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England's Hottest and Newest Baby Names


The top of the new English baby name charts has a traditional look. It's stocked with regal classics like royal kids George and Charlotte, plus cuddly English favorites like Poppy and Archie.

If you want to see where name trends are headed, though, you have to look past the top-10 list. The fastest-rising names of the year in England and Wales point in directions both old and new. Check out the top risers and top new debuts of the year:

ENGLAND'S HOTTEST RISING NAMES OF 2016

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Preston

Transferred use of the surname meaning "from Preston." The name is derived from the English place-name composed of the Old English elements préost (priest) and tūn (town, settlement, village): hence,

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