In a survey conducted by the Daily Telegraph, William was crowned the most popular name among boys in 2013. Despite all of the attention he has received since his birth in July, George was voted the 2nd most popular name. The Prince of Wales must also feel reassured as the name Charles was voted the 3rd most popular. In 4th place was Henry, therefore making the most popular 4 names very royal.
Despite the Duchess of Cambridge’s ever increasing popularity, the names ‘Catherine’ or ‘Kate’ were not featured on the list at all.The most popular girls name was tied between Charlotte and Isabella.
It seems to become a trend that when a famous baby is born, his or her name sparks in popularity. For example, David Cameron had a baby girl in 2010 called Florence; in 2012 this was the most popular girls name.
The most popular boys names in 2013 1. William 2. George 3. Charles 4. Henry 5. Frederick 6. Edward 7. Harry 8= Alexander 8=Jack 8=Samuel 11=Arthur 11=Hugo 11=Oliver 14. James 15. Oscar 16. Felix 17. Thomas 18=Freddie 18=Leo 18=Rory 18=Theodore 18=Wilfred 23=Charlie 23=Hector 23=Maximilian 26=Alfred 26=Archie 26=Barnaby 26=Louis 26=Montgomery
The most popular girls names in 2013 1=Charlotte 1=Isabella 3. Poppy 4. Florence 5. Matilda 6. Beatrice 7. Alice 8. Imogen 9=Cecilia 9=Elizabeth 9=Emily 9=Olivia 13=Arabella 13=Eliza 13=Georgina 13=Isabelle 13=Isobel 13=Lily 13=Martha 13=Rose 13=Sophie 23=Allegra 23=Amelie 23=Annabel 23=Cecily 23=Elodie 23=Evie 23=Harriet 23=India 23=Isla 23=Mary
Photo credit: BBC News
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