Saturday, 6 January 2018

Summer Learning Journey Activity 2 Day 1 Week Three

During the 1950s the population of New Zealand grew by 400,000 people. That is huge! In fact, so many people were having babies that many people refer to this period in our history as the ‘baby boom.’ Popular baby names in 1950s New Zealand were:

Christine John
Susan David
Margaret Peter
Judith Michael
Jennifer Robert
I had to
Read through the lists. Are these popular names in your school? On your blog, tell us which names are currently popular in your school. Please provide, at least, three girls’ names and three boys’ names that are popular.

When I was going to school, the name Peter,David, and Michael was the most boys popular boys name.


  1. Kia Ora Mele,

    Cadence here from the Summer Learning Journey team! How are you going?

    You have made a great start for this post, ka pai! So I can give you full points, are you able to elaborate a little bit more on this post?
    Which are the most common girl names you often hear? And which are the most common names you hear for boys?

    For example:
    When I was at school, the most common female names were Cailtin, Danielle and Madison. The most popular boy names were Sam, Jordan and Caleb.

    Hope to hear from you soon.

    Cadence :)

  2. Hi Mele
    Good job on completing this summer learning journey activity. Just remember, not only do you pick the three most popular boys names, you have to pick the three most popular girls names. Keep up the amazing work Mele!

  3. Hi Mele
    Great job on great job on completing this activity, I like how you explained what you had to do in detail. I have a question though, does anyone in your family have one of those names?