In 2022, Liam was back to the most popular name for baby boys, and Olivia was the most popular name for baby girls for the 8th year in a row. The second most popular boy name was Leo and the second most popular girl name was Willow.
There were 25 baby boys named Liam in 2022, followed by Leo, Levi, Noah, and Theodore. There were also 25 baby girls named Olivia, followed by Willow, Isla, Sophia, and Ava.
Some new named debuted on the top 20 list. Asher is at number 9 on the list of boy names and Eleanor debuted at number 15 on the list of girl names.
Several of the most popular baby boy names from 2021 did not reappear on the 2022 top 20 list, including Grayson, Jackson, Brooks, Bennett, Emmett, and Rhett. The baby girl names that did not carry over from 2021 were Ellie, Hazel, Aria, Ella, Avery, and Nova.
Check out the Top 20 Baby Names for 2022.
Did you know? As of July 12, 2022, 4, 891 live births were registered in Saskatchewan—a large decrease from the 14, 522 births registered in 2021. These numbers do not include Saskatchewan mothers who gave birth outside of the province.