Most popular baby names across Australia in 2019

Australia's most popular baby names for 2019

Aussie boffins have crunched the data and analysed birth certificates to reveal the most popular baby names in each Australian state for 2019, and there are two very clear front runners.

In fact, for the past few years, the name Oliver has been incredibly popular just about everywhere in Australia, while Olivia and Charlotte usually take the honours for the girls. But delve a little deeper in the top ten names and you’ll find some unique treasures gaining in popularity.

Here are the most popular baby names across Australia in 2019.

Most popular baby names in Victoria – 2019

Top of the pops in Victoria are two of the most popular names in the nation at the moment – Oliver for boys and Olivia for the girls. It’s the sixth consecutive year these two have been the most popular names in Victoria.

  1. Oliver
  2. Jack
  3. Noah
  4. William
  5. Thomas
  6. Leo
  7. Lucas
  8. Charlie
  9. Henry
  10. Ethan
  1. Olivia
  2. Mia
  3. Charlotte
  4. Amelia
  5. Isla
  6. Ava
  7. Chloe
  8. Zoe
  9. Ruby
  10. Harper

Most popular baby names in NSW – 2019

It’s year number six wearing the most popular boy name crown for Oliver in NSW, while Charlotte remains queen of the girls for the third year in a row.

  1. Oliver
  2. Noah
  3. William
  4. Jack
  5. Leo
  6. Lucas
  7. Henry
  8. Thomas
  9. James
  10. Ethan
  1. Charlotte
  2. Olivia
  3. Mia
  4. Amelia
  5. Isla
  6. Ava
  7. Chloe
  8. Grace
  9. Sophia
  10. Ella

Most popular baby names in Queensland – 2019

There’s a new princess in Queensland, with Olivia taking top spot, the first change at the head of the list in five years. While Oliver is still a firm favourite in the sunshine state, with the uber-popular name taking top spot for the seventh consecutive year.

  1. Oliver
  2. William
  3. Noah
  4. Jack
  5. Henry
  6. Leo
  7. Thomas
  8. Hudson
  9. Elijah
  10. Harrison
  1. Olivia
  2. Charlotte
  3. Amelia
  4. Willow
  5. Ava
  6. Isla
  7. Mia
  8. Harper
  9. Grace
  10. Matilda

Most popular baby names in Western Australia – 2019

It’s traditional names all the way in WA – but the west of the nation bucked the national trend when it came to the top boys’ name. Jack and Olivia were the most popular baby names for 2019, with Oliver in third place for the boys.

  1. Jack
  2. Noah
  3. Oliver
  4. Lucas
  5. Leo
  6. James
  7. William
  8. Thomas
  9. Mason
  10. Charlie
  1. Olivia
  2. Isla
  3. Charlotte
  4. Ava
  5. Amelia
  6. Grace
  7. Mia
  8. Harper
  9. Ella
  10. Lucy

The most popular baby names in Tasmania – 2019

Once again, there are a whole lot of new baby Olivers in yet another Aussie state, with the super popular name the most popular in the southern state for the seventh year in a row. While Willow leapt up from eighth place in 2018, to take top billing last year.

  1. Oliver
  2. George
  3. Charlie
  4. Leo
  5. Henry
  6. Noah
  7. Jack
  8. Archie
  9. Theodore
  10. Harrison
  1. Willow
  2. Charlotte
  3. Ava
  4. Amelia
  5. Evie
  6. Harper
  7. Ivy
  8. Lucy
  9. Ruby
  10. Isla

The most popular baby names in the Northern Territory – 2019

  1. Oliver
  2. William
  3. Michael
  4. Jack
  5. Liam
  6. Lucas
  7. Noah
  8. Thomas
  9. Daniel
  10. Elijah
  1. Grace
  2. Mia
  3. Olivia
  4. Charlotte
  5. Isla
  6. Aria
  7. Ruby
  8. Chloe
  9. Harper
  10. Isabella

Most popular baby names in South Australia – 2018

South Australia is the only state yet to update its baby names with the 2019 figures, however, if 2018’s data is anything to go by, the state has likely continued giving its newest citizens some of the most popular names in the country.

  1. Oliver
  2. Jack
  3. William
  4. Harrison
  5. Charlie
  6. Henry
  7. Noah
  8. Leo
  9. Lucas
  10. Harry
  1. Charlotte
  2. Amelia
  3. Ava
  4. Mia
  5. Isla
  6. Grace
  7. Olivia
  8. Harper
  9. Willow
  10. Sophie
Australia's most popular baby names for 2019

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