Most popular Queensland names for 2023 revealed

The most popular Queensland names for 2023 have been revealed, with Oliver and Isla topping the list.

Data from Queensland’s Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages has been providing insight into naming trends since records began in 1856.

Isla was the most frequent name for 285 newborn girls in 2023, while Oliver retained first place for names for boys (451) – for the 11th year in a row.

The combination of Oliver and Isla holding the top spots previously occurred in 2021, highlighting the ongoing popularity of both names with parents in the Sunshine State.

Queensland registered 58,959 births in 2023 – the third highest of Australian states and territories, and almost 3800 fewer than the previous year (62,740).

Top 10 baby names in Queensland in 2023:

Girls 

Name       Number
Isla                       285
Charlotte            279
Amelia                 271
Harper                 235
Olivia                   232
Matilda               207
Ivy                        205
Mia                      203
Willow                199
Ava                      196

Boys

Names       Number
Oliver                  451
Noah                   385
Henry              341
Theodore           328
Hudson               322
William               269
Leo                      262
Luca                     259
Charlie                246
Jack                     244

Further information on how to apply for a birth certificate, register a birth or correct a birth certificate can be found at: www.qld.gov.au/RBDMcertificates.

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