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Olivia and Noah retain titles of most popular baby names in Alberta

Children's backpacks and shoes are seen at a daycare in Langley, B.C., on May 29, 2018. Olivia and Noah retain their titles as reigning champions as the most popular names for Alberta newborns. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

EDMONTON — Olivia and Noah have retained their titles as Alberta's most popular baby names.

The province has released data for 2023 that shows 210 babies were named Olivia, making it the most popular girl's name in the province for the 11th year in a row.

There were 276 newborns named Noah, making it the most popular boy's name for the fifth consecutive year.

The most popular boy names after Noah were Liam, Oliver, Theodore and Jack.

The other top girl's names were Amelia, Sophia, Charlotte and Emma.

There were more than 47,000 births registered in Alberta last year.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 24, 2024.

The Canadian Press

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