Thursday, June 28, 2007
Thirteen Top Baby Names in England and Wales
Do we in the USA not know Jack about Baby Names?
I've always been fascinated by names. I stumbled on this website listing the top baby names of 2006 in England and Wales...thought it was pretty cool!
(I have to divide up the boys and the girls' lists, and I'm going to add some extras, so it's actually going to end up a little more than 13. Humor me. :))
Top Five Boys' Names in England and Wales in 2006:
Top Five Girls' Names in England and Wales in 2006:
New additions to the top 50 in 2006:
Top Baby Names in Scotland in 2006
Top Baby Names in Northern Ireland in 2006
Interesting: Jack has been the top baby name in England/Wales for the past 12 years!
Interesting: The top baby names in America in 2006 were Jacob and Emily. Here's the full list.
Jack came in at #35.
Oh, the Jacks in the pictures? Jack Bauer (actor Keifer Sutherland, 24); Jack Shepherd (actor Matthew Fox, Lost; my brother-in-law, Jack Trieber.
Hey...in my comments section, let me know if you a) have a child with any of these names or b) are thinking about naming your child one of these names.