Traditional baby names top list down south

More than 75,000 babies were born in Victoria last year with William and Charlotte proving the most popular names.

As well as Charlotte, popular girls names included Ava, Olivia, Mia, Emily, Sophie and Isabella.

For boys, Jack, Oliver, Ethan, Thomas, James and Noah we in the list alongside William.

In 2012, Jack and Olivia topped both lists.

The Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages reported 47 girls names and 67 boys names were registered 100 times or more.

The arrival of Prince George in July may have inspired some of the 95 Victorian families to choose this name following the royal birth.

Some celebrity names failed to set a trend, with no parents naming their daughters North after Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s baby girl.

In Victoria, there were 6932 unique girls names and 5965 unique boys names registered in 2013.

The full list can be found on www.bdm.vic.gov.au

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