The most popular names for babies born in Southampton have been revealed.

Olivia was the most popular girl's name in Southampton, with 21 babies given the name in 2022.

It held onto the top spot from 2021, when 15 parents chose the name for their baby.

Meanwhile, Leo was the most common boy's name in the area, with 26 babies given the name in Southampton in 2022.

The name unseated Noah, chosen by 23 parents in 2021.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) announced the most popular names for boys and girls born in 2022 which is the most recent data available.

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Commenting on the national statistics, James Tucker, head of health analysis at ONS said: "Noah was the most popular name for boys in 2022, for the second year in a row, having replaced Oliver at the top in 2021."

Nationally, Muhammad was the second most popular boys’ name in 2022, up from fifth place in 2021, while George remained third.

Oliver dropped from second to fourth and Leo climbed one place to fifth.

The top four girls' names were unchanged year-on-year, with Olivia followed by Amelia, Isla and Ava, while Lily rose two places from seventh to fifth.

Mr Tucker added: "Theodore, Theo and Freddie are three new entries into the top 10 boys' names in 2022. Isabella is the only new entry into the girls' top 10."