Baby name trends across Australia are fascinating to look into when thinking about a name for your little girl. Each state government lists popular baby name trends on the web. Following are some insights gained from the 2010 figures for girls.
Ruby has charged to the top, or near to it, of the ten most popular girls names everywhere except NT where it is at the bottom of the list. Only in VIC did it enjoy such a high position in 2009, in the other states it was at the low end of the top ten or not on it at all.
Chloe remains popular being in the top three in NSW, QLD and WA and mid way in ACT, SA, TAS and VIC. However it didn’t rank in the top ten in NT.
Mia is a name with variation in popularity across the states. It has remained in the top three, as it has for the previous year, in QLD and VIC. It didn’t rank in WA and is at the bottom of the ten in NT and ACT. It is midway in NSW, SA and TAS.
Likewise, Isabella is at the top of the charts in NSW and NT, forth in QLD, TAS and WA but towards the low end in SA and VIC.
Charlotte is widely popular. It is ranked second in SA, TAS and VIC and midway in NSW, NT and QLD. However, it is at the bottom of WA’s list.
Olivia more popular in NT. Although it is fourth in NSW and VIC and sixth in WA, it is at the end of the list in SA and has no rank in QLD.
The NT continues to set their own trends with Ava being high on the list, at equal third, where it does not rank anywhere else except in VIC in seventh place. Likewise with Hannah, also in third place in NT, it doesn’t rank anywhere else.
ACT Top Ten Girl’s Names 2010
3. Lily & Ruby
7. Charlotte & Grace
9. Ella & Mia
NSW Top Ten Girl’s Names 2010
NT Top Ten Girl’s Names 2010
1. Isabella & Olivia
3. Ava & Hannah
8. Matilda & Mia
QLD Top Ten Girl’s Names 2010
SA Top Ten Girl’s Names 2010
TAS Top Ten Girl’s Names 2010
4. Isabella & Chloe
VIC Top Ten Girl’s Names 2010
WA Top Ten Girl’s Names 2010