Popular Names in Canada (British Columbia)

Information from the BC Vital Statistics Agency
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Boys
Change
Rank Name Times Rank Num. Pct.
91.
  
Arnold
6 -2 -1 -14.3%
91.
  
Colin
6 -2 -1 -14.3%
91.
  
Franklin
6 new new new
91.
  
Laurence
6 new new new
91.
  
Malcolm
6 new new new
91.
  
Michael
6 -10 -2 -25.0%
91.
  
Mitsuo
6 new new new
91.
  
Murray
6 -2 -1 -14.3%
91.
  
Shigeo
6 +8 0 0.0%
91.
  
Tsutomu
6 new new new
91.
  
Vincent
6 new new new
85.
  
Alvin
7 new new new
85.
  
Bertram
7 +4 0 0.0%
85.
  
Carl
7 +4 0 0.0%
85.
  
Kazuo
7 -4 -1 -12.5%
85.
  
Samuel
7 -22 -5 -41.7%
85.
  
Wing
7 new new new
79.
  
Clarence
8 -35 -13 -61.9%
79.
  
Desmond
8 new new new
79.
  
Earl
8 -26 -7 -46.7%
79.
  
Edgar
8 new new new
79.
  
Roger
8 new new new
79.
  
Vernon
8 -11 -3 -27.3%
66.
  
Cyril
9 -3 -3 -25.0%
66.
  
Fred
9 -15 -7 -43.8%
66.
  
Fredrick
9 new new new
66.
  
Gerald
9 -16 -8 -47.1%
66.
  
Gilbert
9 new new new
66.
  
Hideo
9 -3 -3 -25.0%
66.
  
Hiroshi
9 +23 +2 +28.6%
66.
  
Kiyoshi
9 +15 +1 +12.5%
66.
  
Maurice
9 -19 -10 -52.6%
66.
  
Minoru
9 +2 -2 -18.2%
66.
  
Roderick
9 +7 -1 -10.0%
66.
  
Sidney
9 +2 -2 -18.2%
66.
  
Stephen
9 new new new
62.
  
Cecil
10 -5 -3 -23.1%
62.
  
Glen
10 new new new
62.
  
Patrick
10 new new new
62.
  
Toshio
10 +27 +3 +42.9%
58.
  
Alan
11 -5 -4 -26.7%
58.
  
Dennis
11 new new new
58.
  
Victor
11 -19 -12 -52.2%
58.
  
Yoshio
11 +15 +1 +10.0%
54.
  
Howard
12 -9 -8 -40.0%
54.
  
Louis
12 +27 +4 +50.0%
54.
  
Ralph
12 -18 -13 -52.0%
54.
  
Reginald
12 -7 -7 -36.8%
50.
  
Bernard
13 +7 0 0.0%
50.
  
Edwin
13 +13 +1 +8.3%
50.
  
Ian
13 -1 -5 -27.8%
50.
  
Masao
13 +31 +5 +62.5%
49.
  
Hugh
14 -12 -10 -41.7%
47.
  
Allen
16 +26 +6 +60.0%
47.
  
Bruce
16 +10 +3 +23.1%
45.
  
Eric
17 0 -3 -15.0%
45.
  
Philip
17 +10 +3 +21.4%
44.
  
Paul
18 +13 +5 +38.5%
42.
  
Lawrence
19 +13 +5 +35.7%
42.
  
Leonard
19 -3 -4 -17.4%
41.
  
Peter
20 -6 -12 -37.5%
37.
  
Andrew
21 +4 -1 -4.5%
37.
  
Clifford
21 +14 +5 +31.3%
37.
  
Lloyd
21 +4 -1 -4.5%
37.
  
Wilfred
21 +20 +8 +61.5%
36.
  
Allan
23 -3 -12 -34.3%
35.
  
Francis
24 -8 -16 -40.0%
33.
  
Alexander
26 -8 -16 -38.1%
33.
  
Herbert
26 +8 +4 +18.2%
30.
  
Harry
27 -4 -14 -34.1%
30.
  
Henry
27 -7 -20 -42.6%
30.
  
Leslie
27 +7 +3 +12.5%
29.
  
Alfred
29 -5 -14 -32.6%
28.
  
Frank
31 -12 -29 -48.3%
27.
  
Ronald
34 +3 -4 -10.5%
25.
  
Jack
38 +5 0 0.0%
25.
  
Stanley
38 +2 -2 -5.0%
24.
  
Douglas
40 -10 -31 -43.7%
22.
  
Raymond
42 +11 +7 +20.0%
22.
  
Roy
42 +7 +3 +7.7%
21.
  
Frederick
43 -1 -11 -20.4%
19.
  
Albert
44 0 -11 -20.0%
19.
  
Ernest
44 +13 +8 +22.2%
18.
  
Edward
47 -6 -26 -35.6%
17.
  
Walter
50 +5 -1 -2.0%
16.
  
Joseph
58 +5 +6 +11.5%
14.
  
Harold
59 0 -12 -16.9%
14.
  
Norman
59 +3 +1 +1.7%
13.
  
Richard
65 +5 +9 +16.1%
12.
  
David
73 -3 -23 -24.0%
10.
  
Donald
74 -4 -35 -32.1%
10.
  
Kenneth
74 +3 +2 +2.8%
9.
  
Thomas
76 -2 -25 -24.8%
8.
  
Gordon
79 +2 -15 -16.0%
7.
  
Arthur
81 +1 -17 -17.3%
6.
  
Charles
107 +5 +20 +23.0%
5.
  
George
159 0 -21 -11.7%
4.
  
James
175 0 -38 -17.8%
3.
  
Robert
214 0 -18 -7.8%
2.
  
William
240 0 -69 -22.3%
1.
  
John
303 0 -71 -19.0%
Girls
Change
Rank Name Times Rank Num. Pct.
97.
  
Anne
8 new new new
97.
  
Isabel
8 new new new
97.
  
Lucy
8 new new new
97.
  
Marjory
8 -28 -6 -42.9%
97.
  
Nancy
8 -1 -1 -11.1%
97.
  
Nellie
8 -42 -9 -52.9%
97.
  
Pauline
8 new new new
97.
  
Toshiko
8 new new new
97.
  
Virginia
8 -25 -5 -38.5%
92.
  
Alma
9 -9 -2 -18.2%
92.
  
Emma
9 +4 0 0.0%
92.
  
Jane
9 new new new
92.
  
Josephine
9 -37 -8 -47.1%
92.
  
Margret
9 new new new
87.
  
Clara
10 -9 -2 -16.7%
87.
  
Dora
10 new new new
87.
  
Norah
10 new new new
87.
  
Winifred
10 -9 -2 -16.7%
87.
  
Yvonne
10 new new new
79.
  
Christina
11 new new new
79.
  
Emily
11 new new new
79.
  
Georgina
11 new new new
79.
  
Hilda
11 -7 -2 -15.4%
79.
  
Iris
11 -7 -2 -15.4%
79.
  
Maria
11 new new new
79.
  
Vivian
11 -20 -5 -31.3%
79.
  
Winnifred
11 -32 -12 -52.2%
71.
  
Ada
12 new new new
71.
  
Bertha
12 +20 +2 +20.0%
71.
  
Gloria
12 new new new
71.
  
Katherine
12 -8 -3 -20.0%
71.
  
Lilian
12 -8 -3 -20.0%
71.
  
Marian
12 new new new
71.
  
Myrtle
12 -8 -3 -20.0%
71.
  
Sarah
12 +12 +1 +9.1%
65.
  
Bernice
13 -6 -3 -18.8%
65.
  
Ida
13 +31 +4 +44.4%
65.
  
Laura
13 -18 -10 -43.5%
65.
  
Lois
13 -6 -3 -18.8%
65.
  
Rose
13 -12 -6 -31.6%
65.
  
Sheila
13 +7 0 0.0%
61.
  
Beatrice
14 -20 -14 -50.0%
61.
  
Esther
14 +35 +5 +55.6%
61.
  
Geraldine
14 new new new
61.
  
Mabel
14 +11 +1 +7.7%
59.
  
Julia
15 new new new
59.
  
Marguerite
15 -4 -2 -11.8%
57.
  
Eva
16 -18 -15 -48.4%
57.
  
Ruby
16 +21 +4 +33.3%
52.
  
Ellen
17 0 -3 -15.0%
52.
  
Janet
17 +11 +2 +13.3%
52.
  
May
17 +11 +2 +13.3%
52.
  
Nora
17 +20 +4 +30.8%
52.
  
Pearl
17 +2 -1 -5.6%
50.
  
Constance
18 +9 +2 +12.5%
50.
  
Hazel
18 -23 -21 -53.8%
48.
  
Eleanor
19 +21 +5 +35.7%
48.
  
Gertrude
19 +15 +4 +26.7%
46.
  
Anna
20 +9 +3 +17.6%
46.
  
Betty
20 -13 -15 -42.9%
45.
  
Eileen
21 -26 -25 -54.3%
44.
  
Vera
22 +6 +1 +4.8%
41.
  
Edna
23 -7 -11 -32.4%
41.
  
Jessie
23 -6 -10 -30.3%
41.
  
Violet
23 -12 -14 -37.8%
39.
  
Ethel
24 +5 -1 -4.0%
39.
  
Shirley
24 +44 +13 +118%
36.
  
Agnes
25 +7 -2 -7.4%
36.
  
Grace
25 -11 -15 -37.5%
36.
  
Joyce
25 +5 -3 -10.7%
34.
  
June
26 +12 +2 +8.3%
34.
  
Olive
26 +15 +4 +18.2%
32.
  
Mildred
27 -9 -15 -35.7%
32.
  
Thelma
27 +7 -4 -12.9%
31.
  
Catherine
28 -7 -13 -31.7%
30.
  
Muriel
29 -11 -17 -37.0%
28.
  
Annie
30 -15 -21 -41.2%
28.
  
Frances
30 -9 -16 -34.8%
26.
  
Lillian
31 +3 -6 -16.2%
26.
  
Marion
31 +9 -2 -6.1%
23.
  
Barbara
32 +2 -8 -20.0%
23.
  
Marie
32 +21 +7 +28.0%
23.
  
Patricia
32 -9 -17 -34.7%
22.
  
Elsie
33 +9 -3 -8.3%
21.
  
Gladys
34 -4 -13 -27.7%
20.
  
Norma
35 +11 -1 -2.8%
19.
  
Doreen
36 +16 +3 +9.1%
18.
  
Audrey
42 +9 +3 +7.7%
17.
  
Evelyn
43 -6 -11 -20.4%
15.
  
Florence
44 -7 -23 -34.3%
15.
  
Ruth
44 +23 +12 +37.5%
13.
  
Joan
48 +4 +1 +2.1%
13.
  
Marjorie
48 -4 -17 -26.2%
12.
  
Edith
49 -2 -9 -15.5%
11.
  
Doris
50 +1 -3 -5.7%
10.
  
Phyllis
51 +6 +3 +6.3%
8.
  
Alice
52 +6 +3 +6.1%
8.
  
Kathleen
52 -4 -31 -37.3%
6.
  
Helen
54 -1 -28 -34.1%
6.
  
Irene
54 +16 +11 +25.6%
5.
  
Jean
61 +1 -14 -18.7%
4.
  
Elizabeth
63 +3 -5 -7.4%
3.
  
Dorothy
135 0 -45 -25.0%
2.
  
Margaret
195 -1 -22 -10.1%
1.
  
Mary
210 +1 +7 +3.4%
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