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    Services › BDM › Most Popular Male and Female First Names

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    Below are links to the top 100 male and female first names for each year since 1999, based on births registered in New Zealand during each year.

    2016 Latest

    2015 figures

    Earlier media releases

    Historical Top 100 names at birth

    Today’s top 100 birth names bear little relation to those born in years past.