Popular Names in Canada (British Columbia)

Information from the BC Vital Statistics Agency
Boys · Girls
Boys
Rank Name Times +/-
35.
Ralph
28 new
39.
Eric
24 new
41.
Gerald
20 new
42.
Edwin
19 new
45.
Allan
17 new
47.
Andrew
16 new
48.
Earl
15 new
48.
Lorne
15 new
54.
Carl
13 new
54.
Cecil
13 new
54.
Patrick
13 new
54.
Russell
13 new
54.
Yoshio
13 new
60.
Cyril
12 new
60.
Ian
12 new
65.
Clifford
11 new
65.
Dennis
11 new
65.
Paul
11 new
65.
Reginald
11 new
65.
Roderick
11 new
70.
Fredrick
10 new
70.
Philip
10 new
73.
Joe
9 new
73.
Vernon
9 new
78.
Ross
8 new
78.
Sidney
8 new
78.
Warren
8 new
78.
Wing
8 new
84.
Akira
7 new
84.
Benjamin
7 new
84.
Denis
7 new
84.
Geoffrey
7 new
84.
Laurence
7 new
84.
Louis
7 new
84.
Maurice
7 new
84.
Owen
7 new
84.
Percy
7 new
84.
Shigeo
7 new
84.
Theodore
7 new
16.
Norman
50 +12
7.
Gordon
88 +11
12.
Joseph
60 +11
19.
Stanley
46 +9
17.
Richard
49 +8
30.
Herbert
35 +8
26.
Raymond
39 +6
14.
Kenneth
55 +5
23.
Albert
42 +5
15.
Frank
51 +4
24.
Peter
41 +4
40.
Alan
23 +4
20.
Frederick
45 +3
98.
Alex
6 new
98.
Colin
6 new
98.
Harvey
6 new
98.
Hiroshi
6 new
98.
Keith
6 new
98.
Minoru
6 new
98.
Neil
6 new
98.
Shigeru
6 new
98.
Stephen
6 new
98.
Stuart
6 new
36.
Alfred
25 +2
36.
Leonard
25 +2
42.
Lawrence
19 +2
2.
William
290 +1
6.
Donald
93 +1
12.
Edward
60 +1
20.
Roy
45 +1
24.
Francis
41 +1
1.
John
299 0
4.
James
163 0
5.
George
153 0
8.
Thomas
85 0
10.
Charles
75 0
32.
Alexander
32 0
44.
Leslie
18 0
3.
Robert
223 -1
51.
Hugh
14 -2
51.
Michael
14 -2
9.
Arthur
78 -3
11.
David
66 -3
36.
Victor
25 -4
17.
Harold
49 -6
22.
Douglas
44 -6
31.
Harry
33 -6
48.
Bruce
15 -10
33.
Jack
29 -11
60.
Arnold
12 -11
28.
Ernest
37 -12
45.
Samuel
17 -13
51.
Wilfred
14 -13
26.
Walter
39 -14
29.
Ronald
36 -16
60.
Bernard
12 -16
33.
Henry
29 -18
70.
Daniel
10 -21
54.
Lloyd
13 -22
60.
Howard
12 -22
73.
Clarence
9 -24
73.
Masao
9 -24
73.
Hideo
9 -29
78.
Fred
8 -29
78.
Kiyoshi
8 -29
84.
Malcolm
7 -35
84.
Mike
7 -35
84.
Wallace
7 -52
Girls
Rank Name Times +/-
33.
Eleanor
28 new
49.
Myrtle
20 new
52.
Laura
18 new
54.
Lorna
17 new
54.
Sheila
17 new
57.
Nora
16 new
57.
Rose
16 new
61.
Pearl
15 new
61.
Sarah
15 new
23.
Agnes
35 +38
65.
Beatrice
14 new
66.
Emily
13 new
66.
Hilda
13 new
66.
Janet
13 new
66.
Verna
13 new
7.
Phyllis
58 +32
74.
Isabel
12 new
74.
Isabella
12 new
74.
Toshiko
12 new
74.
Vivian
12 new
74.
Winifred
12 new
20.
Eileen
43 +25
21.
Edith
42 +24
39.
Grace
24 +22
81.
Francis
11 new
81.
Isobel
11 new
81.
Velma
11 new
32.
Hazel
31 +19
35.
Elsie
26 +16
85.
Beryl
10 new
85.
Christina
10 new
85.
Geraldine
10 new
85.
Iris
10 new
85.
Josephine
10 new
85.
Lorraine
10 new
85.
Maria
10 new
25.
Marion
34 +14
37.
Mildred
25 +14
39.
June
24 +12
49.
Eva
20 +12
9.
Ruth
52 +10
92.
Daphne
9 new
92.
Dora
9 new
92.
Ivy
9 new
92.
Katherine
9 new
92.
Lucy
9 new
92.
Rosemary
9 new
4.
Jean
76 +8
12.
Doreen
50 +7
15.
Marjorie
47 +7
44.
Gloria
23 +7
16.
Kathleen
46 +6
27.
Shirley
33 +6
9.
Evelyn
52 +5
30.
Norma
32 +3
8.
Patricia
53 +2
49.
Lois
20 +2
18.
Barbara
45 +1
100.
Ada
8 new
100.
Bertha
8 new
100.
Constance
8 new
100.
Freda
8 new
100.
Georgina
8 new
100.
Lucille
8 new
100.
Marjory
8 new
100.
Olga
8 new
100.
Roberta
8 new
100.
Virginia
8 new
100.
Wilma
8 new
100.
Yvonne
8 new
1.
Mary
207 0
3.
Dorothy
146 0
4.
Elizabeth
76 0
4.
Helen
76 0
2.
Margaret
176 -1
23.
Frances
35 -1
52.
Vera
18 -1
14.
Irene
48 -2
11.
Joan
51 -3
30.
Muriel
32 -3
19.
Audrey
44 -5
66.
Yoshiko
13 -5
12.
Doris
50 -6
16.
Florence
46 -6
39.
Marie
24 -6
57.
Mabel
16 -6
46.
Catherine
22 -7
22.
Alice
36 -8
35.
Thelma
26 -8
48.
Anna
21 -9
39.
Edna
24 -10
39.
Lillian
24 -10
33.
Gladys
28 -11
27.
Joyce
33 -13
74.
Fumiko
12 -13
37.
Ethel
25 -15
54.
Olive
17 -15
25.
Betty
34 -16
46.
Jessie
22 -17
27.
Annie
33 -20
66.
Ellen
13 -21
66.
Marguerite
13 -21
61.
Nancy
15 -22
57.
Ruby
16 -28
61.
May
15 -28
44.
Violet
23 -30
92.
Charlotte
9 -31
66.
Bernice
13 -33
81.
Pauline
11 -36
100.
Clara
8 -39
74.
Gertrude
12 -41
92.
Nellie
9 -41
100.
Emma
8 -55