Friday October 31, 2014

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Saskatchewan's most popular baby names

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For the fourth year in a row, Liam was the most popular name for baby boys born in Saskatchewan. Emma was the most popular girl's name for the last five years. The second most popular names were Carter and Sophia, which moved up several spots from 2012.

There were 92 baby boys named Liam in 2013, followed by Carter, Noah, Lucas and Ethan. Ethan held the honour as most popular boy's name for eight years, from 2001 to 2009. There were 80 baby girls named Emma, followed by Sophia, Emily, Olivia and Lily. Olivia and Emily remained among the top five popular names from 2012. Lily moved up from the sixth spot.

Top 20 Baby Boy Names (by count): Liam (92), Carter (69), Noah (65), Lucas (65), Ethan (60), Jacob (55), Mason (54), William (52), Owen (52), Jace (50), Alexander (49), Jaxon (49), Bentley (47), Benjamin (45), Jase (45), Logan (44), Hudson (43), Ryder (42), Hunter (42), Samuel (40).

Top 20 Baby Girl Names (by count): Emma (80), Sophia (72), Emily (64), Olivia (64), Lily (53), Ava (52), Brooklyn (45), Zoey (43), Brielle (40), Avery (38), Grace (38), Hannah (38), Mia (37), Hailey (37), Isabella (37), Aubrey (33), Ella (33), Abigail (33), Sadie (32), Chloe (30).


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