Oliver Cromwell… Oliver’s nonetheless topping the names checklist for boys.

CHARLOTTE has is the preferred child identify for ladies this 12 months for the third consecutive time, with Oliver topping the checklist for boys within the ACT.

5 names not seen in final 12 months’s checklist have made the women’ high 10: Isla, Evelyn, Zoe, Ava and Freya. Charlotte has been within the high 10 child names yearly since 2003.

For boys, Oliver topped the checklist for the second 12 months in a row, with Henry and William additionally remaining within the high three. Newcomers Arthur, Elijah and Levi have made their high 10 debuts in 2022. Oliver has been within the high 10 since 2008.

In 2022, greater than 6200 infants had been registered within the ACT, a lower from the 6330 registered in 2021.

The highest 10 registered ACT child names

1 Charlotte
2 Isla
3 Evelyn
4 Amelia
5 Zoe
=6 Ella
=6 Hazel
=8 Ava
=8 Freya
=8 Grace

=8 Olivia

1 Oliver
2 Henry
3 William
4 Leo
5 Theodore
6 Noah
7 Arthur
=8 George
=8 Thomas
=10 Elijah
=10 Levi
=10 Lucas


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Ian Meikle, editor