Most popular names for girls and boys revealed
Dec. 13, 2018
Global Korean Post
What kind of names do parents prefer to make for their babies?
Celebrating the 100-year anniversary of recording baby names, Ontario government revealed the most popular names for girls and boys born in Ontario.
Marie and Joseph rank as the most popular names for girls and boys born in Ontario over the past 100 years.
Since the Roaring Twenties, Marie ranked as the most popular girls name for four decades, followed closely by Mary. Joseph ranked first in boy names over a 30-year period.
The most popular baby name for boys in 2017 was Noah, which replaced Benjamin, while Olivia remained the most popular baby name for girls.
Top girls names for 2017 are Olivia, Emma, Charlotte, Ava and Amelia.
And top boys names are Noah, Liam, Benjamin, William and Logan.
After naming their newborns, parents have up to 30 days to register their child’s birth.
ServiceOntario’s easy-to-use online 5-in-1 Newborn Bundle is the best way to register a birth. In a few easy clicks, parents can register their child’s birth and apply for their birth certificate, Social Insurance Number, Canada Child Benefit and Education Savings Referral service.