway statistics have been compiled locally.

 

2016 and 1916 Most popular names in Medway

Medway 2016 Medway 2016   Medway 1916

 

Medway 1916
  Boys   Girls   Boys Girls  
1 Harry 1 Amelia 1 William 1 Doris
2 Oliver 2 Olivia 2 John 2 Joan
3 Charlie 3 Poppy 3 Albert 3 Vera
4 George 4 Ava 4 George 4 Kathleen
5 Henry 5 Isla 5 Frederick 5 Dorothy
6 Oscar 6 Evie 6 Charles 6 Hilda
7 Archie 7 Mia 7 Arthur 7 Winifred
8 Freddie 8 Jessica 8 Ernest 8 Gladys
9 Joshua 9 Sienna 9 Leonard 9 Edith
10 Noah 10 Scarlett 10 James 10 Phyllis

 

2015 popular names  in Medway; and England and Wales

Medway births        England and Wales births    
  Boys   Girls   Boys   Girls
1 Jack 1 Amelia 1 Oliver 1 Amelia
2 Oliver 2 Jessica 2 Jack 2 Olivia
3 Harry 3 Isla 3 Harry 3 Emily
4 George 4 Lily 4 George 4 Isla
5 Jacob 5 Emily 5 Jacob 5 Ava
6 Freddie 6 Ava 6 Charlie 6 Ella
7 Henry Olivia 7 Noah  7 Jessica
8 Charlie 8 Poppy 8 William 8 Isabella
9 James 9 Isabelle  9 Thomas 9 Mia
10 Oscar 10 Daisy 10 Oscar 10 Poppy

In 2015 there were 4,903 babies registered in Medway, and in England and Wales there were 697,852.

2014 - Popular names in Medway; and England and Wales

  Medway births        England and Wales births    
  Boys   Girls   Boys   Girls
1 Harry 1 Olivia 1 Oliver 1 Amelia
2 Charlie 2 Amelia 2 Jack 2 Olivia
3 Oliver 3 Poppy 3 Harry 3 Isla
4 Jack 4 Ava 4 Jacob 4 Emily
5 George 5 Lily 5 Charlie 5 Poppy
6 Alfie 6 Isla 6 Thomas 6 Ava
7 Oscar Emily 7 George  7 Isabella
8 Riley 8 Grace 8 Oscar 8 Jessica
9 Joshua 9 Isabella  9 James 9 Lily
10 William 10 Sienna 10 William 10 Sophie

In 2014, there were 695,233 live births in England and Wales. Over 27,000 different boys’ names and over 35,000 different girls’ names were chosen.

2013 - Popular names in Medway; and England and Wales

  Medway births        England and Wales births    
  Boys   Girls   Boys   Girls
1 Jack 1 Poppy 1 Oliver 1 Amelia
2 Oliver 2 Amelia 2 Jack 2 Olivia
3 Harry 3 Olivia 3 Harry 3 Emily
4 Charlie 4 Jessica 4 Jacob 4 Ava
5 Riley 5 Evie 5 Charlie 5 Isla
6 Jacob 6 Isabella 6 Thomas 6 Jessica
7 Thomas Isla 7 Oscar  7 Poppy
8 George 8 Mia 8 William 8 Isabella
9 Archie 9 Sienna  9 James 9 Sophie
10 Finley 10 Isabelle 10 George 10 Mia

In 2013, there were 698,512 live births in England and Wales with over 27,000 different boys’ names and over 35,000 different girls’ names registered.

2012 - Popular names in Medway; and England and Wales

  Medway births        England and Wales births    
  Boys   Girls   Boys   Girls
1 Harry 1  Amelia 1 Harry 1 Amelia
2 Oliver 2  Olivia 2 Oliver 2 Olivia
3 Jack 3  Jessica 3 Jack 3 Jessica
4 Charlie 4  Isla 4 Charlie 4 Emily
5 Ethan 5  Chloe 5 Jacob 5 Lily
6 Alfie 6  Ruby 6 Thomas 6 Ava
7 Riley  Mia 7 Alfie  7 Mia
8 Archie 8  Grace 8 Riley 8 Isla
9 Jacob 9  Sophie  9 William 9 Sophie
10 Tommy 10  Evie 10 James 10 Isabella

In 2012, there were 729,674 live births in England and Wales (ONS, 2013), with over 28,000 different boys’ names and over 36,000 different girls’ names registered.

2011 - Popular names in Medway; and England and Wales

  Medway births    England and Wales births    
  Boys   Girls   Boys   Girls
1 Harry 1 Lilly 1 Harry 1 Amelia
2 Oliver 2 Jessica 2 Oliver 2 Olivia
3 Jack 3 Olivia 3 Jack 3 Lily
4 Alfie 4 Mia 4 Alfie 4 Jessica
5 Charlie 5 Emily 5 Charlie 5 Emily
6 George 6 Sophie 6 Thomas 6 Sophie
7 Riley 7 Amelia 7 Jacob 7 Ruby
8 Joshua 8 Ruby 8 James 8 Grace
9 James 9 Grace 9 Joshua 9 Ava
10 Jake 10 Chloe 10 William 10 Isabella

In 2011, there were 723,913 live births in England and Wales with more than 28,000 different boys names registered and more then 35,000 different girls names.

2010 - Popular names in Medway; and England and Wales

  Medway births       England and Wales births    
  Boys   Girls   Boys   Girls
1 Oliver 1 Sophie 1 Oliver 1 Olivia
2 Harry 2 Olivia  2 Jack 2 Sophie
3 Jack 3 Jessica 3 Harry 3 Emily
4 Alfie 4  Ruby 4 Alfie 4 Lily
5 George 5  Emily 5 Charlie 5 Amelia
6 Thomas 6 Mia 6 Thomas 6 Jessica
7  Joshua 7 Lily 7 William 7 Ruby
8 William 8 Amelia 8 Joshua 8 Chloe
9  Ethan 9 Grace 9 George 9 Grace
10  Archie 10= Evie 10 James 10 Evie
    10= Masie        

 

2009 - Popular names in Medway; and England and Wales

  Medway births       England and Wales births    
  Boys   Girls   Boys   Girls
1 Harry 1 Lily 1

Oliver

1 Olivia
2 Jack 2 Chloe 2 Jack 2 Ruby
3 Oliver 3 Emily 3 Harry 3 Chloe
4 Charlie 4 Olivia 4 Alfie 4 Emily
5 Callum 5 Sophie 5 Joshua 5 Sophie
6 Samuel 6 Ruby 6 Thomas 6 Jessica
7 Alfie 7 Jessica 7 Charlie 7 Grace
8 George 8 Grace 8 William 8 Lily
9 Archie 9 Katie 9 James 9 Amelia
10 William 10 Ella 10 Daniel 10 Evie

 

2008 - Popular names in Medway; and England and Wales

  Medway births       England and Wales births    
  Boys   Girls   Boys   Girls
1 Charlie 1 Sophie 1 Jack 1 Olivia
2 Jack 2 Ruby 2 Oliver 2 Ruby
3 Harry 3 Emily 3 Harry 3 Grace
4 Joshua 4 Grace 4 Charlie 4 Emily
5 Samuel 5 Jessica 5 Alfie 5 Jessica
6 George 6 Lucy 6 Thomas 6 Sophie
7 Alfie 7 Chloe 7 Joshua 7 Chloe
8 Thomas 8 Olivia 8 Daniel 8 Lily
9 James 9 Ella 9 James 9 Mia
10 Oliver 10 Amelia 10 William 10 Lucy
11 Callum 11 Katie 11 Lewis 11 Amelia
12 Harrison 12 Amy 12 George 12 Evie
13 Luke 13 Lily 13 Ryan 13 Ella
14 Ethan 14 Mia 14 Ethan 14 Katie
15 Jake 15 Charlotte 15 Dylan 15 Charlotte
16 Benjamin 16 Ellie 16 Samuel 16 Summer
17 Tyler 17 Erin 17 Joseph 17 Ellie
18 Lewis 18 Rebecca 18 Liam 18 Megan
19 Alexander 19 Holly 19 Jake 19 Ava
20 Jacob 20 Daisie 20 Jacob 20 Hannah

 

2007 - Popular names in Medway; and England and Wales

  Medway births       England and Wales births    
  Boys   Girls   Boys   Girls
1 Charlie 1 Sophie 1 Jack 1 Grace
2 Jack 2 Emily 2 Thomas 2 Ruby
3 Harry 3 Ruby 3 Oliver 3 Olivia
4 Joshua 4 Grace 4 Joshua 4 Emily
5 Samuel 5 Jessica 5 Harry 5 Jessica
5= George 6 Lucy 6 Charlie 6 Sophie
5= Alfie 7 Chloe 7 Daniel 7 Chloe
8 Thomas 8 Olivia 8 William 8 Lily
9 James 9 Ella 9 James 9 Ella
10 Oliver 10 Lily 10 Alfie 10 Amelia
11 Callum 10= Katie 11 Samuel 11 Lucy
12 Luke 12 Amelia 12 George 12 Charlotte
12= Harrison 13 Ellie 13 Joseph 13 Ellie
14 Ethan 13= Amy 14 Benjamin 14 Mia
15 Ryan 15 Mia 15 Ethan 15 Evie
15= Lewis 16 Charlotte 16 Lewis 16 Hannah
15= Jake 17 Rebecca 17 Mohammed 17 Megan
18 Tyler 17= Phoebe 18 Jake 18 Katie
18= Alexander 17= Daisy 19 Dylan 19 Isabella
20 Benjamin 20 Evie 20 Jacob 20 Isabelle

 

2006 - Popular names in Medway; and England and Wales

  Medway births       England and Wales births    
  Boys   Girls   Boys   Girls
1 Joshua 1 Ruby 1 Jack 1 Olivia
2 Charlie 2 Jessica 2 Thomas 2 Grace
3 Jack 3 Grace 3 Joshua 3 Jessica
4 Harry 4 Olivia 4 Oliver 4 Ruby
5 Callum 5 Sophie 5 Harry 5 Emily
5= Oliver 6 Ellie 6 James 6 Sophie
7 Thomas 7 Amelia 7 William 7 Chloe
8 George 7= Chloe 8 Samuel 8 Lucy
8= Alfie 7= Emily 9 Daniel 9 Lily
10 Daniel 10 Megan 10 Charlie 10 Ellie
    10= Abigail        

 

2005 - Popular names in Medway; and England and Wales

  Medway births       England and Wales births    
  Boys   Girls   Boys   Girls
1 Joshua 1 Jessica 1 Jack 1 Jessica
2 Jack 2 Chloe 2 Joshua 2 Emily
3 James 3 Emily 3 Thomas 3 Sophie
3= Oliver 4 Olivia 4 James 4 Olivia
5 Thomas 4= Sophie 5 Oliver 5 Chloe
6 Samuel 6 Ellie 6 Daniel 6 Ellie
7 Alfie 7 Lucy 7 Samuel 7 Grace
7= Benjamin 7= Ruby 8 William 8 Lucy
7= Callum 9 Holly 9 Harry 9 Charlotte
10 Daniel 10 Amy 10 Joseph 10 Katie
11 Harry 10= Katie 11 Benjamin 11 Ella
12 Charlie 12 Lily 12 Charlie 12 Megan
12= George 13 Grace 13 Luke 13 Hannah
14 William 14 Amelia 14 Matthew 14 Amelia
15 Luke 15 Daisy 15 Callum 15 Ruby
16 Lewis 15= Molly 16 Jake 16 Lily
17 Ethan 17 Hannah 17 Ethan 17 Amy
18 Jacob 17= Millie 18 George 18 Mia
19 Jake 19 Megan 19 Lewis 19 Abigail
20 Jamie 20 Ella 20 Alexander 20 Millie
20= Owen 20= Emma 21 Jacob 21 Mollie
20= Ryan 22 Abigail 22 Alfie 22 Emma
23 Harley 22= Charlotte 23 Mohammed 23 Holly
23= Tyler 24 Keira 24 Dylan 24 Leah
25 Billy 25 Bethany 25 Ryan 25 Isabella