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Jack and Olivia top poll at the christening font

PUBLISHED: 15:00 29 December 2009 | UPDATED: 15:25 05 October 2010

Jack and Olivia were the most popular baby names of 2009. Jack retained its title for the 15th year on the trot, while Olivia secured a second successive stint as the girls’ favourite, according to a survey of 580,000 babies born in 2009

Jack and Olivia were the most popular baby names of 2009, it has emerged.

Jack, the moniker of Messrs Tweed, Nicholson and Straw, retained its title for the 15th year on the trot.

Olivia secured a second successive stint as the girls' favourite, having taken over from Grace in 2008, according to a national survey of 580,000 babies born in 2009 by the Bounty parenting club.

Highest 'climbers' this year were Lucas, 24 places up to make number 15, and Maisie, up 29 to 41.

Layla also scored well, up 21 places to 46, while Lexi leapt 18 slots to 43. Sienna, the name of movie stunner Sienna Miller, was up 15 places from last year. Lola rose 10 notches and Madison seven.

The boys list saw Sebastian, Joel, Oscar, Noah, Aiden, Logan and Archie getting more popular.

Faye Mingo, spokeswoman for Bounty, said: "Parents are influenced by popular culture and celebrity trends in films, sports and TV.

"The rise in popularity of 'Lucas' could well be down to the EastEnders' preacher-turned-murder character played by Don Gilet."

This year's male losers on the Bounty List include Rhys, Ryan, Alex, Matthew and Kieran which have fallen significantly in popularity, while female losers included Caitlin, Rebecca, Eve, Abbie and Hannah.

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TOP 100 BOYS' NAMES 2009

1. Jack

2. Oliver

3. Charlie

4. Harry

5. Alfie

6. Thomas

7. Joshua

8. William

9. James

10. Daniel

11. George

12. Ethan

13. Lewis

14. Max

15. Lucas

16. Dylan

17. Archie

18. Joseph

19. Jacob

20. Samuel

21. Liam

22. Callum

23. Oscar

24. Jayden

25. Logan

26. Ryan

27. Jake

28. Tyler

29. Riley

30. Luke

31. Harvey

32. Ben

33. Adam

34. Alexander

35. Benjamin

36. Leo

37. Matthew

38. Noah

39. Connor

40. Alex

41. Jamie

42. Harrison

43. Mason

44. Cameron

45. Owen

46. Henry

47. Nathan

48. Finley

49. Aaron

50. Freddie

51. Issac

52. Sam

53. Finlay

54. Theo

55. Harley

56. Aiden

57. Toby

58. Edward

59. Rhys

60. Michael

61. Evan

62. Kyle

63. Leon

64. Reece

65. David

66. Kai

67. Ashton

68. Bailey

69. Kian

70. Louis

71. Taylor

72. Hayden

73. Brandon

74. Joe

75. Jay

76. Luca

77. Kayden

78. Ewan

79. Joel

80. Sebastian

81. Zac

82. Ellis

83. Josh

84. Aidan

85. John

86. Billy

87. Zak

88. Bradley

89. Kieran

90. Blake

91. Christopher

92. Morgan

93. Caleb

94. Louie

95. Andrew

96. Bobby

97. Gabriel

98. Robert

99. Elliot

100. Jude

TOP 100 GIRLS' NAMES 2009

1. Olivia

2. Ruby

3. Sophie

4. Chloe

5. Emily

6. Grace

7. Jessica

8. Lily

9. Amelia

10. Evie

11. Mia

12. Lucy

13. Ava

14. Ella

15. Charlotte

16. Amy

17. Daisy

18. Katie

19. Megan

20. Summer

21. Ellie

22. Isabella

23. Holly

24. Millie

25. Poppy

26. Freya

27. Erin

28. Isla

29. Isabelle

30. Hannah

31. Emma

32. Brooke

33. Molly

34. Phoebe

35. Eva

36. Leah

37. Lilly

38. Abigail

39. Sophia

40. Imogen

41. Maisie

42. Scarlett

43. Lexi

44. Jasmine

45. Lola

46. Layla

47. Isabel

48. Lauren

49. Amber

50. Madison

51. Matilda

52. Elizabeth

53. Bethany

54. Sienna

55. Rosie

56. Anna

57. Gracie

58. Paige

59. Alice

60. Caitlin

61. Georgia

62. Maddison

63. Rebecca

64. Lacey

65. Isobel

66. Faith

67. Libby

68. Tia

69. Keira

70. Lexie

71. Niamh

72. Skye

73. Nicole

74. Aimee

75. Sarah

76. Zoe

77. Eleanor

78. Amelie

79. Julia

80. Eve

81. Maya

82. Tilly

83. Zara

84. Martha

85. Sofia

86. Scarlet

87. Darcy

88. Abbie

89. Victoria

90. Heidi

91. Alexandra

92. Taylor

93. Miley

94. Kayla

95. Mya

96. Lydia

97. Florence

98. Evelyn

99. Rose

100. Courtney


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