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 Nicholas Greek
girl Octavia Latin
unisex Perri English
boy Robert Old English
unisex Roddrick German
unisex Roderigo Spanish
unisex Shasa
unisex Stacy Latin, English
unisex Tegan Irish, Celtic, English
unisex Zulema Hebrew, Arabic
boy Ace Anglo Saxon
girl Adele German
girl Aida French, English, Arabic
unisex Akira Japanese, Scottish
unisex Alta Latin
girl Amellia English
girl Amy Latin
girl Asha Sanskrit
boy Aubrey French
boy Baily French, English
girl Beatrix English
girl Bella Spanish, Italian
girl Belle French
boy Bennett English
unisex Branxton English
unisex Brice Celtic
boy Chase Old French
unisex Christmas English
girl Daphne Greek
unisex Devon English, Old English
girl Echo Greek
unisex Eddie English
girl Eliza Latin, Old French
girl Elle French
girl Elodie Greek
girl Esther Latin, Greek
unisex Fabienne French
boy Finlay Irish
boy Fraser Scottish
unisex Gene English, Scottish
unisex Hale English, Teutonic, Old English, Norwegian
girl Hayley English
unisex Idola Greek
unisex Ildiko Hungarian
unisex Jaime Spanish, Scottish
boy Jaspar French, Hebrew, English, Arabic, Persian
unisex Jayla English
unisex Jeanne French
unisex Jela Swahili
boy Jeremy Hebrew, English
girl Jessica Hebrew
girl Julia Latin
girl Juliet French
boy Kyler Irish, Dutch
girl Lacie Russian
girl Lorelei Teutonic
girl Lotti French
boy Lucius English
unisex Mac Irish
girl Maggie Greek
girl Maia Latin, Greek, Hindu
unisex Mallory French, German
girl Margot French
boy Maxwell Scottish
unisex Mikaia
unisex Pepper English
boy Peyton Scottish
girl Poppy English
boy Preston Old English
girl Rachel German, Hebrew
unisex Rae English, Scandinavian, Scottish
unisex Reagan Celtic
unisex Renee Latin, French
boy Richard Old English, Old German
boy Ronan Irish, Celtic
unisex Roy French, Old French
unisex Sakeri Hebrew, Native American
unisex Salah Hebrew
girl Scarlette English
boy Scott English, Scottish
boy Sean Hebrew, Irish, Celtic
unisex Shiloh Hebrew
unisex Sia Hebrew
unisex Sunny English
girl Sylvie English
unisex Tadi Native American, Omaha Indian
unisex Temple English
girl Tiana Russian
unisex Tiffney French, English
girl Tilly French
girl Abagael Celtic
girl Adalie French
unisex Aja Hindu
boy Albert German
unisex Amadis Latin
girl Amara Greek
unisex Ann French, German, Irish, English
girl Annabella English
boy Arlie English
boy Ben Hebrew, English