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Québec Baby Names 2018

Posted 19 April 2019

Retraite Québec  has released baby names data for 2018 for Québec in Canada. Data is available for all names.

Female Names

For the fourth year in a row Emma is the most popular girls’ name. Alice moves up one place to second and Olivia climbs one place to third, ahead of Lea who drops two places to fourth. Charlie moves up two places to fifth. Florence drops one place to sixth and Charlotte falls one place to seventh. Livia is a new entry in the top ten, climbing thirteen places to eighth. Zoe moves up one place to ninth and Beatrice falls one place to tenth. Rosalie drops out of the top ten.

New entries in the top 100 names include Lyvia (up 32 places to 69th), Estelle (up 33 places to 88th), Emma-Rose (up 20 places to joint 86th), Layla (up 25 places to 86th) and Leane (up 12 places to 89th).

Names dropping out of the top 100 include Lea-Rose (down 19 places to 108th), Ella (down 25 places to 112th) and Ariane (down 20 places to 115th).

Male Names

The top three boys’ names are unchanged, with William in first place, Logan in second and Liam in third. Thomas moves up two places to fourth. Noah drops one place to fifth and Jacob falls one place to sixth. Leo moves up two places to seventh. Felix is a new entry in the top ten, climbing five places to eighth. Edouard is another new entry in the top ten, moving up three places to ninth. Nathan drops two places to tenth. Raphael and Alexis drop out of the top ten.

New entries in the top 100 include Maxence (up 34 places to 82nd), Ali (up 46 places to 90th) and Alexander (up 10 places to 99th).

Names dropping out of the top 100 include Maxime (down 18 places to 101st), Simon (down 18 places to 105th), Joshua (down 14 places to 107th), Derek (down 39 places to 113th) and Remi (down 42 places to 140th).

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

Data UpdatesCanadaAlexander, Alexis, Ali, Alice, Ariane, Beatrice, Charlie, Charlotte, Derek, Edouard, Ella, Emma, Emma-Rose, Estelle, Felix, Florence, Jacob, Joshua, Layla, Lea, Lea-Rose, Leane, Leo, Liam, Livia, Logan, Lyvia, Maxence, Maxime, Nathan, Noah, Olivia, Raphael, Remi, Rosalie, Simon, Thomas, William, Zoe

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