Top 100 Boys Names 2015

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The top 100 baby boys names from 2015. We are delighted to bring you a collection of the Top 100 Boys Names 2015 UK. This collection of names, origin and meanings comes straight from the national archives and represents the number of baby boys born and registered within England and Wales during 2015. We will keep these blogs available so that you can compare the naming trends and so the curious amongst us can look back at where our name ranked over the years. And for the younger audience where it ranked during the year of your birth.

RankNameOriginMeaningBirths
1OLIVERLatinOlive tree.6649
2JACKAmericanA form of Jacob or John. Actors Jack Oakie and Jack Nicholson, golf champion Jack Nicklaus, and jazz musician Jack Teagarten share this name.5804
3HARRYEnglishA familiar form of Harold,Henry.See also Arrigo,Hale,Parry.5379
4JACOBHebrew"The supplanter".5050
5CHARLIEEnglishA familiar form of Charles.4642
6THOMASGreekTwin. Bible: one of the Twelve Apostles.4405
7GEORGEGreekFarmer.4320
8OSCARScandinavianDivine spearman.4269
9JAMESHebrewSupplanter, substitute. Bible: James the Great and James the Less were two of the Twelve Apostles.4167
10WILLIAMEnglishA form of Wilhelm.4134
11NOAHHebrewPeaceful, restful. Bible: the patriarch who built the ark to survive the Flood.4085
12ALFIEEnglishA familiar form of Alfred.3868
13JOSHUAHebrewGod is my salvation. Bible: led the Israelites into the Promised Land.3812
14MUHAMMADArabicPraised. History: the founder of the Islamic religion.3588
15HENRYGreekRuler of the household.3572
16LEOLatinLion.3414
17ARCHIEEnglishA familiar form of Archer.3099
18ETHANHebrewStrong; firm.3061
19JOSEPHHebrewGod will add, God will increase. Bible: in the Old Testament, the son of Jacob who came to rule Egypt; in the New Testament, the husband of Mary.3041
20FREDDIEGermanA familiar form of Frederick.3023
21SAMUELHebrewHeard God; asked of God. Bible: a famous Old Testament prophet and judge.3021
22ALEXANDERGreekDefender of mankind. history: Alexander the Great was the conqueror of the civilized world.2978
23LOGANIrish"Valley".2813
24DANIELHebrew"God is my judge" A prophet during the Babylonian Exile.2775
25ISAACHebrewHe will laugh. Bible: the son of Abraham and Sarah.2636
26MAXLatinA short form of Maximilian, Maxwell.2602
27MOHAMMEDArabicA form of Muhammad.2536
28BENJAMINHebrewSon of me right hand.2490
29MASONFrenchStone worker.2470
30LUCASGermanA form of Lucius.2445
31EDWARDEnglish"Prosperous guardian" Noteworthy Edwards include senator Edward Moore Kennedy of Massachusetts and playwright Edward Albee, and actor Edward G. Robinson.2417
32HARRISONEnglishLiterally meaning "son of Harry" Actor Harrison Ford.2214
33JAKEHebrewA short form of Jacob.2207
34DYLANWelsh"The sea" Among famous people with this name include the poet Dylan Thomas.2188
35RILEYIrishValiant.2177
36FINLEYCeltic/GaelicFair Haired One.2115
37THEOEnglishA short form of Theodore.2008
38SEBASTIANGreekVenerable.1965
39ADAMHebrew"Earth" According to the Bible, the first man. "Son of Adam" means "person".1790
40ZACHARYHebrewA familiar form of Zachariah.1670
41ARTHURIrishOf English origin, it means "noble" or "bear" Famous Arthurs include King Arthur of the legendary Round Table, Sir Arthur Sullivan, composer of Gilbert and Sullivan operettas, playwright Arthur Miller, and Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle.1649
42TOBYHebrewA familiar form of Tobias.1352
43JAYDENHebrewA form of Jadon.1334
44LUKELatinA form of Lucius. Bible: companion os Saint Paul and author of the third Gospel ot the New Testament.1322
45HARLEYEnglishSpacious Meadow.1303
46LEWISWelshA form of Llewellyn.1236
47TYLEREnglish"Tailor".1235
48HARVEYGermanArmy warrior.1228
49MATTHEWHebrewGift of God. Bible: author of the first Gospel of the new Testament.1216
50DAVIDHebrewA name that means "beloved," it is the name of the second and greatest king of Israel.1209
51REUBENHebrewBehold a son.1166
52MICHAELHebrewWho resembles God?.1139
53ELIJAHHebrewA form of Eliyahu. Bible: a Hebrew prophet.1125
54KIANIrishKeon.1123
55TOMMYHebrewA familiar form of Thomas.1120
56MOHAMMADArabicA form of Muhammad.1116
57BLAKEEnglishSignifies "dark".1106
58LUCAItalianA form of Lucius.1101
59THEODOREGreekGift of God.1090
60STANLEYEnglish"Stony meadow" Film director Stanley Kubrick and Laurel and Hardy's Stan Laurel.1059
61JENSONScandinavianVariant of the Hebrew John 'Jehovah has been gracious; has shown favor'.1058
62NATHANHebrewA short form of Nathaniel. Bible: a prophet during the reigns of David and Solomon.1055
63CHARLESGermanFarmer.1037
64FRANKIEEnglishA familiar form of Frank.1030
65JUDELatinA short form of Judah, Judas. Bible: one of the Twelve Apostles, author of "The Epistle of Jude".1018
66TEDDYEnglishA familiar form of Theodore.1017
67LOUIEGermanA familiar form of Louis.1015
68LOUISGerman"Famous battler" Celebrated men with this name include jazz giant Louis Armstrong and innovative chemist Louis Pasteur.999
69RYANIrish"Little king" Actor Ryan O' Neal made this name prominent.989
70HUGOLatinA form of Hugh.956
71BOBBYEnglishA familiar form of Bob, Robert.922
72ELLIOTTEnglishA form of Elijah.914
73DEXTERLatinDexterous, adroit.908
74OLLIEEnglishA familiar form of Oliver.906
75ALEXGreekA short form of Alexander. A form of Alexandra.903
76LIAMIrish"Protection," it is another version of William. Rock star Liam Gallagher and actor Liam Neeson have made this name famous.902
77KAIJapaneseForgiveness.858
78GABRIELHebrewDevoted to God. Bible: the angel of the Annunciation.842
79CONNORScottishWise.841
80AARONHebrewEnlightened.819
81FREDERICKGermanPeaceful ruler.815
82CALLUMIrishDove.803
83ELLIOTEnglishCrime fighter Elliot Ness and actor Elliot Gould.780
84ALBERTGermanNoble and bright.778
85LEONFrenchA short form of Leonard.765
86RONNIEScottishA familiar form of Ronald.756
87RORYGermanA familiar form of Roderick.755
88JAMIESpanishA form of Jacob.749
89AUSTINLatinA short form of Augustine.707
90SETHHebrewAppointed. Bible: the third son of Adam.694
91IBRAHIMArabicA form of Abraham.669
92OWENIrish"Born to nobility, young warrior" Famous Owens include rising actor Owen Wilson and the professional wrestler Owen Hart.663
93CALEBHebrewDog; faithful.648
94ELLISEnglishA form of Elias.641
95SONNYEnglishA familiar form of Grayson.640
96ROBERTEnglishSignifies "bright fame" Among famous people with this name are American poet Robert Frost and television journalist Robert MacNeil.631
97JOEYHebrewA familiar form of Joe, Joseph.627
98FELIXLatinFortunate;happy.See also Phelix,Pitin.614
99FINLAYIrishBlond-haired soldier.611
100JACKSONAmericanA familiar form of son of Jack.602

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