The Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages records in perpetuity all births, adoptions, marriages and deaths occurring in the state of Victoria, registers domestic and caring relationships for people who ordinarily reside in Victoria; and registers changes of name for people who were born or reside in Victoria. The Registry provides certificates of the above events to individuals.
You can apply to change your name if you are 18 years or older, and were born in Victoria or have lived in Victoria for at least the last 12 months.
Want to know the most popular first names registered in Victoria? You can see the 10, 50 or 100 most popular names for a year, a decade, or out of more than 100,000 different names registered in Victoria since 1929.