Want to go deep on baby names in Ontario, Canada?
The province has published two long lists of every baby name that’s been bestowed in Ontario from 1917 to 2010 (inclusive):
As with the SSA lists, only names used five or more times per year were included.
I always like to check out the oddball names first, so here’s a small selection of the 778 boy names and 1,058 girl names that made each respective list only once:
|Boy Name One-Hit Wonders||Girl Name One-Hit Wonders|
|Afnan, Algimantas, Ankur, Anojan, Athol, Berry, Cesidio, Charalambos, Dimce, Efstathios, Gabor, Harsimran, Jolyon, Kalervo, Khary, Khoa, Krrish, Lathushan, Moiz, Ohm, Oiva, Philopateer, Roelof, Solly, Tejpal, Telesphore, Thanush, Vytautas, Warsame, Yassine||Aaltje, Acadia, Ahlam, Brunella, Dorsa, Eleftheria, Filsan, Hoang, Hugette, Iffah, Jeanne D’Arc, Jovie, Krizia, Maria Da Conceica, Marolyn, Mimma, Orysia, Palmina, Petula, Pirjo, Rocchina, Rohini, Shaquilla, Slavica, Sotiria, Sze, Tabassum, Tooba, Tryntje, Verdun|
Have you had a chance to look over all the Ontario baby names? If so, did you see anything interesting?
P.S. Here’s a list of the most popular baby names in Ontario of 2012.