Most popular names for year 2016

Find all the most popular baby names across Australia and New Zealand for 2016. Choosing a name for your new baby can be easy, if of course the new mum and dad to be can agree on the baby name in the first place. If not, Huggies has compiled a list of the top 100 baby names for 2016 so you can see what's popular and what's not. If you are not sure what sex your new baby is then we suggest checking out our popular baby girls names page and our popular baby boys names page. We have lists of the popular baby names from the past few years, and lists of the top 100 baby names of all time. Once you have found your favourite popular baby name then then join Huggies to share your baby name lists with friends and family.

2016's most popular names

Gender Name List Origin
boy Charles Old English
unisex Dakota Native American
unisex Dani Hebrew, Modern
unisex Darcy Gaelic, Celtic
girl Estella Latin, Greek
girl Hailey English
unisex Jam American
boy John Hebrew
boy Julian Spanish, French, English
unisex Leigh Hebrew, Celtic, English, Anglo Saxon
girl Lilah Greek
girl May Latin, Hebrew
girl Mikayla Hebrew
girl Natalia Italian
girl Olive Latin, Irish, Old Norse, Old French
boy Owen Celtic
boy Rory Celtic
unisex Torey English, Scottish
boy Will English
girl Adelaide German
unisex Arya Hindu
boy Brody Gaelic
girl Cassandra Gaelic, Celtic
boy Dominic Latin
boy Eamon Irish, Scottish, Anglo Saxon
unisex Elena Spanish, Greek, Italian
girl Felicity English
girl Georgie Greek
unisex Idris Hindu
unisex Ira Hebrew, Russian, Hindu
girl Isobel Scottish
boy Jake Hebrew, English
unisex Jane Hebrew, English
boy Jared Hebrew
girl Jemima Hebrew
unisex Jenda Hebrew
boy Kaiden
boy Knox English
boy Kobe German
unisex Lacey Irish, Russian
boy Lennox Scottish
boy Leonard German
boy Malachi Hebrew
boy Marlow Old English
girl Milly French, Old German
girl Neave Old English
unisex Nike Greek, French
boy Orion Greek
boy Otis Greek
unisex Raven English, Old English
unisex Rian Irish, Gaelic
unisex Ronal English, Old Norse
girl Sarah Hebrew
unisex Shelby English, Old English
unisex Tait Irish, English, Anglo Saxon, Scandanavian
unisex Tate Irish, English, Old English, Native American, Anglo Saxon
girl Tia Spanish, Greek, English
boy Vincent Latin, English
boy Walter German
unisex Willa English, Anglo Saxon
boy Wyatt French, English
girl Alana Gaelic, Celtic
girl Alexia Greek
girl Anabelle Latin, Russian
boy Anthony Latin, Greek, English
unisex Artemis Greek
unisex Aure French
boy Bradley Old English
girl Briar French, English
unisex Brooke English, Anglo Saxon
boy Caelan Scottish
girl Calliope Greek
boy Christian Greek
girl Cleo Greek
unisex Dacey French, Gaelic, English
boy Dallas Gaelic, Celtic, Scottish
boy Darius Greek, Persian
unisex Dixie Old English
unisex Dunixi Greek
boy Eliot Hebrew
unisex Evan Greek, Celtic, Scottish
boy Ezekiel Hebrew
boy Finley Celtic/Gaelic
unisex Fionn Irish
boy Gage French
unisex Hadar Hebrew
unisex Hoshi Japanese
unisex Ida Teutonic, Old English
unisex Ingrid Teutonic, Swedish
unisex Irish American
unisex Isadora Latin, Greek
unisex Jaide Arabic
unisex Karoly French
girl Kenzie Scottish
unisex Laine English, Scottish
girl Louise Teutonic
girl Luna Latin
girl Lydia Greek
boy Manawa Maori
girl Michaela Hebrew