Most Popular Baby Names In Australia Since 1950

07/12/2015 3:11 PM AEDT | Updated 15/07/2016 12:51 PM AEST
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In case you've been living under a rock, reality star Kim Kardashian and her rapper husband Kanye West welcomed their second child, a baby boy, into the world on Saturday -- sending fans and media outlets alike into a frenzy as they deliberate what the famous pair will name their new son.

While Twitter users have their hopes pinned on 'Easton West' to match his sister North's directional moniker, Kim has previously stated, while she likes the name, Kanye isn't a fan.

So what names could be on the horizon for the newest addition to the West clan? Nameberry recently released their predictions for baby name trends of 2016 which include everything from 'Star Wars' inspired names as Poe, Finn, Rey or Hux, to "old man names" like Clyde, Murray and Montgomery.

Inspired by all this baby talk, The Huffington Post Australia decided to cast an eye back over the decades to see what baby naming trends took place in Australia over time.

1950

Jennifer. Owning it in 1950s Australia.

  1. 1. Jennifer / Peter
  2. 2. Susan / John
  3. 3. Christine / Robert
  4. 4. Julie / David
  5. 5. Margaret / Michael
  6. 6. Helen / Stephen
  7. 7. Judith / Ian
  8. 8. Lynette / Gregory
  9. 9. Robyn / Paul
  10. 10. Elizabeth / Gary


1960

David took out the top spot in 1960 AND 1970.

  1. 1. Susan /David
  2. 2. Jennifer / Peter
  3. 3. Karen / Michael
  4. 4. Michelle / Mark
  5. 5. Julie / Andrew
  6. 6. Lisa / Paul
  7. 7. Sharon / John
  8. 8. Leanne / Robert
  9. 9. Maria /Stephen
  10. 10. Helen / Anthony


1970

Michelle was at the top of the name game in 1970.

  1. 1. Michelle / David
  2. 2. Nicole / Michael
  3. 3. Lisa / Andrew
  4. 4. Melissa / Jason
  5. 5. Kylie / Matthew
  6. 6. Rebecca / Paul
  7. 7. Sarah / Mark
  8. 8. Amanda / Christopher
  9. 9. Joanne / Daniel
  10. 10. Belinda /Adam


1980

Daniel was all the 80s rage.

  1. 1. Sarah / Daniel
  2. 2. Jessica / Matthew
  3. 3. Rebecca / Michael
  4. 4. Melissa / Christopher
  5. 5. Lauren / Andrew
  6. 6. Emma / David
  7. 7. Nicole / James
  8. 8. Amanda / Benjamin
  9. 9. Kate / Luke
  10. 10. Laura / Adam


1990

Jessica and Matthew were the top picks for 1990.

  1. 1. Jessica / Matthew
  2. 2. Sarah / James
  3. 3. Emily / Daniel
  4. 4. Stephanie / Joshua
  5. 5. Emma / Michael
  6. 6. Rebecca / Thomas
  7. 7. Samantha / Nicholas
  8. 8. Lauren / Jack
  9. 9. Laura / Benjamin
  10. 10. Georgia / Luke


2000

Joshua took top honours in '00.

  1. 1. Emily / Joshua
  2. 2. Jessica / Jack
  3. 3. Sarah / Lachlan
  4. 4. Olivia / Thomas
  5. 5. Georgia / Matthew
  6. 6. Chloe /James
  7. 7. Emma / Daniel
  8. 8. Sophie / Nicholas
  9. 9. Hannah / Benjamin
  10. 10. Isabella / William


2010

Ruby was #1 for girls in 2010.

1. Ruby / Jack

2. Isabella / William

3. Olivia / Thomas

4. Chloe / Joshua

5. Charlotte / Oliver

6. Mia / Lachlan

7. Lily / Noah

8. Emily / Cooper

9. Ella / Ethan

10. Amelia / James

2015 (so far)

Is anyone even remotely surprised Charlotte took out top gong for girls this year?

1. Charlotte / Oliver

2. Olivia / Noah

3. Amelia / Jack

4. Ava / Lucas

5. Sophia / William

6. Zoe / Jackson

7. Mia / James

8. Lily / Max

9. Isla / Charlie

10. Evie / Isaac

You're welcome, guys.

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