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The top 100 baby names for boys and girls in 2022 as 'extinct' name makes comeback

Baby names tend to peak in popularity and several have come and gone over the years.

Over time we've had names which have even become extinct. Since 1994, for example, vanished are names such as Graeme, Horace, Iain, Leigh, Melvyn, Nigel and Royston for boys, and Bertha, Beverley, Carol, Carole, Doreen, Gail, Gertrude, Gillian for girls.

In addition to the top names, the UK baby names website also highlights the name Gary in its trending list - a name that it was thought could become extinct.

Some names remain as popular as ever, however, with others making a resurgence. As reported by the Liverpool Echo, take a look at the 2022 list below:

Top 100 names for girls

Olivia

Amelia

Isla

Ava

Mia

Ivy

Lily

Isabella

Rosie

Sophia

Grace

Willow

Freya

Florence

Emily

Ella

Poppy

Evie

Elsie

Charlotte

Evelyn

Sienna

Sofia

Daisy

Phoebe

Sophie

Alice

Harper

Matilda

Ruby

Emilia

Maya

Millie

Isabelle

Eva

Luna

Jessica

Ada

Aria

Arabella

Maisie

Esme

Eliza

Penelope

Bonnie

Chloe

Mila

Violet

Hallie

Scarlett

Layla

Imogen

Eleanor

Molly

Harriet

Elizabeth

Thea

Erin

Lottie

Emma

Rose

Delilah

Bella

Aurora

Lola

Nancy

Ellie

Mabel

Lucy

Maria

Ayla

Orla

Zara

Robyn

Hannah

Gracie

Iris

Jasmine

Darcie

Margot

Holly

Amelie

Amber

Georgia

Edith

Maryam

Abigail

Myla

Anna

Clara

Lilly

Lyra

Summer

Maeve

Heidi

Elodie

Lyla

Eden

Olive

Aisha

Top 100 names for boys

Oliver

George

Arthur

Noah

Muhammad

Leo

Oscar

Harry

Archie

Jack

Henry

Charlie

Freddie

Theodore

Thomas

Finley

Theo

Alfie

Jacob

William

Isaac

Tommy

Joshua

James

Lucas

Alexander

Arlo

Roman

Edward

Elijah

Teddy

Mohammed

Max

Adam

Albie

Ethan

Logan

Joseph

Sebastian

Benjamin

Harrison

Mason

Rory

Reuben

Luca

Louie

Samuel

Reggie

Jaxon

Daniel

Hugo

Louis

Jude

Ronnie

Dylan

Zachary

Albert

Hunter

Ezra

David

Frankie

Toby

Frederick

Carter

Gabriel

Grayson

Riley

Jesse

Hudson

Bobby

Rowan

Jenson

Finn

Stanley

Michael

Mohammad

Felix

Jasper

Liam

Milo

Sonny

Oakley

Elliot

Chester

Caleb

Harvey

Elliott

Charles

Ellis

Jackson

Alfred

Ollie

Yusuf

Leon

Ralph

Otis

Harley

Ibrahim

Jayden

Myles