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Babies' First Names 2019

Babies' First Names 2019

National Statistics IconLast update: 17 March 2020
Frequency: Annual                                

The most popular first names given to babies whose births were registered in Scotland in 2019 (publication formerly known as Popular Forenames).

Main Points

  • Jack was the most popular first forename for boys whose births were registered in 2019.
  • Olivia was the most popular first forename for girls whose births were registered in 2019.
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News Release
(17 March 2020)


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News Release

(17 December 2019)



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