The Rising Names
New Entrants to the Top 10
There was only one new entrant to the Top 10 for the girls this year, with Poppy racing up 6 places to #7, replacing the once-darling of the flower world: Lily, who falls to #12.
As for the boys, Oscar races into the Top 10 to sit at #7, whilst George sneaks back in at #10. They replace Alfie and Riley.
New Entrants to the Top 100
On the boys side there was the most amount of movement into and out of the Top 100. In all, 6 names are new on the boys side:
- Teddy (now #86, up from #141, that’s a massive leap of 55 places)
- Ibrahim (now #89, up from #107)
- Ronnie (now #90, up from #105)
- Felix (now #91, up from #114)
- Austin (now #94, up from 108)
- Albert (now #99, up from #109, which has made me very happy)
As for the girls, there were only 3 new entrants:
- Victoria (now #88, up from #106)
- Darcy (now #93, up from #107)
- Beatrice (now #95, up from #114)
Big Jumps in the Top 100
With Teddy doing so well this year, it may not surprise you to hear that Theodore also made big leaps within the Top 100 after his first entrance last year at #97, jumping up about 20 places to #78. Other big rises for the boys are: Hugo; Reuben; Elijah; Oscar; and Blake, who all rose at least 10 places.
As for the girls, the highest rising name within the Top 100 was Elsie (for the second year rising) who rose about 20 places, also, to break the 50 mark at #47. Elsie first joined the Top 100 in 2011. Nature names fared well in the Top 100, with Willow (15 places), Violet, and Ivy (both 22 places, respectively) also being high risers.
The Falling Names
Exiters of the Top 100
And the names they’ve replaced are:
- Rhys (#101)
- Ellis (#103)
- Kayden (#104)
- Bailey (#113)
- Taylor (#118)
- Kyle (#120)
For the girls, this year Sara and Lydia shared the Top 100 spot, thus only two names fell out:
- Caitlin (#114)
- Keira (#110)
Big Falls in the Top 100
It may not surprise the British public to hear Cameron was one of the biggest fallers in 2013, falling 16 places to #93; at this rate, he may drop out altogether for the 2014 list. Other names falling far within the Top 100 are Callum, Liam, Tyler and Riley, all falling at least 10 places each.
For the girls, the big fallers were: Hollie (down 21 places to #75); Paige (down 18 places to #98); Madison (down 17 places to #92); and Amy (down 14 places to #76).