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Release: Baby Names, England and Wales, 1998

Released: 28 July 2011

Contact

Elizabeth McLaren

Vital Statistics Outputs Branch

vsob@ons.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)1329 444110

Categories: Population, Births and Fertility, Live Births and Stillbirths, Live Births, Birth Registrations

Frequency of release: Annually

Language: English

Geographical coverage: England and Wales

Geographical breakdown: Region

In this release

Presents statistics on the most popular names for baby boys and girls in England and Wales.

For information on data quality, legislation and procedures relating to baby name statistics, please see  Baby Names Summary Quality Report (182.1 Kb Pdf) and Births Metadata (439.7 Kb Pdf) .

There is also a baby names comparison tool which allows you to analyse changing trends in boys and girls names in England and Wales.

For data for other UK countries please see the latest baby name statistics for Northern Ireland and the latest baby name statistics for Scotland.

We welcome feedback on the content, format and relevance of this release.

Content from the Office for National Statistics.
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