This is the most popular baby name where you live

Spoilers: It's probably Oliver

Spoilers: It's probably Oliver

While some baby names are at serious risk of extinction, it seems that others are more popular than ever. And while a lot of celebrities around us opt for names that are a lot more original (Bear Payne, we're looking at you), it seems the vast majority of us like fairly common names for our bouncing bundles of joy.

Parenting website Bounty and Character Cottages have researched the most popular names in the UK by city, based on over 350,000 babies all over the country, and it probably won't surprise you to see that the most popular baby names of 2016 feature quite heavily.

The most popular names in the country as a whole, though are conveniently Oliver for a boy and Olivia for a girl. If your name is on this list you'll probably get pregnant in 2017, so why not browse the below for inspiration?

Aberdeen – Jack and Sophie

Armagh – Jack and Emily

Bangor – Osian and Amelia

Bath – Jack and Amelia

Belfast – Jacob and Amelia

Birmingham – Alfie and Amelia

Bradford – Oliver and Amelia

Brighton – Oscar and Evie

Cambridge – Oliver and Sophie

Canterbury – Oliver and Poppy

Cardiff – Jacob and Olivia

Carlisle – Max and Emily

Chelmsford – George and Amelia

Chester – Harry and Chloe

Chichester – Oliver and Mia

Coventry – Noah and Amelia

Derby – Charlie and Olivia

Derry – James and Emily

Dundee – Sebastian and Poppy

Durham – James and Jessica

Edinburgh – Jack and Olivia

Ely – Jack and Emily

Exeter – Jack and Amelia

Gloucester – Alfie and Amelia

Hereford – Jake and Poppy

Hull – Oliver and Emily

Inverness – Oliver and Olivia

Lancaster – Aiden and Emily

Leeds – Jack and Amelia

Leicester – Charlie and Isla

Lichfield – Harry and Olivia

Lincoln – Charlie and Amelia

Lisburn – Harry and Emily

Liverpool – Joseph and Isabella

London – Muhammed and Amelia

Manchester – Harry and Amelia

Newcastle  – Charlie and Emily

Newport – Jacob and Amelia

Newry Ryan and Grace

Norwich – Jack and Amelia

Nottingham – Oliver and Olivia

Oxford – Jack and Emily

Perth – Tom and Eilidh

Peterborough – Jack and Amelia

Plymouth – Oliver and Lily

Portsmouth – George and Amelia

Preston – Oliver and Amelia

Ripon – Oliver and Amelia

Salford – Aaron and Isabelle

Salisbury – Oliver and Chloe

Sheffield – Jacob and Amelia

Southampton – Harry and Amelia

St Albans – James and Olivia

St Asaph – Osian and Evie

St David's – Jacob and Emily

Stirling – Noah and Ellie

Stoke-on-Trent – Jacob and Olivia

Sunderland – Charlie and Amelia

Swansea – Charlie and Amelia

Truro – Harry and Amelia

Wakefield – Thomas and Amelia

Wells – Oliver and Daisy

Winchester – Harry and Phoebe

Wolverhampton – Jack and Lily

Worcester – Jack and Amelia

York – George and Jessica

Lucy Abbersteen
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Lucy is a freelance beauty editor and contributor at Marie Claire, and has written for titles including Glamour, Refinery29, Popsugar, woman&home and more. She was previously Marie Claire’s junior beauty editor. During her career, she’s covered everything from backstage beauty at fashion week to interviews with famous faces like Drag Race royalty and Little Mix. As for her beauty ethos, she’s a big advocate for not having to spend a fortune on beauty products to get good results, and when she’s not got beauty on the brain you’ll find her reading or hanging out with dogs.