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Search thousands of baby boy and baby girls names online with Essential Baby. With over 22,000 baby names to choose from, Essential Baby offers all the information and resources you need to find the perfect baby name to suit your family. Some of the current popular and traditional baby names that have consistently appeared in the Australian top 100 lists of baby names over the years include Jack, William, Joshua, Lachlan, Thomas, James and Cooper for boy names and Mia, Chloe, Charlotte, Isabella, Emily, Olivia, Sophie, Jessica and Hannah for girls names.

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Today's Top 10 Baby Names

No. Girl Names Boy Names
1 Brianna Archard
2 Jane Marco
3 Ayalisse Blake
4 Emily Cooper
5 Olive Dale
6 Alessa Daniel
7 Allegra Federico
8 Amelia Luca
9 Annabelle Skylar
10 Caley Theodore

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