Your first born or third born? One thing is true it's never easy coming up with you Little Poppets new name... transiting from the name you have labelled your little one during the last 30+ weeks (i.e. Gumnut, Little Bean or even Marshmallow) is a challenge in itself trying to get a new name to stick. 

Not to worry, we have completed the only list you need to reference to find that perfect name as your newborn enters the world. Below we have detailed the top 10 most popular baby girl and boy names to suit your growing family. 

Oh and congratulations on your soon to arrive Little Poppet. 

Top 10 Popular Australian Girl Names
Top 10 Popular Australian Boy Names

    TOP-10-MOST-POPULAR-GIRL-NAMES

    1. CHARLOTTE

    The feminine form of "Charles," it means "petite" and "feminine." It has been a common name for royalty. Well-known Charlottes: novelist Charlotte Brontë; Wilbur's spider friend in Charlotte's Web; character in Sex and the City

    ORIGIN
    French

    2. AMELIA

    The root of this name is Amal, which means "work." In this case, when translated, "work" refers to industriousness and fertility rather than labour.

    ORIGIN
    Latin

    3. OLIVIA

    Olivia is originally derived from word oliva meaning olive or olive tree, and is a feminine form of Oliver. It has been in use in England since the 13th century. Despite being more popular than ever, it was first popularized by William Shakespeare's character in the Twelfth Night..

    ORIGIN
    Latin

    4. ISLA

    The name Isla is of Scottish and Spanish origin and means "island." It is the name of a Scottish river and and island, which is spelled Islay. It is a variant of Islay.

    ORIGIN
    Scottish

    5. MIA

    Mia originates of Hebrew and The Bible by way of Latin as a diminutive of Maria, itself derived from the Hebrew name Myriam, meaning "star of the sea". 

    ORIGIN
    Scandinavian

    6. AVA

    A variation of Eve. May be from the Latin "avis," meaning "bird." It could also be a short form of the name Chava ("life" or "living one"), the Hebrew form of Eve. 

    ORIGIN
    German

    7. GRACE

    Grace is derived from the the Latin word gratia. It is often given in reference to the Christian concept of divine grace and used as a virtue name.

    ORIGIN
    English

    8. CHLOE

    Chloe, often spelled Chloë or Chloé, means "blooming" or "fertility" in Greek. Its literal translation refers to young shoots of foliage that appear in the spring

    ORIGIN
    Greek

    9. WILLOW

    The name Willow is primarily a gender-neutral name meaning tree. In mythology, the willow tree symbolizes nature, fertility, and life.

    ORIGIN
    English

    10. MATILDA

    Derived from the Old High German Mahthilda (powerful in battle), a compound name composed of the elements maht (might, power) and hiltia (battle)..

    ORIGIN
    French

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    1. OLIVER

    From the French name Olivier, derived from the Late Latin word olivarius (olive tree). 

    ORIGIN
    Latin

    2. NOAH

    The name Noah has been derived from the biblical figure by the same name, and comes from the Babylonian word "nukhu" meaning repose or rest. It can also be derived from the Hebrew word "nahum" meaning to comfort. It is a popular Old Testament name and is widely associated with Noah's Ark.

    ORIGIN
    Hebrew

    3. WILLIAM

    The name William is one of the most popular boys names of all time and is of Germanic origin. The name was first introduced to England by William the Conqueror. It is a compound of two words, "wil" meaning "will or desire" and "helm" meaning "helmet, protection".

    ORIGIN
    English

    4. JACK

    A nickname for John and James that has become a name in its own right. It has long been used as a way to refer to any man, especially from the working classes, as in the expression, "a jack of all trades".

    ORIGIN
    English

    5. LEO

    Leo is Latin for "lion," and it was the name of many early Christian saints and several popes. In German, it's a short form of Leon or Leopold, meaning "brave people."

    ORIGIN
    Latin

    6. HENRY

    From the Old German name Haimirich, which is from the Germanic heim, meaning "home" and ric, meaning "power, ruler".

    ORIGIN
    German

    7. CHARLIE

    A pet form of Charles, which comes from the Old English word ceorl and the German Karl, both meaning "free man".

    ORIGIN
    English

    8. THOMAS

    Thomas is of Aramaic origin and means "twin." It derives from the Aramaic name Ta'oma' and is said to have been first used by Jesus to help him decipher by many of the Judases.

    ORIGIN
    Hebrew

    9. LUCAS

    A form of Luke or Lucius, meaning "light-giving" or "illumination".

    ORIGIN
    Latin

    10. ELIJAH

    Hebrew for "Yahweh is God." It's the name of an Israelite prophet in the First and Second Books of Kings in the Bible.

    ORIGIN
    Hebrew

    This article was inspired by the Baby Names Australia Report 2021 by Ashley Fell and Mark McCrindle is used by permission McCrindle Research’.  

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