Irish Babies' Names

Department/Agency

Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Key information

The top 100 boys' and girls' first names registered at birth classified by order of popularity, and by the number registered; the most popular names registered in each regional authority; the top five names with most growth in popularity.


A Methods and Quality Report is available for this statistic.

Source

General Register Office birth registration forms.

Scope

All first names recorded on birth returns for registration.

Frequency

Annual

Reference period

Year of registration of the birth

Start date

1998

Timeliness

Seven months after the end of the reference period.

Classifications

  • Region (NUTS3)
    Border; Dublin; Mid-East; Midland; Mid-West; South-East; South-West; West.

Theme

People and Society - Births, Deaths and Marriages

Page Created

2008-12-02

Page Modified

2017-04-25

Keywords

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