Popular Names in Canada (British Columbia)

Information from the BC Vital Statistics Agency
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Boys · Girls
Boys
Change
Rank Name Times Rank Num. Pct.
1.
  
John
296 0 +14 +5.0%
2.
  
Robert
287 -1 +5 +1.8%
3.
  
William
264 0 +18 +7.3%
4.
  
Donald
195 +1 +23 +13.4%
5.
  
James
173 -1 -19 -9.9%
6.
  
George
152 +1 +15 +10.9%
7.
  
Ronald
151 -1 0 0.0%
8.
  
David
139 -1 +2 +1.5%
9.
  
Edward
105 +3 +24 +29.6%
10.
  
Kenneth
99 +3 +21 +26.9%
11.
  
Richard
93 -1 +9 +10.7%
12.
  
Thomas
92 -3 +5 +5.7%
13.
  
Gordon
82 +1 +5 +6.5%
14.
  
Raymond
70 +2 +9 +14.8%
15.
  
Charles
69 -4 -13 -15.9%
16.
  
Norman
67 -1 -1 -1.5%
17.
  
Douglas
64 +1 +4 +6.7%
18.
  
Peter
61 -2 0 0.0%
19.
  
Joseph
60 0 +3 +5.3%
20.
  
Frederick
57 +4 +12 +26.7%
20.
  
Walter
57 0 +2 +3.6%
22.
  
Arthur
55 0 +6 +12.2%
22.
  
Gerald
55 -1 +2 +3.8%
24.
  
Lawrence
49 +3 +13 +36.1%
25.
  
Harold
45 -3 -4 -8.2%
26.
  
Frank
44 +3 +9 +25.7%
27.
  
Jack
43 +16 +18 +72.0%
27.
  
Roy
43 -1 +5 +13.2%
29.
  
Stanley
41 +4 +10 +32.3%
30.
  
Allan
39 -5 -1 -2.5%
31.
  
Alan
36 +9 +10 +38.5%
32.
  
Leonard
35 -5 -1 -2.8%
33.
  
Albert
34 +4 +6 +21.4%
33.
  
Gary
34 +13 +11 +47.8%
33.
  
Michael
34 -3 0 0.0%
36.
  
Alfred
33 +4 +7 +26.9%
36.
  
Henry
33 -4 +1 +3.1%
38.
  
Harry
31 +1 +4 +14.8%
39.
  
Ernest
30 -6 -1 -3.2%
39.
  
Paul
30 -2 +2 +7.1%
41.
  
Alexander
28 +14 +9 +47.4%
41.
  
Bruce
28 +7 +6 +27.3%
43.
  
Leslie
27 +19 +13 +92.9%
44.
  
Barry
26 0 +2 +8.3%
45.
  
Brian
25 -10 -5 -16.7%
45.
  
Ian
25 +24 +14 +127%
45.
  
Lloyd
25 +19 +12 +92.3%
45.
  
Ralph
25 -15 -9 -26.5%
49.
  
Patrick
24 -1 +2 +9.1%
50.
  
Clifford
23 -6 -1 -4.2%
50.
  
Francis
23 -2 +1 +4.5%
52.
  
Carl
22 -4 0 0.0%
52.
  
Daniel
22 0 +2 +10.0%
52.
  
Dennis
22 +6 +5 +29.4%
55.
  
Herbert
21 -15 -5 -19.2%
55.
  
Lorne
21 +14 +10 +90.9%
55.
  
Victor
21 -20 -9 -30.0%
58.
  
Edwin
20 +29 +11 +122%
59.
  
Allen
18 -1 +1 +5.9%
59.
  
Andrew
18 -7 -2 -10.0%
61.
  
Clarence
17 +8 +6 +54.5%
61.
  
Earl
17 +8 +6 +54.5%
63.
  
Larry
16 +17 +6 +60.0%
64.
  
Eugene
15 +16 +5 +50.0%
64.
  
Fredrick
15 +31 +7 +87.5%
64.
  
Garry
15 new new new
64.
  
Howard
15 -18 -8 -34.8%
64.
  
Melvin
15 -8 -3 -16.7%
64.
  
Neil
15 +5 +4 +36.4%
64.
  
Philip
15 -8 -3 -16.7%
71.
  
Louis
14 +24 +6 +75.0%
72.
  
Anthony
13 +8 +3 +30.0%
72.
  
Arnold
13 -4 +1 +8.3%
72.
  
Bernard
13 -10 -1 -7.1%
72.
  
Eric
13 -14 -4 -23.5%
72.
  
Samuel
13 -3 +2 +18.2%
77.
  
Hugh
12 -13 -1 -7.7%
78.
  
Glen
11 +9 +2 +22.2%
78.
  
Martin
11 +2 +1 +10.0%
78.
  
Roger
11 -9 0 0.0%
78.
  
Wilfred
11 -17 -5 -31.3%
82.
  
Cecil
10 -13 -1 -9.1%
82.
  
Colin
10 new new new
82.
  
Fred
10 -30 -10 -50.0%
82.
  
Harvey
10 -2 0 0.0%
82.
  
Sidney
10 new new new
82.
  
Wayne
10 new new new
88.
  
Edgar
9 new new new
88.
  
Murray
9 +7 +1 +12.5%
88.
  
Reginald
9 -8 -1 -10.0%
88.
  
Russell
9 new new new
88.
  
Vernon
9 -24 -4 -30.8%
93.
  
Benjamin
8 -24 -3 -27.3%
93.
  
Nick
8 new new new
95.
  
Alvin
7 new new new
95.
  
Bill
7 -8 -2 -22.2%
95.
  
Christopher
7 new new new
95.
  
Cyril
7 new new new
95.
  
Elmer
7 new new new
95.
  
Gilbert
7 0 -1 -12.5%
95.
  
Jerry
7 new new new
95.
  
Kenji
7 new new new
95.
  
Laurence
7 -26 -4 -36.4%
95.
  
Lyle
7 new new new
95.
  
Marvin
7 new new new
95.
  
Maurice
7 -8 -2 -22.2%
95.
  
Phillip
7 new new new
95.
  
Terence
7 new new new
95.
  
Warren
7 new new new
Girls
Change
Rank Name Times Rank Num. Pct.
1.
  
Shirley
166 0 -41 -19.8%
2.
  
Margaret
160 0 -9 -5.3%
2.
  
Mary
160 +1 +3 +1.9%
4.
  
Patricia
145 0 +2 +1.4%
5.
  
Joan
124 +2 +37 +42.5%
6.
  
Barbara
118 -1 -5 -4.1%
7.
  
Dorothy
96 -1 +3 +3.2%
8.
  
Elizabeth
86 +1 +21 +32.3%
9.
  
Helen
69 -1 -6 -8.0%
10.
  
Irene
61 +23 +32 +110%
11.
  
Betty
51 +31 +26 +104%
12.
  
Beverley
50 +4 +11 +28.2%
13.
  
Marilyn
47 +14 +12 +34.3%
14.
  
June
44 +2 +5 +12.8%
14.
  
Ruth
44 +8 +8 +22.2%
16.
  
Marie
43 -2 +2 +4.9%
17.
  
Lois
42 +15 +12 +40.0%
18.
  
Doreen
41 -5 -2 -4.7%
18.
  
Jean
41 -8 -15 -26.8%
18.
  
Kathleen
41 -6 -7 -14.6%
21.
  
Carol
40 +32 +19 +90.5%
22.
  
Doris
39 +37 +20 +105%
22.
  
Evelyn
39 -11 -13 -25.0%
24.
  
Sylvia
38 -8 -1 -2.6%
25.
  
Norma
37 -3 +1 +2.8%
26.
  
Donna
36 -12 -5 -12.2%
26.
  
Marjorie
36 -7 -2 -5.3%
26.
  
Sheila
36 -4 0 0.0%
29.
  
Frances
35 +7 +7 +25.0%
29.
  
Marion
35 -8 -2 -5.4%
31.
  
Joyce
34 -9 -2 -5.6%
32.
  
Marlene
33 -1 +2 +6.5%
32.
  
Rose
33 +17 +11 +50.0%
34.
  
Beverly
31 -6 -2 -6.1%
34.
  
Phyllis
31 +8 +6 +24.0%
34.
  
Yvonne
31 +5 +4 +14.8%
37.
  
Annie
30 -9 -3 -9.1%
37.
  
Florence
30 -4 +1 +3.4%
37.
  
Maureen
30 +2 +3 +11.1%
37.
  
Nancy
30 +10 +7 +30.4%
41.
  
Geraldine
28 new new new
42.
  
Alice
27 -12 -5 -15.6%
42.
  
Catherine
27 -9 -2 -6.9%
42.
  
Thelma
27 new new new
45.
  
Eleanor
26 +14 +7 +36.8%
45.
  
Jacqueline
26 -1 +2 +8.3%
47.
  
Lorna
25 +23 +10 +66.7%
47.
  
Lorraine
25 +12 +6 +31.6%
47.
  
Roberta
25 +6 +4 +19.0%
50.
  
Ann
24 +9 +5 +26.3%
50.
  
Louise
24 +3 +3 +14.3%
52.
  
Bernice
23 +1 +2 +9.5%
52.
  
Edna
23 +15 +7 +43.8%
52.
  
Gloria
23 -33 -15 -39.5%
52.
  
Janet
23 +5 +3 +15.0%
52.
  
Lillian
23 -3 +1 +4.5%
57.
  
Audrey
22 -35 -14 -38.9%
57.
  
Dolores
22 new new new
59.
  
Arlene
21 -15 -3 -12.5%
59.
  
Diane
21 0 +2 +10.5%
59.
  
Elsie
21 -2 +1 +5.0%
59.
  
Grace
21 -15 -3 -12.5%
63.
  
Loretta
20 +17 +7 +53.8%
64.
  
Agnes
18 +3 +2 +12.5%
64.
  
Edith
18 -28 -10 -35.7%
64.
  
Vera
18 +11 +4 +28.6%
64.
  
Violet
18 -15 -4 -18.2%
68.
  
Anne
17 -32 -11 -39.3%
68.
  
Colleen
17 +23 +6 +54.5%
68.
  
Pauline
17 +7 +3 +21.4%
68.
  
Valerie
17 +30 +7 +70.0%
72.
  
Beatrice
16 -7 -1 -5.9%
72.
  
Ethel
16 +13 +4 +33.3%
72.
  
Georgina
16 -2 +1 +6.7%
72.
  
Mildred
16 +13 +4 +33.3%
72.
  
Myrna
16 new new new
77.
  
Eileen
15 -36 -11 -42.3%
77.
  
Elaine
15 -12 -2 -11.8%
77.
  
Joanne
15 +3 +2 +15.4%
77.
  
Marian
15 new new new
77.
  
Maxine
15 +21 +5 +50.0%
77.
  
Sharon
15 new new new
83.
  
Anna
14 -34 -8 -36.4%
83.
  
Carole
14 new new new
83.
  
Hazel
14 -16 -2 -12.5%
83.
  
Olga
14 -13 -1 -6.7%
83.
  
Rita
14 new new new
83.
  
Sally
14 new new new
89.
  
Christina
13 new new new
89.
  
Ellen
13 -42 -10 -43.5%
89.
  
Myrtle
13 -19 -2 -13.3%
89.
  
Rosemary
13 new new new
89.
  
Virginia
13 new new new
94.
  
Gertrude
12 -14 -1 -7.7%
94.
  
Gladys
12 -9 0 0.0%
94.
  
Katherine
12 new new new
94.
  
Leona
12 -9 0 0.0%
94.
  
Lucy
12 new new new
94.
  
Verna
12 -30 -6 -33.3%
100.
  
Diana
11 new new new
100.
  
Gail
11 new new new
100.
  
Jessie
11 -30 -4 -26.7%
100.
  
Judith
11 -2 +1 +10.0%
100.
  
Marguerite
11 -15 -1 -8.3%
100.
  
Pearl
11 -2 +1 +10.0%
100.
  
Wendy
11 new new new
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