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Top NZ baby names for 2018

 
The official list is out! The 10 most popular baby names in New Zealand for 2018 have been confirmed in the annual report from NZ Department of Internal Affairs.
The official list is out! The 10 most popular baby names in New Zealand for 2018 have been confirmed in the annual report from NZ Department of Internal Affairs.

It’s always fun to look at the name list to see if your baby’s name is featured, or if you’re pregnant and looking for names for your new baby.

A total of 13,668 different first names were given to 59,302 babies born in 2018, as recorded by the Registrar-General of Births, Deaths and Marriages last year.

Charlotte and Oliver have again taken out the top spot in the list for the most popular baby names of 2018.

Mia and Nikau are top of the list for the most loved Mâori names.

The top Mâori baby names were calculated and researched in partnership with the e Taura Whiri I te reo Mâori, the Mâori Language Commission.


Top NZ baby names for 2018


Check out the most popular baby boys names and baby girls names for 2018.
 

Top NZ girls names in 2018

1. Charlotte
2. Isla
3. Olivia
4. Amelia
5. Ella
6. Harper
7. Isabella
8. Emily
9. Mia
10. Ava
 

Top NZ boys names in 2018

1. Oliver
2. Jack
3. Noah
4. Leo
5. Hunter
6. George
7. Lucas
8. James
9. William
10. Mason


Top Maori names for girls in 2018

1. Mia
2. Aria
3. Maia
4. Ariana
5. Nina
6. Kaia
7. Anahera
8. Amaia
9. Manaia
10. Kora


Top Maori names for boys in 2018

1. Nikau
2. Ari
3. Manaia
4. Mateo
5. Ihaia
6. Te Ariki
7. Mikaere
8. Manaaki
9. Kauri
10. Kai

More baby articles for you to enjoy: Source: NZ Department of Internal Affairs
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