GIRLS NAME TRENDS
Aria (+27), Penelope (+20 at least), Eloise and Lillian (+18), Evelyn (+16), Samantha (+15), Ayla (+14 at least), Olive (+13), Harriet (+12 at least), Daisy (+11 at least)
Amy (-33 at least), Tahlia (-24 at least), Kayla (-21), Charli/Charlie/Charlee and Molly (-19), Jade and Mikayla (-15), Caitlin and Leah (-14), Gabriella (-13 at least)
New: Ariana, Ayla, Daisy, Elsie, Harriet, Indie, Indigo, Nevaeh, Penelope, Peyton, Pippa
Gone: Amy, Angelina, Ebony, Elise, Gabriella, Josephine, Kayla, Lacey, Lauren, Mariam, Tahlia
Comments: Sophia/Sofia rises 4 spots to join the Top 10. Nevaeh manages to join the national Top 100, even though it only charts in Queensland.
BOYS NAME TRENDS
Louis (+27 at least), Nathaniel (+22 at least), Ryder (+21), Hudson (+18), Lincoln (+17), Felix (+15 at least), Leo (+15), George (+11), Jett (+10 at least)
Declan (-17 at least), Aidan/Aiden and Hamish (-17), Dylan and Hayden (-16), Kai (-13), Adam and Anthony (-12), Cameron (-11 at least), Zac (-10 at least)
New: Aaron, Felix, Jett, Lewis, Louis, Nathaniel, Parker, Seth
Gone: Andrew, Callum, Cameron, Christopher, Declan, Gabriel, Muhammad, Zac
Comments: Muhammad leaves the Top 100, even though it was one of the biggest risers in New South Wales. Royal baby names George, Alexander and Louis all rose in popularity, with Louis and George amongst the high risers for 2013.
NOTES: The national Top 100 combines variant spellings when computing popularity. This does change the results, and sometimes it’s not clear why certain names are combined and others not: for example, why Milla and Mila are counted as one name, when they are pronounced differently, while Louis and Lewis are counted separately, when they are often pronounced identically. Overall, the number of babies receiving a Top 100 name dropped from 40.6% to 39.6%, and more boys than girls received a popular name.