Baby Names

Most Popular Baby Names 2013
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In December each year NISRA normally publish provisional data for the top 20 boys' and girls' names registered so far that year.
This year Demography and Methodology Branch are reviewing the Publication Schedule for Vital Statistics Outputs, so this Baby Names release is delayed until early 2015. As part of this review, Demography and Methodology Branch will be holding a User Engagement Event on the 18th December 2014. If you would like to attend please contact the Vital Statistics Team at

Announcement of a Publication Schedule Review and User Engagement Event can be downloaded here

The Pre-Release Access List can be downloaded here
The Press Release can be downloaded here
The Baby Names Infographic is available on the NINIS website

Most Recent Baby Names Publications (PDF)


First Names Bulletin, 2013 (August 2014)

Additional Tables for First Names Bulletin, 2013 (Excel)

Top 100 First Names, 2013 (PDF)

Full Baby Names List, 1997 to 2013 (Excel)

Copies of historical baby names publications can be found here.

Interactive content: Popular Baby Names, 2004-2013

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