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Top baby names revealed: Is yours in the top 100?

The latest baby names have been revealed - but is yours among them? Credit: PA

An Olivia or an Oliver born last year is hardly one in a million - in fact they might not be the only one in their class.

The two names have been crowned the most popular choices for babies born last year in latest official figures from the Office for National Statistics.

The girls' listings saw former second-place Olivia take over from the previous top choice Amelia, while Oliver remained the most popular boys name for the fourth year running.

Harper saw the biggest jump in popularity over the last ten years - perhaps owing its surge to celebrity couple Victoria and David Beckham, who gave their daughter the name in 2011.

You can check where your name comes in the top 100 baby names using an interactive tool on the ONS website.

These were the top five girls' names:

  • Olivia
  • Amelia
  • Emily
  • Isla
  • Ava

These were the top five boys' names:

  • Oliver
  • Harry
  • George
  • Jack
  • Jacob
The top baby names have remained relatively stable in recent years. Credit: PA

The rankings also revealed some of the names fast dropping out of fashion.

Darcy, Edith and Arabella are all close to falling out of the top 100 names for girls.

Meanwhile, Jamie, Jasper, Roman and Liam were all near the bottom of the charts for boys.

The bottom five girls' names were:

  • Darcy
  • Bethany
  • Leah
  • Felicity
  • Edith

And the lowest of the top 100 for boys were:

  • Jamie
  • Felix
  • Jasper
  • Jesse
  • Liam
Celebrity inspiration? Harper Beckham, centre, may have helped prompt a surge for the name. Credit: AP

With nearly 700,000 babies are born across England and Wales each year, it is interesting how stable the top names have remained across recent years, said Nick Stripe, from the ONS Vital Statistics Outputs Branch.

It is as you move down the rankings that you begin to notice social and cultural changes being reflected in name choices.

Harper was the girls' name in the top 100 in 2016 with the biggest rise in popularity over the previous 10 years, whilst for boys it was Jaxon.

– Nick Stripe