Oliver and Olivia are once again the most popular baby names across the country, but which monikers topped the charts in your area – and how does your name compare?
Baby boys in Newcastle were mostly likely to be named Muhammad in 2017, according to data published by the Office for National Statistics.
In Northumberland , the top pick for little lads was Jack, while Oliver and Harry tied for first place in Sunderland .
Gateshead and South Tyneside’s most popular boys name was Harry, while County Durham and North Tyneside followed the national trend, with Oliver the most popular name.
For little girls, Olivia dominated the North East: in County Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland, the country’s most popular name was also top.
Sunderland was more split, with Amelia, Isla and Olivia sharing first place.
Amelia was most popular in South Tyneside, while further South, the more unusual Ava came top in Darlington, Hartlepool and Middlesbrough.
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In total, 63,000 unique names were registered last year in England and Wales.
Nick Stripe, Head of Life Events, Office for National Statistics said: “Although Oliver and Olivia remained the most popular baby names in 2017, some fascinating changes took place beneath them.
“Leo entered the boys top 10 for the first time, whilst Hunter rocketed into the top 100, also for the first time, reaching number 78.
“Sarah, the most popular name for baby girls throughout much of the 1970s and 1980s, dropped out of the top 100 for the first time since our records began in 1904.
“Brand new entries into the top 100 for girls include the names Aurora and Hallie.”