Oliver and Olivia are still the most popular baby names for boys and girls in England and Wales, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). In total, 4,932 babies were named Oliver in 2019, down from 5,390 the previous year. There were 4,082 new-born girls named Olivia last year, down from 4,598 in 2017. It is the seventh year in a row that Oliver has topped the boy’s list, while Olivia topped the girls’ list for the fourth year in succession.
Here is the top ten for boys:
Here is the top ten for girls:
But when was your first name the most popular?
Click here for a great interactive app from the Office of National Statistics which will show when your given name was most prevalent. Enjoy!