Baby names

Top baby names by province for 2017

We got the official lists from each province and territory to find out the most popular baby names in 2017. So, how does your little bundle’s moniker measure up?

By Today's Parent
Top baby names by province for 2017

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British Columbia
Rank Boys Girls
1 Benjamin Olivia
2 Liam Emma
3 Logan Sophia
4 Lucas Ava
5 Ethan Charlotte
6 James Emily
7 Oliver Chloe
8 Noah Hannah
9 William Amelia
10 Owen Abigail
Rank Boys Girls
1 Liam Olivia
2 William Ava
3 Oliver Emma
4 Jacob Emily
5 Owen Amelia
6 Noah Sophia
7 Benjamin Harper
8 James Chloe
9 Alexander Quinn
10 Lincoln Madison
Rank Boys Girls
1 Liam Olivia
2 Noah Emily
3 Lucas Ava
4 Ethan Emma
5 Benjamin Sophia
6 Lincoln Abigail
7 Logan Chloe
8 Jacob Charlotte
9 Mason Amelia
10 William Mia
Rank Boys Girls
1 Benjamin Olivia
2 Liam Emma
3 Noah Charlotte
4 Ethan Ava
5 Lucas Sophia
6 William Abigail
7 Jacob Emily
8 Oliver Amelia
9 James Mia
10 Logan Isabella
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New Brunswick
Rank Boys Girls
1 Liam Emma
2 Noah Olivia
3 Benjamin Amelia
4 William Charlotte
5 Logan Sophia
6 Jack Madison
7 Lucas Ella
8 Oliver Elizabeth
9 Thomas Willow
10 Samuel Audrey
Nova Scotia
Rank Boys Girls
1 William Olivia
2 Benjamin Charlotte
3 Liam Scarlett
4 Oliver Sophia
5 Lincoln Ava
6 Jack Emma
7 Noah Abigail
8 Logan Evelyn
9 Lucas Amelia
10 Owen Ella
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1 Liam Ava
2 Henry, William (tied) Emma, Elizabeth (tied)
3 Jackson Ella
4 Hudson, Declan (tied) Ellie, Sophia, Charlotte (tied)
5 James, Grayson (tied) Lilly, Isla (tied)
6 Thomas, Jacob, Owen, Joseph (tied)​ Aubrey, Amelia, Ruby, Willow, Millie, Lydia (tied)
Northwest Territories
Rank Boys Girls
1 Joshua Amelia, Charlotte, Olivia (tied)
2 Joseph, Jace, Noah, Eli, Caleb, James, Leo, Ezra (tied) Sophie, Mia, Brielle, Layla, Chloe, Bridget (tied)
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So how do we get our lists? Our ranking is compiled from 2017 provincial vital statistics records from the following: Alberta Vital Statistics Ministry of Health Service, Province of British Columbia Communications Services, Manitoba Service, New Brunswick Service, Newfoundland Department of Health & Social Services, Government of the Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia Vital Statistics Service, Ontario Chief Public Health Office, Government of Prince Edward Island, Ministère de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale Quebec Ministry of Health, Government of Saskatchewan and Yukon Bureau of Statistics.

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