Most Popular Baby Names for 2013

In 2013, Liam was the most popular name for baby boys born in Saskatchewan for the fourth year in a row. Emma was the most popular girl’s name for the last five years. The second most popular names were Carter and Sophia, which moved up several spots from 2012.

There were 92 baby boys named Liam in 2013, followed by Carter, Noah, Lucas and Ethan. Ethan held the honour as most popular boy’s name for eight years, from 2001 to 2009. There were 80 baby girls named Emma, followed by Sophia, Emily, Olivia and Lily. Olivia and Emily remained among the top five popular names from 2012. Lily moved up from the sixth spot.

Did you know? There were 15,222 live births registered in Saskatchewan in 2013 (as of February 6, 2014), which was an increase from 15,046 in 2012. These numbers do not include Saskatchewan mothers who gave birth outside of the province.

Top 20 Names

​​​ ​ ​Top 20 Girl Names​ ​Top 20 Boy Names
​Rank​Name​# Named​Name​# Named
​1EMMA​80LIAM​92
​2SOPHIA​72CARTER​69
​3EMILY​64​NOAH​65
​4​OLIVIA​64​LUCAS​65
​5​LILY​53​ETHAN​60
​6​AVA​52​JACOB​55
​7BROOKLYN​45​MASON​54
​8​ZOEY​43​WILLIAM​52
​9​BRIELLE​40​OWEN​52
​10​AVERY​38​JACE​50
​11​GRACE​38​ALEXANDER​49
​12​HANNAH​38​JAXON​49
​13MIA​37​BENTLEY​47
​14​HAILEY​37​BENJAMIN​45
​15​ISABELLA​37​JASE​45
​16​AUBREY​33​LOGAN​44
​17​ELLA​33​HUDSON​43
​18​ABAGAIL​33​RYDER​42
​19​SADIE​32​HUNTER​42
​​20​​CHLOE​30​SAMUEL​40