The Top 10 Most Common Names People Call Their Houses

The Top 10 Most Common Names People Call Their Houses
The Top 10 Most Common Names People Call Their Houses

Giving your house a name used to be something only the rich would do. But these days more and more people are naming their homes for various reasons and here are just ten of the most popular…


The Top 10 Most Common Names People Call Their Houses


 

Springfield House Name
Springfield House Name

10 – Springfield (Number of UK Homes With that Name: 3958)

Info Source: Royal Mail analysed a database of all 29.3 million UK addresses to identify the most popular house names. That is where this information comes from.

Sunnyside House Name
Sunnyside House Name

9 – Sunnyside (Number of UK Homes With that Name: 3982)

Info Source: People in Doncaster, Guernsey and Holyhead are more likely to pay tribute to rock and roll royalty by naming their home after Elvis Presley’s Graceland.

The Willows House Name
The Willows House Name

8 – The Willows (Number of UK Homes With that Name: 4107)

Info Source: Growing popularity of the royal family has seen a surge in houses called Clarence (230), Sandringham (133) and Balmoral (67).

School House House Name
School House House Name

7 – School House (Number of UK Homes With that Name: 4323)

Info Source: Mythical creatures are popular in Guernsey, Haslemere, Norwich and York where there are a few ‘Bag Ends’ from the Hobbit.

Willow House Name
Willow House Name

6 – Willow (Number of UK Homes With that Name: 7913)

Info Source: Norwich residents are inspired by the greenery and open spaces with the area having the highest concentrations of both Orchard and Meadow.

Oak House Name
Oak House Name

5 – Oak (Number of UK Homes With that Name: 8032)

Info Source: Iconic names such as White House and Clarence also feature on the list of favourites with classics like The Old Vicarage, The Old Post Office and The Cottage still popular.

Holly House Name
Holly House Name

4 – Holly (Number of UK Homes With that Name: 8131)

Info Source: The most common house names are based on animals and plants according to the research by Royal Mail.

Rose Cottage House Name
Rose Cottage House Name

3 – Rose Cottage (Number of UK Homes With that Name: 11308)

Info Source: Ross Poldark’s, Nampara cottage can be found on 116 addresses across Britain while Game of Thrones’ Martell, Noble and Bolton are also popular.

Meadow House Name
Meadow House Name

2 – Meadow (Number of UK Homes With that Name: 11473)

Info Source: Books and television shows are influencing homeowners with Toad Hall, ‘Thornfield’ from Jane Eyre and ‘Highclere’ from Downton Abbey popping up in suburban streets.

Orchard House Name
Orchard House Name

1 – Orchard (Number of UK Homes With that Name: 11894)

Info Source: Meadow, Rose Oak and Willow are also favourites when it comes to picking monikers for the nation’s bricks and mortar.