So what are the top 20 boys and girls names?

Duke of Cambridge with his son Prince George. The name of George was the seventh most popular in England and Wales last year. (Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire)
Duke of Cambridge with his son Prince George. The name of George was the seventh most popular in England and Wales last year. (Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire)
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Here are the top 20 boys and girls names in England and Wales during 2014

Top 20 boys’ names in England and Wales 2014

Emily Blunt is pictured. The name Emily is the fourth most popular in the list of girls names for 2014. (Picture: Ian West/PA Wire)

Emily Blunt is pictured. The name Emily is the fourth most popular in the list of girls names for 2014. (Picture: Ian West/PA Wire)

1. Oliver 6,649

2. Jack 5,804

3. Harry 5,379

4. Jacob 5,050

5. Charlie 4,642

6. Thomas 4,405

7. George 4,320

8. Oscar 4,269

9. James 4,167

10. William 4,134

11. Noah 4,085

12. Alfie 3,868

13. Joshua 3,812

14. Muhammad 3,588

15. Henry 3,572

16. Leo 3,414

17. Archie 3,099

18. Ethan 3,061

19. Joseph 3,041

20. Freddie 3,023

It’s out with the new and in with the old as baby names hark back to the Middle Ages

Top 20 girls’ names in England and Wales 2014

1. Amelia 5,327

2. Olivia 4,724

3. Isla 4,012

4. Emily 3,991

5. Poppy 3,273

6. Ava 3,171

7. Isabella 3,022

8. Jessica 2,995

9. Lily 2,965

10. Sophie 2,905

11. Grace 2,785

12. Sophia 2,752

13. Mia 2,727

14. Evie 2,664

15. Ruby 2,595

16. Ella 2,465

17. Scarlett 2,359

18. Isabelle 2,241

19. Chloe 2,215

20. Sienna 2,174