B.C.'s Most Popular Baby Names

Each year, the Vital Statistics Agency compiles a list of the most popular baby names from the birth registrations received that year. The list includes every given name that was chosen five or more times.

To view the most recent list, see Most Popular Baby Names in British Columbia, 2015.

Compare Baby Name Popularity in B.C.

Are you curious to see how popular names have changed over time? Or, maybe you would just like help finding the perfect name for your baby.

Use our Compare Baby Name Popularity in B.C. tool to enter up to five names chart their popularity over the last five, ten, twenty, fifty, or one hundred years. Move the pointer over the line and a text box will appear to tell you how many times the name was chosen in that year.

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100 Years of Popular Boys Baby Names

History of the most popular first names given to boys born in BC over the past 100 years. Only the first names used 5 or more times in the same year are presented.

100 Years of Popular Girls Baby Names

History of the most popular first names given to girls born in BC over the past 100 years. Only the first names used 5 or more times in the same year are presented.

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