Top Baby Names in Australia 2021

Welcome to the baby names of Generation Alpha! We’re going to take a look into the most popular baby names Aussie parents are choosing for their new bundles of joy in 2021. With most of the babies being born to Millennial parents, social media as well as family and friends are playing a huge role in how they name their new bubs. 

The winner is...

Well, it looks like Oliver and Charlotte are still reigning champs for the 8th year in a row! With more traditional names such as Amelia and Olivia tracking closely behind along with Noah and William also reflecting a traditional tune. With the influence of the royal family, some of these traditional names look like they’ll be sticking around for a while. 

Here’s the list of the current top ten girls and boys names for Aussie babies in 2021!

Top 10 Girls

  1. Charlotte
  2. Amelia 
  3. Olivia
  4. Ava
  5. Grace
  6. Mia
  7. Isla
  8. Chloe
  9. Willow
  10. Sophia/Sophie 

Top 10 Boys 

  1. Oliver
  2. Noah 
  3. William 
  4. Jack
  5. Henry
  6. Lucas
  7. Leo
  8. Thomas
  9. James
  10. Charlie


The increase in Millennial parents has also led to an increase in unisex names for their babies. Gender neutral names have been used for years, but with the progression of no longer defining personal identity and gender amongst millennials, the desire to choose a gender neutral name is on the rise.

Here’s a list of the top 10 unisex names being used by Aussie parents in 2021:

Top 10 Unisex

  1. Alex
  2. Blake
  3. Grey/Gray
  4. Luca
  5. Charlie
  6. Parker
  7. Riley
  8. Dokota
  9. Dylan
  10. Remi

And don’t think we’ve forgotten about all those Covid babies… We have seen trends of parents either avoiding names that sound or look too similar to the words Covid-19, Corona and lockdown or those even choosing their baby’s name to provide some positivity to the world! 

Top Covid inspired names:

  1. Kovyd
  2. Corina
  3. Ronan
  4. Lauchlan 
  5. Cora
  6. Faith
  7. Hope
  8. Patience 
  9. Pandemica
  10. Asher

If you're expecting this year or you've already met your bundle of joy, what name did you chose? Of if you've heard or seen a unique name comment below!