How popular is the baby name Ella 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 Ella.
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.
Speaking of Malta…according to The Malta Independent, the most popular baby names in the country in 2018 were Emma and Noah.
Here are Malta’s top 3 girl names and top 3 boy names of 2018:
In the girls’ top three, Mia and Valentina replace Ella and Amy, but Emma remains on top. In the the boys’ top three, Noah doesn’t just replace Ben, but supplants Luca, the #1 boy name of 2017.
(I wish I could publish full top 10 lists, but Malta’s National Statistics Office stopped updating its Naming Babies page after releasing the 2014 rankings.)
Source: Top three baby names in 2018
According to Western Australia’s Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, the most popular baby names in Western Australia in 2019 were Olivia and Jack.
Here are WA’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019:
- Olivia, 190 baby girls
- Isla, 186
- Charlotte, 175
- Ava, 171
- Amelia, 160
- Grace, 146
- Mia, 143
- Harper, 137
- Ella, 124
- Lucy, 118
- Jack, 228 baby boys
- Noah, 218
- Oliver, 209
- Lucas, 181
- Leo, 160
- James, 156
- William, 149
- Thomas, 148
- Mason, 143
- Charlie, 137
In the girls’ top 10, Ella and Lucy replace Chloe, Willow and Zoe. (Lucy rose to 10th all the way from 21st.) In the boys’ top 10, Mason replaces Ethan and Logan.
The girls’ top 50 includes Poppy, Bonnie, and Eloise; the boys’ top 50 includes Harvey, Kai, and Jasper.
Finally, in 2018, the top names were Ava/Charlotte and Oliver.
Sources: Olivia and Jack top the list as WA’s most popular baby names revealed, Popular Baby Names – DOJ – Govt of Western Australia
According to Statistics Norway, the most popular baby names in Norway in 2019 were Emma and Jakob/Jacob.
Here are Norway’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019:
- Emma, 393 baby girls
- Nora/Norah, 379
- Sofie/Sophie, 326
- Ella, 319
- Olivia, 303
- Ada, 291
- Sofia/Sophia, 271
- Sara/Sarah/Zara, 265
- Maja/Maia/Maya, 260
- Ingrid, 258
- Jakob/Jacob, 423 baby boys
- Lucas/Lukas, 392
- Filip/Fillip/Philip/Phillip, 387
- Oskar/Oscar, 358
- Oliver, 353
- Emil, 347
- Henrik, 339
- William, 333
- Noah/Noa, 314
- Aksel/Axel, 311
In the girls’ top 10, Ada, Sofia/Sophia and Ingrid replace Emilie, Leah/Lea, and Amalie. (Ada may have gotten a boost from Norwegian footballer Ada Hegerberg.)
In the boys’ top 10, William replaces Elias.
In the capital city of Oslo, the top names were Mohammad and Nora.
In 2018, the top two names were Emma and Lucas/Lukas.
Sources: Navn – SSB, Dette var de mest populære navnene i 2019, The top 10 Norwegian baby names for boys and girls