I passionately believed that you can create a life on your terms. Then I met Michael, my baby. And he didn’t want to sleep.
Oliver and Charlotte are the most popular baby names in 2023, with Oli’s reign having lasted for over a decade now.
Every year Australia’s states and territories release the names of every child born, and McCrindle analyses the trends. The numbers are in for 2022.
Children’s author Shelly Unwin said reading to babies may not turn out to be a traditional story time experience but it’s useful and bonding.
The trend to use shorter names, more variety for girls and popular culture influences are all playing a part. The data is in for Australia’s top baby names.