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Island's favourite baby names for 2007

OLD favourites topped the list of names given to babies born in the Island last year.

The General Registry revealed that Jack was the first choice for boys for the third year running, ahead of Thomas and Charles (including Charlie).

Sophie (including Sofie/a), which regularly features in the top 10, was the most popular girls' name, beating Jessica and Lily (including Lillie).

Charles, Matthew, Amy and Abigail returned to the charts after a couple of years absence.

There were 918 births in the Island in 2007, down 13 on 2006, and 789 deaths compared with 765 last year.

TOP 10 BOYS' NAMES

Jack

Thomas

Charles (Charlie)

Daniel

Matthew

Benjamin (Ben, Benedict)

Harry (Harold)

Alex (Alexander)

William

Joseph

Oliver

Ryan

TOP 10 GIRLS' NAMES

Sophie (Sofie/a)

Jessica

Lily (Liilie)

Emily

Katie (Kate)

Ruby

Ellie (Ellen)

Grace

Hannah (Hanna)

Abigail

Amy

Chloe

 
 
 

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