Popular baby names in Ontario (Canada), 2016

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According to a recent news release from the Government of Ontario, the most popular baby names in the province in 2016 were Olivia and Benjamin.

Here are Ontario’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2016:

Girl Names
1. Olivia
2. Emma
3. Charlotte
4. Ava
5. Sophia
6. Abigail
7. Emily
8. Amelia
9. Mia
10. Isabella

Boy Names
1. Benjamin
2. Liam
3. Noah
4. Ethan
5. Lucas
6. William
7. Jacob
8. Oliver
9. James
10. Logan

The girls’ top 10 is basically the same as it was in 2015, except for the loss of Ella (which was in 10th last year, but only due to a tie for 9th).

In the boys’ top 10, Oliver and James replaced Nathan (now 11th) and Mason (now 14th).

Finally, according to the news release, “Lincoln makes it in the top 20 for the first time in history of Ontario baby names.”

Sources: Benjamin and Olivia are the Top Baby Names in Ontario, Ontario’s Top 20 Baby Names for 2016

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