These are the top 10 most popular baby names for girls born in the North East

Like everything else, baby names come in and out of fashion as time goes by.

Thursday, 5th September 2019, 7:00 am
Updated Thursday, 5th September 2019, 7:00 am
Popular baby names for girls in the North East

Using recently-released government statistics, these are the top ten most popular names chosen for baby girls born in the North East in 2018.

Perhaps inspired by Olivia Coleman's launch into the world of Hollywood, Olivia was the most popular baby name in the North East last year.
The given name of the world's most famous female pilot, Amelia ranked as the second most popular baby name in the region last year.

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Once an old fashioned name, Ava is making a comeback in the North East, with 175 babies given the name in 2018.
In spite of being Scottish in origin, Isla was the fourth most popular girl's name in 2018 for the North East.
The ever-popular Emily was the fifth most popular baby name for North East newborns last year.
Grace also proved popular for parents in the North East, with 142 babies given the name last year.
Charlotte came in as the 7th most popular girl's name in the region last year.
At 8th place was Ella, with 130 girls in the North East given the name in 2018.
Jessica is another name that's remained popular in recent years, and the North East is no exception. In 2018, 127 babies were given the name.
Just making it into the top ten for North East girl's baby names, 117 newborns were given the name in 2018.