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
girl Eugenie Greek
unisex Fairly English
unisex Flan Celtic/Gaelic
girl Fleur French
girl Frances Teutonic
boy Franklin English
girl Georgina Greek
girl Gigi French
boy Gilbert French, German, English
unisex Gillian Latin, Irish
unisex Giona Italian
girl Gormghlaith Irish
girl Gwen Celtic
girl Hallie Greek, English
girl Hana Hebrew, Japanese
unisex Hanna Hebrew, Arabic
boy Harlan Old English
girl Harmony Latin, English
girl Hermione Greek
unisex Holland American
unisex Ianthe Greek
unisex Ines Spanish, Dutch
unisex Inga Swedish
unisex Irma Latin, German
unisex Ishana Hebrew, Hindu
unisex Ivana Hebrew, Russian
girl Jada Hebrew, English
unisex Jalen American
unisex Jamison Hebrew, English, Scottish
boy Jarvis English
boy Jay Greek, Hebrew
unisex Jean French, Scottish
boy Jed Hebrew, Arabic
boy Jethro Hebrew
boy Jonathan Hebrew
boy Jordi Hebrew
boy Jordon French
girl Josephine Hebrew
boy Josiah Hebrew
girl Josie Hebrew
boy Jude Hebrew
girl Juliette French
girl Kaia Greek
unisex Kane Gaelic, Celtic, Welsh, Japanese, Hawaiian
girl Kathleen Irish
unisex Kay Greek, German, Welsh
girl Kiera Irish
boy Koby German
girl Leda Latin
girl Leila Hebrew, Arabic
girl Leilani Polynesian
girl Lena Latin, Greek, Norwegian
boy Leonardo Spanish
unisex Lesley Celtic
girl Lila Arabic
unisex Lise German, Native American
girl Loretta Anglo Saxon
girl Louisa Teutonic
boy Macy Old English, Old French
unisex Magan Teutonic, Anglo Saxon
girl Maleah Hawaiian
girl Mali Arabic, Hawaiian
boy Marcus Latin
boy Marshall French, English
boy Mateo Spanish
boy Maverick English
girl Megan Greek
boy Miles English
girl Mollie Irish
unisex Montague French
girl Mya Hebrew, Burmese
girl Naomi Hebrew, Japanese
boy Nathanael Hebrew
boy Ned English
unisex Nevada Latin, Spanish
girl Nina Spanish, Native American
girl Norah Hebrew
girl Odetta Greek, French, Anglo Saxon
girl Ophelia Greek, French
unisex Page French, Old English
unisex Pascale French
boy Paxton English
girl Penny Greek
girl Petra Latin, Spanish
boy Philip French
boy Presley English
boy Quentin English
unisex Reaghan Celtic
girl Rebecca Hebrew
unisex Rennie Latin, French
unisex Reve French, Hebrew
girl Rhea Latin, Greek, Anglo Saxon
boy Ritchie Spanish
unisex Rod German, Teutonic
unisex Roddy German, English, Teutonic
unisex Romeo Latin, Spanish, French, Italian
unisex Ron Hebrew, English, Old Norse
unisex Ronald Teutonic
unisex Roni Hebrew
girl Rubie French