Popular Baby Names in British Columbia, 2013

According to data from British Columbia’s Vital Statistics Agency, the most popular baby names in British Columbia in 2013 were Olivia and Liam.

Here are BC’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2013:

Girl Names Boy Names
1. Olivia, 284 baby girls
2. Emma, 250
3. Sophia, 219
4. Emily, 189
5. Ava, 181
6. Chloe, 152
7. Charlotte, 151 (tie)
8. Ella, 151 (tie)
9. Avery, 125 (tie)
10. Hannah, 125 (tie)
1. Liam, 265 baby boys
2. Mason, 248
3. Ethan, 234
4. Lucas, 219
5. Benjamin, 215
6. Logan, 203
7. William, 198
8. Alexander, 194
9. Oliver, 177
10. Noah, 173

Charlotte replaces Isabella in the girls’ top 10, and William and Oliver replace Jacob and Jack in the boys’ top 10. (William was down in 20th place in 2012.)

And, for the record, 9 baby girls were named Maple.

Here are BC’s rankings from 2012.

Sources: Baby’s Most Chosen Names in British Columbia, 2013, Top Baby Names in BC From 2013 Released


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