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Alberta Baby Names 2017

Posted 27 October 2018

The Alberta Government  has published baby names data for 2018 for Alberta in Canada. Data is available for all names.

Female Names

The top two girls’ names are unchanged, with Olivia in first place and Emma in second. Charlotte moves up three places to third. Ava and Sophia are in joint fourth place. Emily falls one place to sixth. Abigail moves up one place to seventh, changing places with Amelia who drops to eighth. Isabella is a new entry in the top ten, moving up two places to ninth. Aria and Chloe are in joint tenth place.

New entries in the top 100 names include Luna (up 50 places to 69th), Sloane (up 46 places to 73rd), Arya (up 23 places to joint 90th), Emery (up 36 places to joint 90th), Athena (up 62 places to joint 94th), Aubree (up 25 places to joint 94th) and Gracie (up 160 places to 100th).

Names dropping out of the top 100 include Paige (down 18 places to 104th), Ruby (down 53 places to 111th), Rachel (down 40 places to 14th), Alyssa (down 34 places to 134th), Sara (down 57 places to 141st) and Keira (down 76 places to 154th).

Male Names

Noah climbs four places to become the most popular boys’ name in 2017. Liam drops from first place to second, replacing Benjamin who drops to third. Logan is a new entry in the top ten, moving up nine places to fourth. Lucas falls two places to fifth. William and Ethan stay in sixth and seventh places respectively. Oliver drops four places to eighth, and Jack drops one place to ninth. Jacob is another new entry in the top ten, moving up one place to tenth. Lincoln and Owen drop out of the top ten.

New entries in the top 100 include Nixon (up 33 places to 75th), Ashton (up 22 places to joint 80th), Luca (up 39 places to joint 80th), Ezra (up 20 places to 84th), Cole (up 28 places to 91st) and Rowan (up 25 places to 94th).

Names falling out of the top 100 include Nicholas (down 20 places to 102nd), George (down 29 places to joint 105th), Landon (down 24 places to joint 105th), Tristan (down 27 places to 110th), Riley (down 25 places to 114th) and Anthony (down 24 places to 120th).

Visit the name popularity tables page to view the tables in full, and to view tables for other years.

Data UpdatesCanadaAbigail, Alyssa, Amelia, Anthony, Aria, Arya, Ashton, Athena, Aubree, Ava, Benjamin, Charlotte, Chloe, Cole, Emery, Emily, Emma, Ethan, Ezra, George, Gracie, Isabella, Jack, Jacob, Keira, Landon, Liam, Lincoln, Logan, Luca, Lucas, Luna, Nicholas, Nixon, Noah, Oliver, Olivia, Owen, Paige, Rachel, Riley, Rowan, Ruby, Sara, Sloane, Sophia, Tristan, William

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