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Vic's popular baby names for 2019 revealed

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Victoria's popular baby names for 2019 have been revealed with Oliver and Olivia taking the number one spot again (Unsplash)

Chances are you'll meet a lot of Olivers and Olivias in the future, with the two names being the most popular in Victoria for the sixth year running.

More than 500 baby boys were named Oliver and 419 girls were named Olivia in 2019, according to the state government.

The two names have featured in the top 10 list for baby names for the past decade alongside traditional names such as Jack, William and Noah for boys and Charlotte for girls.

Traditional names continue to dominate the top 10 baby names for boys in the state, with Thomas, Charlie and Henry placing fifth, eighth and ninth respectively.

The only new addition to the boys top 10 names this year was Lucas, replacing Liam.

For girls, Ruby and Harper are new additions to the top 10 names, placing in the ninth and 10th spots.

TOP 10 VICTORIAN NAMES FOR BOYS 2019

1. Oliver

2. Jack

3. Noah

4. William

5. Thomas

6. Leo

7. Lucas

8. Charlie

9. Henry

10. Ethan

TOP 10 VICTORIAN NAMES FOR GIRLS 2019

1. Olivia

2. Mia

3. Charlotte

4. Amelia

5. Isla

6. Ava

7. Chloe

8. Zoe

9. Ruby

10. Harper

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