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Most Popular Baby Names In 2016: These Were The Top Names For Boys In Each Region Of England

What was the most popular boys' name in your area?

20/09/2017 10:30 BST

The most popular boys’ name in 2016 was Oliver, the Office for National Statistics has revealed.

However the list of the top 10 boys’ names differed depending on where the baby was born. .

London was the region where the top names differed most from the official list, as it included David, Daniel, Alexander and Leo. 

Find out what was popular in your area in the lists below. 

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North East

1. Harry, 1. Oliver, 3. Jack, 4. Thomas, 5. Charlie, 6. Jacob, 7. James, 8. George, 9. William, 10. Alfie.

North West

1. Olivia, 2. Muhammad, 3. Harry, 4. George, 5. Jacob, 6. Jack, 7. Thomas, 8. Noah, 9. Charlie, 10. James.

Yorkshire and The Humber

1. Oliver, 2. Muhammad, 3. George, 4. Harry, 5. Jacob, 6. Jack, 7. Noah, 8. Charlie, 9. Mohammed, 10. Alfie.

East Midlands

1. Olivia, 2. Harry, 3. George, 4. Charlie, 5. Jacob, 6. Jack, 7. Noah, 8. Oscar, 9. William, 10. Alfie.

West Midlands

1. Muhammad, 2. Oliver, 3. Harry, 4. Jacob, 5. Mohammed, 6. George, 7. Jack, 8. Charlie, 9. Noah, 10. Alfie.

East

1. Oliver, 2. George, 3. Harry, 4. Jack, 5. Oscar, 6. Charlie, 7. Henry, 8. William, 9. Noah, 10. Freddie. 

London

1. Muhammad, 2. Oliver, 3. Alexander, 4. Adam, 5. David, 6. Daniel, 7. Joshua, 8. Noah, 9. Leo, 10. George. 

South East

1. Oliver, 2. Harry, 3. George, 4. Jack, 5. Henry, 6. Charlie, 7. Oscar, 8. Jacob, 9. Noah, 10. William.

South West

1. Olivier, 2. Harry, 3. Jack, 4. George, 5. Charlie, 6. Oscar, 7. Jacob, 8. Henry, 9. William, 10. Alfie. 

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