In 2017, Liam was the most popular name for baby boys for the eighth year in a row, and Olivia was the most popular name for baby girls.
The second most popular boy name was William and the second most popular girl name was Ava. There were 73 baby boys named Liam in 2017, followed by William, Jacob, Oliver and Lincoln. There were 81 baby girls named Olivia and 65 baby girls named Ava, followed by Emma, Emily, Sophia and Harper.
William is the second most popular baby boy name in the province two years in a row.
Check out the Top 20 Baby Names for 2017.
Did you know? In 2017, 15,611 live births were registered in Saskatchewan--a small decrease from 15,730 births registered in 2016. These numbers do not include Saskatchewan mothers who gave birth outside of the province.