Forget Madison, Sarah, Nicholas and Matthew, they’re no longer as popular as we think.

According to trend-watchers McCrindle Research, there’s a new top 10 and Charlotte has been knocked off the top for the first time in seven years!

It’s no surprise there’s still a handful of classics, but what is a surprise is that names like Emma and Luke have become way less popular.

Anyway, if you’re having a baby soon and need help with some names or maybe you want to steer away from having your kid be the 6th Ella in their Kindy class, check out the lists below.

Here are the top names of 2022:


  1. Isla
  2. Charlotte
  3. Olivia
  4. Amelia
  5. Ava
  6. Mia
  7. Grace
  8. Willow
  9. Matilda
  10. Ella


  1. Oliver
  2. Noah
  3. Jack
  4. Henry
  5. William
  6. Leo
  7. Charlie
  8. Theodore
  9. Lucas
  10. Thomas
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