How popular is the baby name Abigail in the United States right now? How popular was it historically? Find out using the graph below! Plus, check out all the blog posts that mention the name Abigail.
According to Cabin Radio, the most popular* baby names in the Canadian territory of Northwest Territories in 2019 were Zoey and Elias/John/Joseph/Michael (4-way tie).
Here are Northwest Territories’ top girl names and top boy names of 2019:
- Zoey (4 girls)
- Emily, Hazel, Kinsley, Lily (3 girls each)
- Adeline, Alexandra, Amelia, Anastasia, Ashley, Aurora, Blair, Edie, Ella, Evelyn, Everly, Helena, Josie, Lexie, Lilah, Madeline, Madison, Miley, Myla, Nevaeh, Neve, Ruby, Ruth, Sadie, Serenity, Sofia, Sophie, Victoria, Willa (2 girls each)
- Elias, John, Joseph, Michael (3 boys each)
- Aiden, Benjamin, Bodhi, Carter, Charles, David, Dominic, Dylan, Edward, Elliott, Felix, Hudson, Iverson, Jack, Jeremiah, Jimmy, Jonah, Joshua, Lennox, Levi, Mackenzie, Maverick, Nate, Nathan, Nicholas, Noah, Riel, Theo, Timothy, Walker, Wesley (2 boys each)
In 2018, the top names in NWT were Carter, John, Olivia, and Peyton (with 4 babies each). In 2015, the top names were Abigail and Liam. And in 2020, the very first baby born in NWT was named Axel.
Sources: Zoey is the NWT’s most popular baby name of 2019, The NWT’s top baby names of 2018
*These rankings only cover NWT births through early December.
According to Idaho Vital Statistics, the most popular baby names in the state in 2018 were Olivia and Liam.
Here are Idaho’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2018:
- Olivia, 107 baby girls
- Emma, 92
- Harper, 88
- Charlotte, 83
- Evelyn, 82
- Amelia, 77
- Hazel, 62
- Ava, 60
- Abigail, 58
- Lily, 56 (tied with #11, Sophia)
- Liam, 127 baby boys
- Oliver, 114
- William, 93
- Hudson, 83 (tie)
- Henry, 83 (tie)
- James, 82
- Owen, 79
- Jackson, 78
- Wyatt, 77
- Lincoln, 75
In the girls’ top 10, Hazel and Lily replace Elizabeth and (technically) Sophia.
In the boys’ top 10, Hudson, Owen, and Wyatt replace Samuel, Mason, and Logan. Notably, Hudson didn’t even make Idaho’s top 25 in 2017.
Speaking of 2017…the top two names that year were Emma and Oliver.
And now, some of Idaho’s unusual baby names:
|Unique Girl Names||Unique Boy Names|
|Amerikis, Anomaly, Aquamarine, Atlyss, Azkadealliya, Buttercup, Cansas, Ellexy, Gift, Glacier-Dawn, Ingeborg, Jonnacie, Kc, Livingston, Naivee, Netanya, Neverr, Onnicka, Phynixx, Reminatrix, Silentbird, Stormageddon, Sufia, Violetjade, Yggdrasil||Anarchy, Banx, Bekan, Boss, Combat, Derexx, Geremi, Given, Gnash, Grizzly, Jj, Jrue, Krush, Lighten, Lukasza, Prentiss, Rhun, Skeigh, Thackery, Timber, Trynitee, Tytanium, Ugutz, Wisely|
Possible explanations/associations for a couple of the above:
Source: Annual Reports – Idaho Vital Statistics
According to the Yukon Bureau of Statistics, the most popular baby names in Yukon in 2019 were Ava/Isla/Livia/Quinn (4-way tie) and Henry.
Here are all the baby names bestowed two or more times in Yukon last year:
In 2018, the top names in Yukon were Amber/Grace (2-way tie) and Thomas.
In 1990s and early 2000s, the top names in Yukon included Emily, Samantha, Alexander and James.
Source: Oh, Henry! Here are the most popular baby names in Yukon in 2019
According to New York City’s Department of Health, the most popular baby names in the city in 2018 were Emma and Liam.
Here are New York City’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2018:
- Emma (501 born in NYC in 2018)
- Liam (779 born in NYC in 2018)
In the girls’ top 10, Amelia and Chloe replace Emily and Abigail.
In the boys’ top 10, Alexander replaces Jayden.
In 2017, the top two names were also Emma and Liam.
Within each of the five boroughs, the top baby names were…
- Manhattan: Emma and Noah
- Bronx: Isabella and Liam
- Brooklyn: Esther and David
- Queens: Mia and Liam
- Staten Island: Mia and Michael
And, finally, a few of the baby names bestowed just 10 times each in NYC last year were the girl names Aminah, Ida and Zadie, and the boy names Bentley, Lucian and Warren.
Source: The Top Baby Names of 2018