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Most Popular Australian Baby Names

Thursday, February 15th, 2007

As of 2005, the most popular baby name in Australia for boys was Jack. Jack has also proven to be a popular name for boys internationally, as it is listed as the most popular name in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland for 2006. Jack was also listed in the top 5 most popular baby names in several other countries for 2006. For Australian girls, the most popular Australian baby name was Olivia. Interestingly, Olivia is also the most popular name for girls in England and Wales.

Australia, like many other countries around the world also experiences a high influx of immigrants that could potentially influence the names of Australian babies. Northern Africa and the Middle East combined are second to Europe in immigration to Australia.

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