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Harry, Amelia top baby names in England and Wales

Aug. 12, 2013 at 11:43 AM   |   Comments

LONDON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Britain's Office for National Statistics said Harry and Amelia are the most popular baby names in England and Wales for the second consecutive year.

The office said the top names for boys during the past year were Harry, Oliver, Jack, Charlie, Jacob, Thomas, Alfie, Riley, William and James, The Guardian reported Monday.

Meanwhile, the top baby names for girls were Amelia, Olivia, Jessica, Emily, Lily, Ava, Mia, Isla, Sophie and Isabella.

Riley was new on the list this year, knocking Joshua out of the top 10.

Mia and Isla were also new additions, replacing Ruby and Grace, the office said.

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