Luke (and its variants) was the most popular name given to baby boys in 2014 and 2013. The names Matthew, Jacob and Zachary including their variants, ranked as the second ,third and fourth most popular names respectively for the second consecutive year.

Michael and it’s variant was not in top 20 in 2013 but in 2014, it ranked fifth position.

Names which gained in popularity during the year under review include Liam, Benjamin, Joseph, Jack, Nathan, Thomas, Julian, and Samuel. John, Kaiden, Alexander, Andrew, Nicholas, Daniel, Aiden and Jaden decreased in popularity. Yannick and Leon placed in the top 20 list of names for the first time, while Mason, Gabriel and Keiran failed to re-appear.

Top 20 Girl Names Comparison between 2014 and 2013

Rank Top 20 Boys Names in 2014 Top 20 Boys Names in 2013
1 Luke / Luca / Lucas Luke / Luca / Lucas
2 Matthew / Matthias / Matteo Matthew / Matthias / Matteo
3 Jacob / Jake Jacob / Jake
4 Zachary / Zak / Zack Zachary / Zak / Zack
5 Michael / Miguel / Mikhail John / Jonathan / Juan / and Michael / Miguel
6 Liam / William and John / Jonathan / Juan / Gan Andrew / Andreas / Andre / Andy
7 Benjamin / Ben Kaiden / Kayden / Kai and Alexander / Alessandro
8 Kaiden / Kayden / Kai and Alexander / Alessandro Aiden / Ayden
9 Andrew / Andreas / Andre / Andy Liam / William
10 Joseph / Beppe / Giuseppe / Josef Nicholas / Nick / Nicolai
11 Jack / Jackson / Jacques Benjamin / Ben
12 Nathan / Nathaniel and Nicholas / Nick / Nicolai Daniel / Dan / Danil
13 Daniel / Dan / Danil and Isaac / Izaak Isaac / Izaak and Mason / Maison
14 Thomas / Tommas / Tommy Jack / Jackson / Jacques
15 Aiden / Ayden and Yannick / Yan Jaden / Jayden / Jadon and Thomas / Tommas
16 Julian / Julien / Guiliano, Noah, James / Jamie Nathan / Nathaniel
17 Samuel / Sam Julian / Julien / Guiliano
18 Adam Gabriel / Gabrijel / Gabryl and Adam
19 Leon / Leonardo / Lionel Joseph / Beppe / Giuseppe / Josef and Noah
20 Jaden / Jayden / Jadon James / Jamie /, Samuel / Sam, Keiran / Kyran

Source: NSO- Matla

 

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