Tuesday, October 4, 2016

British vs. American, Part 2 (2015)

(part 1 here)
Oh, I am nervous. Here are the most popular American names that were not used at all in England & Wales last year.

Boys:
  1. Brantley
  2. Waylon
  3. Brooks
  4. Gunner
  5. Gage
  6. Collin
  7. Garrett
  8. Rhett
  9. Lane
  10. Remington
  11. Barrett
  12. Landen
  13. Beckham
  14. Major
  15. Kamden
  16. Legend
  17. Jaxton
  18. Kolton
  19. Gerardo
  20. Chandler

Girls:
  1. Kinsley
  2. Ximena
  3. Emery
  4. Londyn
  5. Raelynn
  6. Makenzie
  7. Kinley
  8. Daleyza
  9. Kylee
  10. Brynlee
  11. Brynn
  12. Jordan
  13. Journey
  14. Haley
  15. Raelyn
  16. Alondra
  17. Kaydence
  18. Blakely
  19. Allyson
  20. Kamryn
Yep, that's about what I was expecting. 

Here are the "most American" names that do appear on the full ONS list:

Boys:
  1. Jesus
  2. Paxton
  3. Angel
  4. Josue
  5. Iker
  6. Cesar
  7. Weston
  8. Easton
  9. Jayceon
  10. Landon
  11. Grady
  12. Emiliano
  13. Graham
  14. Esteban
  15. Trenton
  16. Sawyer
  17. Enrique
  18. Princeton
  19. Jamison
  20. Tucker

Girls:
  1. Allison
  2. Finley
  3. Jordyn
  4. Genesis
  5. Adalynn
  6. Makenna
  7. Lyric
  8. London
  9. Camila
  10. Ainsley
  11. Brinley
  12. Kylie
  13. Sawyer
  14. Malaysia
  15. Ryan
  16. Rylee
  17. Haylee
  18. Jaylah
  19. Presley
  20. Madilyn
Spanish names and surnames! Wow.

Still too weird, my British friends? Here are the most American names from the ONS Top 1000:

Boys:
  1. Colton
  2. Silas
  3. Nolan
  4. Greyson
  5. Wyatt
  6. Ian
  7. Giovanni
  8. Colin
  9. Kenneth
  10. Karter
  11. Emmett
  12. Brayden
  13. Ryder
  14. Jayce
  15. Jeremiah
  16. Jase
  17. Avery
  18. Braxton
  19. Wesley
  20. Julian

Girls:
  1. Avery
  2. Claire
  3. Addison
  4. Zoey
  5. Serenity
  6. Aubrey
  7. Vivian
  8. Kimberly
  9. Caroline
  10. Riley
  11. Melanie
  12. Ashley
  13. Brooklyn
  14. Bailey
  15. Jocelyn
  16. Andrea
  17. Morgan
  18. Paisley
  19. Brianna
  20. Trinity
Avery is on both lists again! Seems to be gaining quite a bit of popularity in the UK, too. Kind of interesting how we're both pretty into -y names for girls, but not always the same ones!

And just for fun again, here are the names that are used about evenly in both nations (by % of births in each, from the Top 1500ish):

Boys:
  1. Denzel
  2. Harper
  3. Perry
  4. Peter
  5. Myles
  6. Kylan
  7. Massimo
  8. Benjamin
  9. Tate
  10. Kenny
  11. Bradley
  12. Kareem
  13. Quinn
  14. Martin
  15. Kane
  16. Darius
  17. Amar
  18. Tyler
  19. Aarush
  20. Simeon

Girls:
  1. Nala
  2. Luella
  3. Lilah
  4. Ariya
  5. Mae
  6. Delia
  7. Stevie
  8. Siena
  9. Nadine
  10. Annabella
  11. Violet
  12. Anabelle
  13. Charlotte
  14. Noa
  15. Taya
  16. Arya
  17. Hannah
  18. Jennifer
  19. Melissa
  20. Thalia
Those are some pretty decent lists. Nice going, all. :)