Baby Names 2008

The annual list of top baby names in New Zealand is out from the Dept of Internal Affairs. We of course added an Amy to the list, which didn’t actually make the top 30. Here’s the most popular in 2008,

Girls:

1. Sophie, 2. Olivia, 3. Ella, 4. Isabella, 5. Charlotte,
6. Lily, 7. Emma, 8. Emily, 9. Jessica, 10. Grace,
11. Hannah, 12. Chloe, 13. Ruby, 14. Lucy, 15. Ava,
16. Amelia, 17. Madison, 18. Maia, 19. Mia, 20. Holly,
21. Sophia, 22. Zoe, 23. Paige, 24. Georgia, 25. Kate,
26. Brooke, 27. Maddison, 28. Samantha, 29. Sienna, 30. Isla

Boys:

1. Jack, 2. James, 3. William, 4. Samuel, 5. Joshua,
6. Riley, 7. Liam, 8. Oliver, 9. Benjamin, 10. Daniel,
11. Thomas, 12. Jacob, 13. Ethan, 14. Jayden, 15. Noah,
16. Ryan, 17. Lucas, 18. Luke, 19. Max, 20. Hunter,
21. Matthew, 22. Lachlan, 23. Alexander, 24. Dylan, 25. Connor,
26. Blake, 27. Tyler, 28. Caleb, 29. Charlie, 30. George

[Source: NZ Herald]