Top baby names for Magherafelt and Cookstown


CHARLIE, James and Aoife are the most popular names in Cookstown and in Magherafelt, Aoife and Conor are top of the poll.

That’s according to statistics compiled from birth registrations across Northern Ireland throughout 2013 and broken down into council areas.

The statistics show that Grace, Emily, Sophie and Ella were among the most popular girls’ names. Across the Province, Jack has remained the most popular name for baby boys since 2003. James has held second position for the third year running, while Charlie was third in 2013, climbing from fifth in 2012.

Read the full story in this week’s Mid-Ulster Mail.