The most popular girl names in Australia have been released, and Charlotte topped the chart.
It’s probably not a coincidence that a certain rosy-cheeked Princess Charlotte turned one in May of this year. The gorgeous name bumped Olivia, the most popular name for three years running, from top spot.
Hayley saw the biggest drop of any name, falling to 94th place. Penelope (which also happens to be the name of Kourtney Kardashian’s daughter) rose 17 places since last year.
Here are the top 20 girls’ names of 2016.
Popsugar notes that Amelia, Chloe and Sophia all rose in popularity this year.
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Trends in girls’ names have changed drastically over the last 50 years, with Lisa, Kimberly and Mary making up the top three.
Other popular names in 1966, like Deborah, Linda and Cynthia are now extremely rare to come by.
Baby names that are virtually extinct.