These Are Officially Canada's 100 Most Popular Baby Names

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100 Most Popular Baby Names In Canada In 2019

Every year, certain baby names come in and out of fashion. For years, celebrities opted for unique and sometimes confusing names like Apple or Pear. While popular shows influence normal everyday people to name their children after HBO characters like Jon or Arya. Even if you're not planning on having your own little goober, it's always fascinating to read the list of the most popular baby names in Canada each year.

Generally, we recognize several from celebrities who have stolen the show (or our hearts) in recent months, like Noah who had a surprising rise in popularity at the same time as To All The Boys I've Loved Before's Noah Centineo. Then, we always have nice surprises with new names that explode in popularity without us knowing the exact reason.

On the Canadian side, the popular list is unveiled at the end of the year. It's fun to discover the past year's most popular names. Wonder what the list will look like at the end of this year. 

Here are the top 50 most popular male names in Canada:

1. Jackson

2. Noah

3. Liam

4. Lucas

5. Benjamin

6. Oliver

7. Ethan

8. Jacob

9. Leo 

10. Logan

11. William

12. Grayson   

13. Jack

14. James

15. Aiden

16. Lincoln 

17. Theo

18. Thomas

19. Mateo

20. Hudson

21. Gabriel 

22. Mason 

23. Owen 

24. Kayden

25. Alexander 

26. Luca 

27. Jayden 

28. Nathan

29. Hunter

30. Theodore

31. Levi

32. Connor

33. Caleb

34. Elliot

35. Daniel

36. Austin

37. Colton

38. Felix

39. Isaac

40. Carter

41. Henry

42. Myles

43. Adam

44. Luke

45. Elijah

46. ​​Emmett

47. Asher

48. Declan

49. Samuel

50. Sebastian

Here are the top 50 most popular female names in Canada in 2019:

1. Sophia    

2. Olivia

3. Emma

4. Amelia

5. Aria

6. Charlotte

7. Ava

8. Mia

9. Mila

10. Chloe

11. Isabella

12. Zoe

13. Abigail

14. Riley

15. Lily

16. Everly

17. Layla

18. Ella

19. Maya

20. Nora

21. Hannah

22. Scarlett

23. Harper

24. Avery

25. Isla

26. Alice

27. Hailey

28. Emily

29. Charlie

30. Sophie

31. Evelyn

32. Violet

33. Madison

34. Peyton

35. Madelyn

36. Ellie

37. Elizabeth

38. Emilia

39. Isabelle

40. Victoria

41. Grace

42. Lyla

43. Audrey

44. Aliyah

45. Claire

46. ​​Lucy

47. Addison

48. Aubrey

49. Brooklyn

50. Julia

Across Canada, the two most popular names this year were Jackson and Sophia. Other notable mentions for little girls are Olivia, Emma, Amelia, Aria, and Charlotte. 

For boys, popular names apart from Jackson were Noah, Liam, Lucas, Benjamin, Oliver, and Ethan. 

Colours were also popular this year, Sienna, Hazel, and Violet were top picks in 2019. 

This article was originally published in French on Narcity Quebec.

Jasmine Girn
Editorial Operations Manager
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