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Oxfordshire's 2023 top baby names - meanings and origins

Updated: Feb 23


Oxfordshire top baby names

Are you expecting the arrival of your little newborn and wonder what the most popular names our county are? Where do they come from and what do they mean?

I have looked at the top ten 2023 baby names in Oxfordshire for each gender and researched their meaning so you don't have to.



Oxfordshire top baby names

Top 20 2023 boy's names:


  1. Muhammad - Arabic origin, means "praiser of God"

  2. Noah - Hebrew origin, means "comfort, rest"

  3. Theo - Greek origin, means "divine gift, gift of God"

  4. Leo - Greek origin, means "lion"

  5. Oliver - Latin origin, means "olive tree"

  6. Arthur - English origin, means "bear"

  7. George - Greek origin, means "farmer, earthworker"

  8. Luca - Italian origin, means "person from Luciana, Italy"

  9. Freddie - German origin, means "peace and power"

  10. Jack - English origin, means "God is Gracious"

  11. Ethan - Hebrew origin, means "firm, strong"

  12. Charlie - English origin, means "free man"

  13. Henry - German origin, means "ruler of the home"

  14. Oscar - Irish origin, means "deer lover"

  15. Jude - English origin, means "from Judea"

  16. Alfie - English origin, means "counsellor"

  17. Archie - German origin, means "archer, truly bold"

  18. Lucas - Latin origin, means "person from Luciana, Italy"

  19. Liam - Irish origin, means "protector"

  20. Arlo - German origin, means "hill"



Oxfordshire top baby names

Top 20 2023 girls names:

  1. Olivia - Latin origin, means "olive tree"

  2. Amelia - German origin, means "industrious"

  3. Isla - Scottish origin, means "island"

  4. Lily - Latin origin, means "pure flower"

  5. Ava - German origin, means "bird"

  6. Freya - Scandinavian origin, means "goddess of love, fertility and beauty"

  7. Ivy - English origin, means "vine climbing plant"

  8. Sophia - Greek origin, means "wisdom"

  9. Grace - Latin origin, means "charm"

  10. Willow - English origin, means "from the willow grove"

  11. Mia -  Greek origin, means "ocean goddess or queen"

  12. Isabella - Italian origin, means "devoted to God"

  13. Daisy - American origin, means "daisy flower"

  14. Elsie - German origin, diminutive version of Elizabeth, means "God is my oath"

  15. Evie - English origin, means "to breath/to live"

  16. Florence - Latin origin, means "prosperous, flowering"

  17. Ella - Spanish origin, means "young girl"

  18. Emily - Latin origin, means "eager"

  19. Evelyn - English origin, means "desired, beautiful"

  20. Luna - Italian origin, means "the moon"


These were the top 40 2023 names. There are however some "unique" names that have become super popular recently according to experts. See them and their meanings below:


1. Brayan - American origin, combination of names Bryan and Brayden

2. Marlon - American origin, means "little warlike one"

3. Yael - Hebrew origin, means "mountain goat" 4. Kanan - Arabic origin, means "merchant, trader"

5. Aire - Irish origin, means "watch over, care for"

6. Kai - Hawaiian origin, means "ocean"

7. Ollie - English origin, means "elf army"

8. Myles - Latin origin, means "soldier"

9. Royal - English origin, self explanatory

10. Atticus - Latin origin, means "person of Attica"

11. Maleah - Hawaiian origin, means "of the sea"

12. Elsa - Scandinavian origin, diminutive version of Elizabeth, means "God is my oath"

13. Starlette - English origin, means "little star"

14. Snowdrop - English origin, means "small white flower"

15. Kahlani - Hawaiian origin, means "sea and sky"

16. Elodie - French origin, means "wealthy, riches"

17. Lara - Russian origin, means "cheerful"

18. Luxury - English origin, means "extravagance, opulence"

19. Eloise - French origin, means "famous warrior"

20. Ophelia - Greek origin, means "helper"



 

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