The top Australian baby names for 2016 have been revealed by government data with a royal girl name topping the list and a popular boys name taking out top spot for the second year in the row.

Top 10 Australian Girls names:

  1. Charlotte
  2. Olivia
  3. Amelia
  4. Ava
  5. Mia
  6. Sophia
  7. Chloe
  8. Emily
  9. Sophie
  10. Grace

Top 10 Australian Boys names:

  1. Oliver
  2. William
  3. Jack
  4. Noah
  5. Thomas
  6. James
  7. Jackson
  8. Ethan
  9. Lucas
  10. Lachlan

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  • Some sweet names there but my child’s name didn’t make the list.


  • My children’s names won’t make the list for another 50 years.


  • The name we’ve chosen isnt even a name according to most of the internet. At least not the english part


  • Love the classic names, my son’s name (Noah) is on the list.


  • Noticing we’re reverting back to the old school names. It’s funny how the cycle rolls.


  • Nice names. No, my daughter didn’t make it into the list. I think she never will! :-)


  • It seems popular names re-appear in cycles over the years. It will be interesting to see what the favourite names are for this year when they are announced next year.


  • Love the list of names for 2017!


  • No, my children’s names – Ketura, Enosh, Khloe and Sienna – didn’t make the list. Although Khloe comes close by Chloe.


  • no mine are not on the list either, nor is my name!


  • My child’s name didn’t make the list, but mine did.


  • No – not on the list – names are special for each child.

    • Many traditional names seem to be the flavour of the year.


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