Top Baby Names 2021 England and Wales.

Popular New-Baby Names 2021 for England and Wales

Baby Top Names



Top Baby Names for England and Wales have just been announced.

The Office for National Statistics is responsible for the data.

On 18th October 2021, they published the annual report that lists the most popular names for a NewBorn Baby born in England and Wales.   The data is based on the registration of Births across these countries during 2020 and here are the findings:

Oliver and Olivia are top again!


Both names remained the most popular names for boys and girls in England and Wales in 2020 for the fifth consecutive year.  Ivy and Rosie replaced Grace and Freya in the top 10 girls’ names, while Archie replaced Charlie in the top 10 boys’ names.  Mothers aged 35 years and over continued to choose more traditional names, while younger mothers opted for more modern and shortened names.

Despite Oliver being the top boys’ name for England and Wales, regionally it was only top in the North East.



1 OLIVIA 3,640
2 AMELIA 3,319
3 ISLA 2,749
4 AVA 2,679
5 MIA 2,303
6 IVY 2,166
7 LILY 2,150
8 ISABELLA 2,052
9 ROSIE 2,035
10 SOPHIA 2,028


1 OLIVER 4,225
2 GEORGE 4,100
3 ARTHUR 4,052
4 NOAH 4,042
5 MUHAMMAD 3,710
6 LEO 3,314
7 OSCAR 3,268
8 HARRY 3,209
9 ARCHIE 2,944



Do you know someone expecting a baby?  Are you looking for a unique gift to buy for a new arrival?

Make them feel really special and we recommend that you Name a Star for the new baby.

Name Gifts are really popular and Naming a Star is something truly special and will last forever.   Star Naming is an easy process if you use a decent Star Name Registry and look at the right options.  That’s why we recommend

As an established Star Naming Registry and Gift Service, they are leaders in this market.  They provide great gift options and at a reasonable price too.   Check them out if you can.

Star Naming Gifts | Name a Star for a New Baby | Newborn Star | StarName | Name astar | Buying a Star | Can you Buy Stars | Stars with Names | Star Names | Naming a Star UK | Name a Star USA | Star Naming USA | Constellation Names | Own a Star from the Sky

Share this post

Scroll to Top