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Most popular names for year 2016

Find all the most popular baby names across Australia and New Zealand for 2016. Choosing a name for your new baby can be easy, if of course the new mum and dad to be can agree on the baby name in the first place. If not, Huggies has compiled a list of the top 100 baby names for 2016 so you can see what's popular and what's not. If you are not sure what sex your new baby is then we suggest checking out our popular baby girls names page and our popular baby boys names page. We have lists of the popular baby names from the past few years, and lists of the top 100 baby names of all time. Once you have found your favourite popular baby name then then join Huggies to share your baby name lists with friends and family.

2016's most popular names

Gender Name List Origin
boy Benji English
unisex Brogan Celtic/Gaelic
girl Charlette French
girl Charliee Spanish
girl Charlize French
boy Christopher Greek
girl Claudia Latin
boy Colton Old English
unisex Corby English
unisex Corey Greek, Celtic
unisex Dale English, Old English, Old Norse
unisex Derry Irish, Celtic
unisex Diara African
boy Drake Latin, Old English
unisex Dyre Scandinavian
unisex Eda English, Anglo Saxon
boy Edan Celtic
unisex Eddy English
boy Elias Spanish, Hebrew
girl Evaline French
boy Frederick German
girl Giselle French, German
unisex Gorkem Turkish
boy Grayson English
boy Griffin Greek
girl Harriett French
boy Harris English
boy Heath English
girl Heidi German
girl Helena Greek, English
unisex Hero Greek
unisex Ilona Hungarian
unisex Iris Greek, Hebrew
girl Isabela Spanish
boy Isaiah Hebrew
unisex Iva Hebrew, Japanese
boy Jaden Hebrew
boy Jax English
boy Jensen Norwegian
boy Joey English
unisex Johnnie English
boy Kaden American
unisex Kari French
girl Katherine Greek
girl Kaylee Gaelic
unisex Keahi Hawaiian
unisex Kirby Anglo Saxon
unisex Kolby German, English
boy Kye Irish
unisex Kyle Gaelic, Scottish
girl Lara Latin
girl Lauren English
unisex Lee Irish, Gaelic, Celtic, English, Anglo Saxon, Chinese
boy Leighton English
boy Lucian French
unisex Lundy French, Scottish
girl Maisie Greek
boy Mark English, Old English
unisex Marty Latin, Dutch, Portugese
boy Matthew Hebrew
girl Melia Greek
girl Melody Greek
girl Minnie German
girl Nataile French
boy Orlando Spanish
girl Pearl Latin
boy Peter Latin
unisex Quenby Scandinavian
boy Ralph English, Old English
unisex Rio Spanish
girl Sadie Hebrew
girl Samantha Hebrew
girl Samara Latin, Hebrew
unisex Sami Hebrew, Arabic
unisex Selby English, Old English
unisex Skye English, Arabic, Dutch
girl Tahlia Hebrew
unisex Tassa English
unisex Tayte English, Anglo Saxon
boy Timothy Greek
unisex Tony English
girl Viollette French
girl Vivienne French
unisex Wynne Celtic
boy Zachariah Hebrew
unisex Zohar Hebrew
unisex Aggie Greek
boy Aiden
unisex Ainsley English, Scottish
girl Alia Hebrew
unisex Alison English
girl Amalia English
unisex Ambrose Greek
unisex America Latin
unisex Andrea Greek, Italian
unisex Angel Greek
unisex Ani French, Maori
girl Annika Scandinavian
unisex Arawn Welsh
boy Arden Latin, Celtic, Old English