Christchurch mental health nurse Sarah Benzie was in a unique position in her early years. Sarah Dow left and Sera Cameron work together at Christchurch hospital. Between and Sarah leapt 75 places from 92nd to 17th, and by , New Zealand had fallen in love with the name - it was the number one girls' name. There were 18, newborns named Sarah between and Peak Sarah occurred in when girls were given the name. It last made the NZ Top10 girls' names in , before being nudged out.
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Wales It's been one of the UK's most popular baby names for more than a century. But Sarah has dropped out of the top girls' names for first time since records began, ONS figures show. The name, which peaked in popularity in the s and s, fell to the rd most popular names in the data for It was the top girls' name in and , and its popularity has been falling ever since.
Today is International Suicide Awareness Day. Sarah Higgins' stepmother spoke with Carolyne Meng-Yee about her daughter's complex illness to encourage others to reach out. On the face of it, Sarah Higgins had it all. Young, beautiful and talented, the budding politician's Facebook page told of an enviable life - selfies with the Prime Minister, dining at swanky restaurants and connections with "friends" in high places.