Most popular girl's names in Yorkshire
Using recently-released government statistics, these are the top ten most popular names chosen for baby girls born in Yorkshire in 2018.
Perhaps inspired by English actress Olivia Colman's stratospheric launch into Hollywood, the most popular girl's name in Yorkshire in 2018 was Olivia. The given name of the world's most famous female pilot, Amelia ranked as the second most popular baby name in the region last year. In spite of being Scottish in origin, Isla was the fourth most popular girl's name in 2018 for Yorkshire Once an old-fashioned name, Ava is back in vogue in Yorkshire this year as the fourth most popular girl's name. 267 girls born in Yorkshire in 2018 were named Emily, making it the fifth most popular girl's name in the region. Number six on the list is Poppy, with 234 babies in the region given this name last year. Perhaps inspired by Beyonce's child, named Blue Ivy, Ivy was the seventh most popular girl's name in Yorkshire in 2018. Charlotte came in as the eighth most popular girl's name in the region last year. Evie was the ninth most popular name in the region, with 213 girls given the name last year. Ella just made it into the top ten of popular baby names in Yorkshire last year, with 212 babies given the name.