Some counties picked names outside the top five, or even outside the top 20.
For girls, Fiadh was the most popular name nationally but Grace was popular in some Munster locations, Donegal, Wicklow, Offaly and Laois. Sophie was the top name in Dublin City while Sophia came joint top in Fingal yet nationally they were ranked 4th and 14th respectively. Annie ranked 46th nationally but was first choice in Cavan, while Ella came top in Galway, ranked 10th nationally. Eabha ranked 5th nationally but held top spot in Leitrim.
For the boys, Thomas was ranked 15th nationally, yet was most favoured in Mayo. While Adam held 26th place nationally, it was the most popular choice for boys in Cork City. Liam was ranked 6th nationally, while Michael came 11th, but both names were most favoured in Galway City.