Nova Scotia Reveals Top 10 Baby Names Of 2017

Nova Scotia Reveals Top 10 Baby Names Of 2017
Nova Scotia Reveals Top 10 Baby Names Of 2017

For the second year in a row, Olivia and William are the most popular baby names of 2017, according Nova Scotia’s Registry of Vital Statistics.

As of December 28, Nova Scotia welcomed 53 babies named Olivia and 60 named William.

Of the 7,646 registered births in Nova Scotia up to December 28, the top 10 names were:

  • Olivia
  • Charlotte
  • Scarlett
  • Sophia
  • Ava
  • William
  • Benjamin
  • Liam
  • Oliver
  • Lincoln

While the most popular names usually remain fairly consistent over the years, there are a few new noticeable favourites this year. They include Lincoln, Alexander, Grayson, Jaxon, Thomas, Hannah, Avery, Zoey and Sadie.

Nova Scotia began formally registering births on August 1, 1864. The most popular names that year were Mary and John.

Here’s the complete list of the top baby names in Nova Scotia for 2017:

Girls:

Olivia (53), Charlotte (49), Scarlett (38), Sophia (38), Ava (37), Emma (35), Abigail (34), Evelyn (33), Amelia (32), Ella (31), Claire (29), Hannah (29), Lily (29), Avery (27), Chloe (27), Zoey (26), Sadie (24), Ellie (23), Emily (23), Isabella (23).

Boys:

William (60), Benjamin (52), Liam (44), Oliver (44), Lincoln (43), Jack (42), Noah (42), Logan (41), Lucas (41), Owen (38), James (37), Ethan (36), Hunter (36), Alexander (34), Carter (32), Grayson (32), Emmett (30), Jackson (30), Mason (30), Jaxon (29), Thomas (29).

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