The CSO has released it’s yearly statistics on baby names in Ireland. Have a look below to see the top names, the top climbers and some new additions to the top 100 list.

Top 10 Boys’ names 2017

  1. Jack
  2. James
  3. Daniel
  4. Conor
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  6. Noah
  7. Luke
  8. Harry
  9. Adam
  10. Michael

 

Top 10 Girls’ names 2017

  1. Emily
  2. Emma
  3. Amelia
  4. Grace
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  6. Lucy
  7. Hannah
  8. Mia
  9. Ava
  10. Chloe

 

Top climbers in 2017

  • Aoibhin climbed 82 places
  • Theo climbed 33 places

 

First appearance in the top 100

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  • Theo
  • Jackson
  • Aoibhin
  • Nina
  • Pippa
  • Esma

 

Other interesting stats

  • There was more variety in girls’ names than in boys’ names with 4,493 girls’ names being registered versus 3,472 boys.
  • Jack has held the number 1 position for boys since 2007 with the exception of 2016 when it was in second place.
  • The top names in Dublin city were Mia and Noah, in Cork city were Mia and Jack and in Galway Emily and Adam ranked top.

Souce: CSO – Find out more here