Top 100 baby names in Northern Ireland (2017)

The rank of baby girl name Emily from 1998 to 2017 in Northern Ireland
 

According to the annual reports published by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, James and Emily were the most popular baby names in 2017. There were 23,248 births registered: 11,984 boys and 11,264 girls.


Notes: Only the first names recorded on birth registrations were used for this analysis. Different spellings of a name have been treated as separate names. Names containing accents have been recorded without those accents, e.g. Séan was recorded as Sean. Names of equal rank have been placed in alphabetical order.

Top 100 baby names in
Northern Ireland (2017)
Rank Baby Boys Baby Girls
1James (243)Emily (216)
2Jack (226)Grace (202)
3Noah (189) +2Olivia (179)
4Charlie (185)Isla (153) +8
5Jacob (180) +2Anna (142) -1
6Harry (169)Sophie (132) -1
7Thomas (158) +7Ella (128) +1
8Daniel (147)Amelia (127) -1
9Oliver (143) -6Charlotte (124) +4
10Logan (125) +16Sophia (121)
11Ethan (123)Lily (117) -5
12Leo (123) +1Evie (114) +6
13Matthew (123) -2Ava (112) -4
14Conor (122) +6Aoife (110) -3
15Cillian (109) +16Katie (109) +4
16Oisin (108) -1Lucy (108)
17Alfie (106) -7Erin (96) +2
18Adam (104)Niamh (94) +7
19Mason (98) +1Hannah (93) +5
20Michael (98) +15Eva (91) -5
21Caleb (92) +1Cara (90) +2
22Joshua (91) -5Ellie (87) -5
23Jude (89) +5Emma (87) +3
24Isaac (85) +1Annie (86) +9
25Finn (82) +4Jessica (84) -11
26Luke (81) -13Freya (82) +9
27Ollie (78) -9Ruby (81)
28Jake (77) -12Chloe (76) -6
29Jamie (75) +7Molly (72) -2
30Alexander (74) +14Mia (66) -9
31Ronan (74) -7Aria (65) +8
32Archie (73) +23Clara (64) +19
33John (73) +15Fiadh (64) +2
34Patrick (73) -6Sarah (64)
35Ryan (72) +4Isabella (56) +3
36Oscar (71) -6Maisie (55) -5
37Rory (70) +31Scarlett (55) -6
38Ben (69) +8Georgia (53) -9
39Max (69)Holly (53) +6
40Sean (69) -6Zara (53) +1
41Reuben (68) +8Willow (52) +33
42Arthur (66) +15Alice (51) +2
43Darragh (66) -2Poppy (50) +4
44Lucas (66) -8Meabh (47) +38
45Joseph (65) -22Phoebe (47) +5
46Freddie (64) +7Rose (47) -7
47Odhran (64) -4Leah (46) -11
48Theo (62) -3Abigail (45) -4
49Shea (60) +8Thea (44) -7
50Daithi (58) +9Clodagh (43) +1
51Eoin (58) +12Sofia (43) +1
52William (58) -10Mollie (42) +16
53Carter (56) +7Sienna (42) +15
54Dylan (56) -21Faye (41) +17
55Fionn (56) -2Harper (41) +4
56Daire (53) +18Bella (40) -13
57Jonah (53) +20Cora (40)
58Alex (52) +5Daisy (40) +5
59George (52) +10Eabha (40) +5
60Benjamin (51) -5Hollie (39) -12
61Jaxon (51) -12Mya (39) +17
62Bobby (50) +16Eimear (38) +15
63Samuel (50) -9Heidi (38) -1
64Eli (49) +56*Caoimhe (37) -25
65Tom (49) -22Faith (37) -13
66David (48) -2Ivy (37) +22
67Joel (48) +27Amber (36) +4
68Conan (47) -1Caitlin (36) +12
69Lorcan (47) +13Layla (36) +1
70Liam (46) +10Connie (35) +32*
71Riley (46) -6Rosie (33) -3
72Aidan (45) +1Gracie (32) +16
73Jayden (45) +11Maria (32) +10
74Henry (43) -13Abbie (31) -19
75Callum (41) -39Darcy (31) -13
76Ruairi (41) +11Saoirse (31) -18
77Nathan (40) -9Aoibheann (30) -18
78Ezra (39) +10Madison (30) +60*
79Sam (39)Penny (30) +11
80Aaron (38) -30Rebecca (30) -16
81Caolan (38) -16Robyn (30) +11
82Tiernan (38) +54*Rosa (30) +23
83Elijah (37)Zoe (30) -28
84Eoghan (37) +25*Emilia (29) +18*
85Harrison (37) +9Cassie (28) -6
86Cian (36) -35Elsie (28) -26
87Aodhan (35) -19Amy (27) -26
88Joe (34) +78*Eve (26) -13
89Lewis (34) -14Sadie (26) -9
90Harley (33) +53*Roise (25) +61*
91Toby (33) +28*Aimee (24) +1
92Connor (32) +12*Esme (24) +31*
93Danny (32) +1Farrah (24) -5
94Arlo (31) +57*Lara (24) +17*
95Brody (30) +3Matilda (24) +32*
96Senan (30) +36*Megan (24) +9
97Tommy (30) -14Orlaith (24) +21*
98Cole (29) +36*Rachel (24) +21*
99Hunter (29) +109*Eden (23) +19*
100Jackson (29) -30Lauren (23) +21*
  Seth (29) -8Maya (23) -11
  Tyler (29) +14*Paige (23) +3*
Source: Northern Ireland Statistics & Research Agency * new

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