William, Harry and George in top 10 boys' names in 2013

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William, Harry and George are all among the top ten most popular names for baby boys in England and Wales last year.

The Office for National Statistics has put together a list of the most popular names given to babies in 2013.

George rose two places to become the 10th most popular boys' name last year, behind Harry in third place and William in eighth.

Duke and Duchesss of Cambridge with Prince George George and William are in the top 10 boys' names

It shows that royal names such as those of the princes still have a big effect on what parents call their kids.

Oliver and Amelia were overall the most popular names for boys and girls in England and Wales last year.

Amelia has been the top girl's name since 2011, but this year Poppy replaced Lily in the top 10.

Those top 10 names in full

Rank

Girls

Boys

1

Amelia

Oliver

2

Olivia

Jack

3

Emily

Harry

4

Ava

Jacob

5

Isla

Charlie

6

Jessica

Thomas

7

Poppy

Oscar

8

Isabella

William

9

Sophie

James

10

Mia

George

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Marya, Birmingham, England

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Halima, High Wycombe, England

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Hope, Aberfeldy, Scotland

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