Scotland’s top baby names in 2018 have been revealed — and Olivia and Jack continue to rule the roost.
Olivia was the most popular girls’ name for the third year running, while Jack remained the most popular choice for boys for the 11th year.
The National Records of Scotland (NRS) also revealed Emily remained the second most popular name for girls. Grace (up five places at eighth) was the only entrant to the girls’ Top Ten; Charlotte (down two places to eleventh) dropped out of it. There were two entrants to the girls’ Top Twenty: Eilidh (up two places to nineteenth) and Mia (up three places to twentieth).
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The joint second most popular names for boys were Oliver (second in 2017) and James (up from third). Rory (which rose eight places to ninth) was the only entrant to the boys’ Top Ten, while Harry (down two places to twelfth) dropped out of it. There were two entrants to the boys’ Top Twenty: Max (up five places to nineteenth) and Finn (up five places to twentieth).