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Most popular name for baby boys born in 2019

The most popular names for baby boys born at our maternity hospitals across Australia has been revealed.

St John of God Health Care maternity care popular names

6 January 2020 

The most popular baby name for boys born at our hospitals last year was Jack.

Last year, Jack and Oliver switched spots to take out first and second most popular names respectively

Evergreen names James and Henry maintained their spots within the list, alongside Thomas and Charlie in the top 10.

New names on this year’s list include Noah, Harry and Oscar.

Position Name 2018 position
 1  Jack   ↑ 2
 2  Oliver  ↓ 1
 3  James  - 3
 4  Thomas  ↑ 7
 5  Henry  - 5
 6  Noah  New
 7  Charlie  ↑ 8
 8  William  ↓ 4
 9  Harry  New
10  Oscar  New

Each year, we welcome thousands of babies into the world. Our baby name list provides a snapshot of the most popular names for boys born for the last year across WA, NSW and Victoria.

When you choose St John of God Health Care for your private maternity care, you get access to some of the leading obstetricians in their region, and care from our compassionate and experience midwives during pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.

You can find out more about our maternity services or browse our obstetricians.