Most popular baby names in Yorkshire
Using recently-released government statistics, these are the top ten most popular names chosen for baby girls born in Yorkshire and the Humber in 2018.
The most popular baby name in Yorkshire in 2018 was Muhammad, with 619 babies given the name last year. Second up was Oliver, a name that was given to baby boys 556 times last year in Yorkshire. George was another popular name across Yorkshire in 2018, with 519 babies given the name during 2018. Perhaps inspired by the lovable royal Windsor, Harry was the fourth most popular boy's name in the region last year. 412 babies across Yorkshire were given the name "Jack" in 2018, making it the fifth most popular in the region. The biblical name Noah was also popular, coming sixth in the top ten most popular boy's names in Yorkshire. An alternate spelling of Muhammad, Mohammed was the seventh most popular boy's name in 2018 across Yorkshire. 374 babies were named Charlie in Yorkshire in 2018, making it the eighth most popular boys name last year. Ninth on the list was Jacob, with 370 newborn boys given the name in Yorkshire in 2018. Just making the top ten is the name Leo, which was given to baby boys 342 times in Yorkshire last year.