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 81 baby girls named Emma, followed by Sophia, Olivia, Emily and Lily. Olivia and Emily remained among the top five popular names from 2012. Lily moved up from the sixth spot.
Check out the Top 20 Baby Names for 2013.
15,228 live births were registered in Saskatchewan in 2013--an increase from 15,047 in 2012. These numbers do not include Saskatchewan mothers who gave birth outside of the province.