Some of the top Welsh girls names in 2016 have remained the same from previous years, but some of the names climbed up rather quickly this year. Aria and Willow both gained popularity and climbed up to 39th and 23rd places in the top 100 baby girl names, respectively. Another name that climbed up quickly was Aurora. A few of the names that just made it into the top 100 baby girl names this year are Maddison, Luna, and Penelope. A few other names that gained popularity in 2016 are Marnie and Autumn.
There are a few girls names that are more popular in Wales than England, and they include Seren, which took the 16th spot in 2016, Ffion 25th position and Alys, which took the 44th spot. The most popular girls name in Wales in 2016 was Olivia. Amelia was in the top spot in the year 2015, and it wasn’t far behind in 2016, still making it to being one of the most popular Welsh girls names in that year, as well.
There were some nature names like Autumn and Willow that have made it to being some of the most popular names in 2016, and some classic ones like Alys, too.
The 10 Most Popular Girls Names in Wales
Unfortunately none of the top 10 girls names originated from Wales in 2016.
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