Most Popular Names in British Columbia, 2012

British Columbia published its most recent list of popular baby names several days ago.

According to the B.C. Vital Statistics Agency, the province’s top names of 2012 were Ethan for boys and Olivia for girls.

Here are the top 20 girl names and top 20 boy names of 2012:

Baby Girl Names Baby Boy Names
1. Olivia, 274 baby girls
2. Emma, 265
3. Sophia, 232
4. Emily, 195
5. Ava, 187
6. Ella, 175
7. Chloe, 143
8. Isabella, 142
9. Avery, 138
10. Hannah, 130
11. Sophie, 127
12. Abigail, 126
13. Charlotte, 122
14. Lily, 121
15. Brooklyn, 113
16. Madison, 112
17. Isla, 111
18. Grace, 101
19. Maya, 99
20. Amelia, 96
1. Ethan, 297 baby boys
2. Liam, 264
3. Lucas, 231
4. Mason, 207
5. Logan, 203
6. Noah, 193
7. Alexander, 190
8. Benjamin, 176
9. Jacob, 168
10. Jack, 163
11. Owen, 157
12. Ryan, 152
13. Daniel, 150
14. Oliver, 150
15. James, 147
16. Nathan, 147
17. Jayden, 146
18. Samuel, 140
19. Matthew, 139
20. William, 133

Here are more of B.C.’s popular baby names of 2012, and here’s an interactive graph showing how various baby names have fared over time in B.C.

Source: What were the top baby names for 2012?


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