Top 100 baby names in England and Wales (2008)

The rank of baby girl name Olivia from 1996 to 2017 in England and Wales
 

In 2008, Jack (with 8010 births) and Olivia (with 5325 births) were the most popular first names given to babies born in England and Wales. Jack remained at number one, while Olivia climbed to the top from the 3rd place.

There were no new entries in the top 10 for baby boys. Oliver and Harry each rose one place, while Thomas moved down to number 3 and Joshua to number 5. Alfie advanced four places.

Ruby dropped to number two, Emily rose one place to number three and Grace dropped two places to number four. Jessica remained at number five. Evie was the only new entry into the girls' top 10, climbing 5 places to reach number 10. Ella fell from number nine to number 12.

The boy's name Riley and girl's name Lexi were the fastest-rising among the top 100. Riley rose 24 places to number 33 while Lexi - a new entrant to the top 100 - rose 40 places to number 73.

The list was last updated on Oct. 28, 2010

Top 100 baby names
England and Wales (2008)
Rank Baby Boys Baby Girls
1Jack (8010)Olivia (5325) +2
2Oliver (7417) +1Ruby (4931) -1
3Thomas (6062) -1Emily (4881) +1
4Harry (6008) +1Grace (4775) -2
5Joshua (5716) -1Jessica (4672)
6Alfie (5566) +4Chloe (4605) +1
7Charlie (5291)Sophie (4380) -1
8Daniel (5191) -2Lily (4047)
9James (5170)Amelia (3440) +1
10William (5169) -2Evie (3281) +5
11Samuel (4624)Mia (3121) +2
12George (4214)Ella (3042) -3
13Joseph (3764)Charlotte (2939) -1
14Lewis (3482) +2Lucy (2876) -3
15Ethan (3451)Megan (2515) +2
16Mohammed (3442) +1Ellie (2505) -2
17Dylan (3373) +2Isabelle (2460) +4
18Benjamin (3275) -4Isabella (2424) +1
19Alexander (3215) +3Hannah (2335) -3
20Jacob (3127)Katie (2324) -2
21Ryan (3048) +4Ava (2314) +17
22Liam (2986) +5Holly (2275) -2
23Jake (2793) -5Summer (2270) +21
24Max (2708) +7Millie (2177) -2
25Luke (2582) -4Daisy (2134)
26Tyler (2575) +2Phoebe (2116) +5
27Callum (2543) -4Freya (2111) -1
28Matthew (2531) -4Poppy (1975)
29Jayden (2519) +3Abigail (1973) -5
30Oscar (2432) +11Erin (1818) -3
31Archie (2316) +2Emma (1744) -2
32Adam (2313) -6Molly (1737) -2
33Riley (2203) +24Imogen (1712)
34Harvey (2195) -5Amy (1702) -11
35Harrison (2153) -5Jasmine (1656) -3
36Lucas (2103) +3Isla (1599) +29
37Muhammad (2081) +1Scarlett (1574) +3
38Henry (2003) -3Leah (1559) +1
39Isaac (1948) +3Sophia (1510) -2
40Leo (1903) +3Elizabeth (1509) -4
41Connor (1877) -4Eva (1505) +11
42Edward (1825) -2Brooke (1484) +11
43Finley (1808) +3Matilda (1418) +19
44Logan (1707) +9Caitlin (1330) -10
45Noah (1678) +5Keira (1294) -4
46Cameron (1627) -12Alice (1283) -3
47Alex (1611) +11Lola (1276) -1
48Owen (1607) -3Lilly (1268) +6
49Rhys (1600) +7Amber (1228) -1
50Nathan (1586) -6Isabel (1217) -5
51Jamie (1533) -15Lauren (1201)
52Michael (1517) -5Gracie (1172) +16
53Mason (1493) +2Georgia (1169) -11
54Toby (1382) -2Eleanor (1151) -5
55Aaron (1362) -6Bethany (1144) -5
56Charles (1346) -2Madison (1133) -21
57Ben (1339) -9Amelie (1109) +2
58Theo (1295) +15Lacey (1066) +19
59Louis (1205) +1Isobel (1064) -2
60Finlay (1200) -1Paige (1064) -4
61Freddie (1200) +4Sienna (1056) +2
62Leon (1138) +12Libby (1048) -6
63Harley (1135) +6Maisie (1042) -3
64David (1134) -1Anna (1028) -6
65Mohammad (1106) +6Rosie (999) -4
66Reece (1096) -1Rebecca (996) -19
67Kian (1093)Tia (992) -1
68Kai (1057) -6Layla (978) +14
69Kyle (1030) -18Maya (964) +9
70Brandon (1012) -4Niamh (958) -1
71Hayden (1007) +6Zara (938) -1
72Zachary (995) +10Sarah (930) -2
73Kieran (975) -12Lexi (904) +40*
74Luca (974) -2Maddison (890) -10
75Ashton (955) +4Alisha (880) -3
76Bailey (939) -6Skye (836) -9
77Sebastian (914) +10Sofia (836) +5
78Gabriel (912) +14Nicole (784) +6
79Sam (901) -3Lexie (775) +11
80Evan (890) +1Faith (761) -7
81Bradley (849) -13Martha (750) +6
82Elliot (821) +9Harriet (749) -9
83John (810) -8Zoe (748) -3
84Taylor (791) +6Eve (742) -9
85Joe (786)Julia (713) +7
86Corey (778) +7Aimee (710) -10
87Reuben (768) +1Hollie (690) -4
88Joel (766) -8Lydia (661) -2
89Ellis (764) -6Evelyn (660) +11
90Robert (764) -5Alexandra (625) +4
91Aidan (749) -13Maria (617) +2
92Blake (749) +13*Francesca (613) -3
93Louie (729) +3Tilly (611) +4
94Christopher (725) -8Florence (609) +11*
95Ewan (722) +13*Alicia (604) +1
96Jay (687) -1Abbie (599) -8
97Morgan (681) -3Emilia (596) +19*
98Billy (678) -9Courtney (590) -19
99Sean (649) -2Maryam (584) +19*
100Zak (624) +1*Esme (555) +22*
    Rose (555) -5
Source: UK Office for National Statistics * new entry

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