According to the government of Northern Territory, Australia, the most popular baby names in NT in 2020 were Charlotte and William.
Here are Northern Territory’s top 10 girl names and top 10+ boy names of 2020:
Charlotte, 15 baby girls
Isla, 12 (tie)
Matilda, 12 (tie)
Amelia, 10 (5-way tie)
Grace, 10 (5-way tie)
Hazel, 10 (5-way tie)
Mia, 10 (5-way tie)
Willow, 10 (5-way tie)
William, 20 baby boys
Henry, 11 (3-way tie)
James, 11 (3-way tie)
Noah, 11 (3-way tie)
Hudson, 10 (3-way tie)
Isaac, 10 (3-way tie)
Thomas, 10 (3-way tie)
On the boys’ side, Thomas is followed by an 8-way tie involving two names I don’t usually see in the rankings: Billy and Mayson. Mayson is especially interesting because the more traditional spelling, Mason, hasn’t made the list for the last two years (after ranking as high as 2nd in 2017).
In 2019, the top two names in NT were Grace and Oliver.
According to early data from Ontario’s Ministry of Government and Consumer Services, the most popular baby names in the province in 2015 were Sophia/Sofia/Sofiya and Jackson/Jaxon/Jaxson/Jaxen/Jaxxon/Jaxyn.
Either that or they were simply Olivia and Liam again.
See, the province decided to pull a Malta this year and lump variant spellings together in the rankings.
Luckily, Ontario didn’t do away with the traditional list altogether, so let’s start there. Here are the projected top 10 girl and boy names of 2015.
1. Olivia 2. Emma 3. Ava 4. Sophia 5. Charlotte 6. Emily 7. Abigail 8. Chloe 9. Isabella 10. Avery
1. Liam 2. Ethan 3. Noah 4. Benjamin 5. William 6. Jacob 7. Lucas 8. Mason 9. Logan 10. Alexander
According to this list, Olivia and Liam are still the #1 names, and Lucas dropped from #3 in 2014 to #7 in 2015.
Next, here’s the list of the top 10 girl and boy name-groups of 2015. From what I can tell, this list excludes names that didn’t have multiple spellings.