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 Reece English, Old Welsh
unisex Rene French
unisex Renny French, Irish, Gaelic
boy Rhys Welsh
unisex Ricard French, German, English
boy Riordan Irish, Gaelic
unisex Royal French
boy Ruben Hebrew
girl Rylee Gaelic
unisex Ryley Gaelic, English
unisex Sam Hebrew
unisex Sein Spanish
unisex Seven
unisex Shane Hebrew, Irish
unisex Shay Irish, Celtic
boy Silas Latin
unisex Simcha Hebrew
boy Stephen Greek, English
unisex Storm English
unisex Tansy Greek, Native American, Hopi Indian
boy Tarquin Roman
unisex Tory Celtic, Scottish
unisex Tyne English, Old English
boy Tyson French, English
girl Valentina Latin, Spanish
girl Vera Latin, Slavic
girl Victoria Latin, English
unisex Win English
boy Xander
girl Zanthe Greek
unisex Zephyr
unisex Aayan Arabic, Hindi
girl Abby Hebrew
unisex Abie Hebrew
girl Adalene French
girl Addie French
unisex Akia African
girl Alessandra Italian
girl Amariah Hebrew
girl Amity Latin
girl Anastasia Spanish, Greek
girl Anne Hebrew
girl Annie English
unisex Areli Hebrew
unisex Argyro Greek
girl Arianna Italian
girl Arielle Hebrew
unisex Ashlee English
girl Astrid Scandinavian
girl Bailee English
boy Banjo English
unisex Baxter English, Old English
unisex Bebe French, English
unisex Bern French
unisex Blackthorne English
boy Blaise Latin, Old English
boy Brad English
unisex Breckin Celtic/Gaelic
unisex Brede Polish
unisex Breindel Hebrew
girl Brianna Gaelic
girl Bridget Celtic
unisex Bron African
boy Bronson Old English
unisex Caden American
girl Cailee Celtic, Welsh
girl Caitlin Celtic, Welsh
boy Calian Native American
boy Calin Scottish
girl Callista Greek
unisex Calvin Latin
unisex Camden Scottish
boy Campbell French, Scottish
unisex Camryn Old English
unisex Caolan Celtic/Gaelic
unisex Capricorn Latin
unisex Carey Latin, Italian, Irish, Celtic, Vietnamese
unisex Cary Celtic, English
unisex Channon Celtic/Gaelic
girl Christina Greek
girl Clare Latin, Greek
unisex Conary Celtic/Gaelic
unisex Cong Chinese
boy Corbett Latin
unisex Cristy English
unisex Cyd Greek
boy Damon Greek, English
girl Dana Celtic, English, Swedish
girl Danielle French, Hebrew
boy Dante Italian
unisex Darcey Irish, Gaelic
girl Darcie Gaelic
boy Dexter Latin
unisex Dru American
unisex Edsel German, English, Old English
girl Ela Polish
girl Elsy Hebrew, Gaelic
girl Emmeline French
boy Emmet German
boy Ethan Hebrew