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Most popular baby names in Hull revealed

The most popular baby names in Hull for 2018 have been revealed.

Olivia won the title for the most preferred name for a baby girl, whilst Oliver was chosen as the most popular name for a baby boy.

Oliver has been the most popular boys name in England and Wales for six years in a row and was the most popular boys name of 2018 in 25 per cent of all local authorities. Olivia has also topped the list for three years in a row, with the name being the most popular in 46 per cent of local authorities across the country.

Last year in Hull, 47 baby boys were named Oliver, whilst 32 baby girls were named Olivia.

In the East Riding, the most popular boys name of 2018 was George and the most popular girls name was shared by both Amelia and Harper.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) released the annual data on Thursday 29 August.

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