August 3, 2021
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No Tom, Dick or Harry … Wicklow’s most popular baby names revealed

Emily and Jack are Wicklow’s most popular baby names.

And where Wicklow goes Ireland follows, according to the country’s most popular baby names for 2019 revealed by Central Statistics Office.

For the 12th time in 13 years, Jack is the most popular boy’s name in Ireland while Emily tops the list for the second year in a row.

In the top five names list, Emily is followed by Grace, Fiadh, Sophie, and Hannah.

While behind Jack comes James, Conor, and Daniel, which happened to be the exact same top five as 2018.

The CSO also revealed the most popular baby’s names of 50 years ago and James is the only name that reappears in the top 10 names for either boys or girls.

Back in 1969, John was the most popular boy’s name, followed by Patrick, Michael, James, and Thomas.

Mary was most popular among girls, followed by Catherine, Margaret, Ann, and Elizabeth.

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