Could these baby names make your child a millionaire?

Following the birth of Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor last week, many expect the name Archie to gain in popularity in the coming years. But while the newest Royal is already set for a life of privilege and riches, others may have to work a little harder for it!

All parents want to give their kids the best start in life, so to help expectant mums and dads set their child on the path to success, we have analysed our internal data, as well as public information such as the Sunday Times Rich List, to highlight the names most common among millionaires.

The list includes multiple royal names, such as Edward, William, Elizabeth and Victoria, as well as many other traditional names.

The top ten millionaire baby names are:


  1. David
  2. Edward
  3. William
  4. John
  5. Mark
  6. Oliver
  7. Oscar
  8. George
  9. James
  10. Lawrence


  1. Alice
  2. Kate
  3. Lily
  4. Mary
  5. Victoria
  6. Jacqueline
  7. Gina
  8. Jennifer
  9. Rachel
  10. Linda
  11. Elizabeth

David and John are both common names at the top of this year’s Sunday Times Rich List. David Reuben and Sir David Barclay are worth a combined £26.6 billion, while John Fredriksen and John Coates have amassed a £14.4 billion fortune.

According to internal data from, Edward is the most common male name among it’s customers, while Alice is the most common forename among its female clientele.

Aaron Harpin, founder of, said:

“Every parent wants to give their child the best start in life, and that begins with picking a name! It’s an important and often challenging thing to do, and this list aims to give mums and dads-to-be some inspiration for names that may give them a greater chance of becoming a millionaire in the future.

“It’s almost a self-fulfilling prophecy from birth – giving your child a successful sounding may inspire them to strive for success throughout their life. So, if you’re about to welcome your own bundle of joy, you may want to give these names some careful consideration!”

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