Revealed: Ireland's most popular baby names by county
The most popular boys' name in Ireland for the past nine years has been knocked into second place.
For the first time in nine years, Jack didn't head the list of the most popular boys' name in the country, with James taking home the title.
Emily still holds the top spot for girls for the sixth year, while Grace is in second place.
For boys, Muhammad, Louis, Lucas, Josh, Jason and Ollie have grown most in popularity, with Muhammad jumping 36 places since 2015.
Celebrity culture is continued to be seen as an influence in girls' names, with Willow, Matilda, Harper, Heidi and Zoey showing the most growth in popularity.
Emily, Grace, Ava, Lucy and Amelia jointly with Sophie were ranked in the top five monikers of choice for newly arrived baby girls, while none of them made the top 100 just 50 years ago.
The difference in taste county by county is still prevalent, with James being the most popular boys' name in Dublin, Charlie in Cork City and Daniel in Waterford City.
Amelia earned the top spot in Dublin City and Cork City, while Mia took the honours for new born baby girls in Waterford City. Fiadh was the most popular in Galway City.
Jack was the most popular name for boys and Grace the most popular for girls where both parents were of Irish nationality, while Finn and Isaac shared number one spot where both parents were UK nationals. Aria and Emily shared the top spot for girls that were born to UK nationals in 2016.
Less popular names for boys included Anton, Brodie, Cruz, Harris and Feilim. Less popular girls’ names included Blake, Indigo, Lucia, Reidin, Romy and Peyton.
Murphy, Kelly, O’Brien, Ryan and Walsh were the five most popular surnames of newborns registered in 2016.
In 1966, John and Mary were the most popular monikers in the country.
Most popular baby names by county in 2016
Jack, James, Ryan
Ava, Ella, Lucy
Amelia, Emily, Grace