Here are the top baby names for 2020 in Canada

2020 has been a tumultuous year, which is a sentiment even the annual rankings of baby names in Canada couldn’t escape.

Despite this year’s rankings shifting drastically, the names that stood mostly unchanged from last year stand as a testament to their popularity. Olivia climbed up one place from last year to knock out the previous champion, Sophia. Emma continued its ascent for another year taking second place while Mia crawled back up the chart to sit at number three this year.

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Top girl's names in Canada

  1. Olivia
  2. Emma
  3. Mia
  4. Sophia
  5. Zoey
  6. Charlotte
  7. Amelia
  8. Aria
  9. Mila
  10. Hannah
  11. Ava
  12. Chloe
  13. Ella
  14. Abigail
  15. Everly
  16. Leah
  17. Nora
  18. Ellie
  19. Isabella
  20. Riley

And now for the young gentlemen. At the top of the chart was Liam – a favourite of parents for a number of years – and also visited the podium at third place in 2019 and first place in 2018. Last year’s crown went to Jackson, which dropped down to second place this year. The top name of 2017, Noah, fell one place to number three.

Top boy's names in Canada

  1. Liam
  2. Jackson
  3. Noah
  4. Lucas
  5. Oliver
  6. Grayson
  7. Leo
  8. Jack
  9. Benjamin
  10. William
  11. Luca
  12. Logan
  13. Ethan
  14. Levi
  15. James
  16. Henry
  17. Mateo
  18. Jacob
  19. Elliot
  20. Mason
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