Popular Names in Canada (British Columbia)

Information from the BC Vital Statistics Agency
Boys · Girls
Boys
Rank Name Times +/-
58.
Dennis
11 new
62.
Glen
10 new
62.
Patrick
10 new
66.
Fredrick
9 new
66.
Gilbert
9 new
66.
Stephen
9 new
50.
Masao
13 +31
54.
Louis
12 +27
62.
Toshio
10 +27
47.
Allen
16 +26
66.
Hiroshi
9 +23
79.
Desmond
8 new
79.
Edgar
8 new
79.
Roger
8 new
37.
Wilfred
21 +20
85.
Alvin
7 new
85.
Wing
7 new
58.
Yoshio
11 +15
66.
Kiyoshi
9 +15
37.
Clifford
21 +14
19.
Ernest
44 +13
42.
Lawrence
19 +13
44.
Paul
18 +13
50.
Edwin
13 +13
23.
Raymond
42 +10
45.
Philip
17 +10
47.
Bruce
16 +10
91.
Franklin
6 new
91.
Laurence
6 new
91.
Malcolm
6 new
91.
Mitsuo
6 new
91.
Tsutomu
6 new
91.
Vincent
6 new
21.
Roy
43 +8
33.
Herbert
26 +8
91.
Shigeo
6 +8
30.
Leslie
27 +7
50.
Bernard
13 +7
66.
Roderick
9 +7
6.
Charles
107 +5
13.
Richard
65 +5
16.
Joseph
58 +5
17.
Walter
50 +5
25.
Jack
38 +5
37.
Andrew
21 +4
37.
Lloyd
21 +4
85.
Bertram
7 +4
85.
Carl
7 +4
10.
Kenneth
74 +3
14.
Norman
59 +3
27.
Ronald
34 +3
8.
Gordon
79 +2
25.
Stanley
38 +2
66.
Minoru
9 +2
66.
Sidney
9 +2
7.
Arthur
81 +1
1.
John
305 0
2.
William
240 0
3.
Robert
214 0
4.
James
175 0
5.
George
159 0
14.
Harold
59 0
19.
Albert
44 0
45.
Eric
17 0
21.
Frederick
43 -1
50.
Ian
13 -1
9.
Thomas
76 -2
91.
Arnold
6 -2
91.
Colin
6 -2
91.
Murray
6 -2
12.
David
73 -3
36.
Allan
23 -3
42.
Leonard
19 -3
66.
Cyril
9 -3
66.
Hideo
9 -3
10.
Donald
74 -4
30.
Harry
27 -4
85.
Kazuo
7 -4
29.
Alfred
29 -5
58.
Alan
11 -5
62.
Cecil
10 -5
18.
Edward
47 -6
41.
Peter
20 -6
30.
Henry
27 -7
54.
Reginald
12 -7
33.
Alexander
26 -8
35.
Francis
24 -8
54.
Howard
12 -9
24.
Douglas
40 -10
91.
Michael
6 -10
79.
Vernon
8 -11
28.
Frank
31 -12
49.
Hugh
14 -12
66.
Fred
9 -15
66.
Gerald
9 -16
54.
Ralph
12 -18
58.
Victor
11 -19
66.
Maurice
9 -19
85.
Samuel
7 -22
79.
Earl
8 -26
79.
Clarence
8 -35
Girls
Rank Name Times +/-
39.
Shirley
24 +44
59.
Julia
15 new
61.
Geraldine
14 new
61.
Esther
14 +35
65.
Ida
13 +31
71.
Ada
12 new
71.
Gloria
12 new
71.
Marian
12 new
15.
Ruth
44 +23
79.
Christina
11 new
79.
Emily
11 new
79.
Georgina
11 new
79.
Maria
11 new
23.
Marie
32 +21
48.
Eleanor
19 +21
52.
Nora
17 +21
57.
Ruby
16 +21
71.
Bertha
12 +20
6.
Irene
54 +16
19.
Doreen
36 +16
34.
Olive
26 +15
48.
Gertrude
19 +15
87.
Dora
10 new
87.
Norah
10 new
87.
Yvonne
10 new
34.
June
26 +12
61.
Mabel
14 +12
71.
Sarah
12 +12
20.
Norma
35 +11
52.
Janet
17 +11
52.
May
17 +11
18.
Audrey
42 +9
22.
Elsie
33 +9
26.
Marion
31 +9
46.
Anna
20 +9
50.
Constance
18 +9
92.
Jane
9 new
92.
Margret
9 new
65.
Sheila
13 +8
32.
Thelma
27 +7
36.
Agnes
25 +7
8.
Alice
52 +6
10.
Phyllis
51 +6
44.
Vera
22 +6
36.
Joyce
25 +5
39.
Ethel
24 +5
13.
Joan
48 +4
92.
Emma
9 +4
97.
Anne
8 new
97.
Isabel
8 new
97.
Lucy
8 new
97.
Pauline
8 new
97.
Toshiko
8 new
4.
Elizabeth
63 +3
23.
Barbara
32 +3
26.
Lillian
31 +3
52.
Pearl
17 +2
1.
Mary
210 +1
5.
Jean
61 +1
11.
Doris
50 +1
3.
Dorothy
135 0
52.
Ellen
17 0
2.
Margaret
195 -1
6.
Helen
54 -1
97.
Nancy
8 -1
12.
Edith
49 -2
8.
Kathleen
52 -4
13.
Marjorie
48 -4
21.
Gladys
34 -4
59.
Marguerite
15 -4
17.
Evelyn
43 -6
41.
Jessie
23 -6
65.
Bernice
13 -6
65.
Lois
13 -6
79.
Iris
11 -6
15.
Florence
44 -7
31.
Catherine
28 -7
41.
Edna
23 -7
71.
Katherine
12 -8
71.
Lilian
12 -8
71.
Myrtle
12 -8
23.
Patricia
32 -9
28.
Frances
30 -9
32.
Mildred
27 -9
87.
Clara
10 -9
87.
Winifred
10 -9
92.
Alma
9 -9
79.
Hilda
11 -10
30.
Muriel
29 -11
36.
Grace
25 -12
41.
Violet
23 -12
65.
Rose
13 -12
46.
Betty
20 -13
28.
Annie
30 -15
57.
Eva
16 -18
65.
Laura
13 -18
61.
Beatrice
14 -20
79.
Vivian
11 -20
50.
Hazel
18 -23
97.
Virginia
8 -24
45.
Eileen
21 -26
97.
Marjory
8 -28
79.
Winnifred
11 -32
92.
Josephine
9 -37
97.
Nellie
8 -42