Births - Most popular baby names 1954–2017

Department of Internal Affairs

Data provided by

Department of Internal Affairs

Dataset name

Most Popular Male and Female First Names 2017

Webpage:

https://smartstart.services.govt.nz/news/baby-names/

How to find the data

Under the 'New Zealand top baby names' heading, select Top 100 girls’ and boys’ names since 1954 (xlsx 303kb)

Import & extraction details

File as imported: Most Popular Male and Female First Names 2017

From the dataset Most Popular Male and Female First Names 2017, this data was extracted:

  • Sheet: Data
  • Range: E5:E12804
  • Provided: 12,800 data points

Dataset originally released on:

January 2018

About this dataset

This dataset represents the top 100 male and female first names based on births registered in New Zealand during each year.
Figure.NZ reorganised the data structure to allow for better data visualisation.