Popular Names in Canada (Ontario and BC)

This is a combination of the provincial statistics from Ontario (Government and Consumer Services) and British Columbia (Vital Statistics Agency)
Boys · Girls
Boys
Rank Name Times +/-
1.
Joseph
2,818 0
2.
John
2,808 0
3.
William
2,637 0
4.
Robert
2,049 0
5.
Donald
1,692 +1
6.
James
1,556 -1
7.
George
1,128 0
8.
Ronald
869 +1
9.
Kenneth
767 -1
10.
Charles
642 0
11.
Edward
622 +1
12.
Thomas
613 -1
13.
Gordon
612 +1
14.
David
580 -1
15.
Douglas
559 +1
16.
Gerald
451 +3
16.
Harold
451 -2
18.
Richard
447 +2
19.
Norman
400 -1
20.
Arthur
396 -3
21.
Albert
395 +1
22.
Raymond
364 +1
23.
Walter
356 +1
24.
Frederick
341 -3
25.
Stanley
317 +1
26.
Peter
280 +5
27.
Roy
272 -2
28.
Jack
263 +1
29.
Allan
254 +4
30.
Francis
251 -3
31.
Baby
247 +3
31.
Paul
247 +7
33.
Frank
246 -5
34.
Lawrence
231 -2
35.
Harry
222 -5
36.
Howard
214 0
37.
Ernest
212 0
38.
Leonard
211 +3
39.
Bruce
202 +1
39.
Henry
202 0
41.
Lloyd
200 +1
42.
Alfred
199 +2
43.
Ralph
167 -8
44.
Alexander
166 +3
44.
Earl
166 +1
46.
Clifford
164 -3
46.
Michael
164 +2
48.
Murray
153 -2
49.
Clarence
146 +12
50.
Herbert
139 +3
51.
Ross
136 0
51.
Victor
136 -1
53.
Keith
135 +2
54.
Carl
132 -5
55.
Lorne
127 +2
56.
Patrick
125 +7
57.
Louis
124 +5
58.
Leo
123 +5
59.
Bernard
122 -2
60.
Daniel
116 +9
61.
Wilfred
115 -9
62.
Leslie
112 +10
63.
Andrew
110 +8
63.
Russell
110 +5
65.
Maurice
108 -8
66.
Alan
105 -1
67.
Edwin
102 +5
67.
Reginald
102 -7
69.
Hugh
101 -15
70.
Samuel
97 -5
71.
Harvey
96 -15
72.
Philip
89 +6
73.
Allen
85 +2
73.
Jean
85 +3
75.
Fredrick
84 +4
76.
Cecil
80 -9
77.
Glen
75 -7
78.
Eugene
73 +6
79.
Arnold
69 -5
79.
Roger
69 +1
81.
Wallace
66 +5
82.
Stephen
65 +14
83.
Neil
64 +17
84.
Alvin
62 +5
84.
Eric
62 -2
84.
Ivan
62 -8
84.
Melvin
62 -3
88.
Glenn
61 new
89.
Vernon
57 -5
90.
Anthony
56 +8
91.
Dennis
55 -9
91.
Floyd
55 -2
91.
Gilbert
55 +2
94.
Elmer
54 -8
94.
Malcolm
54 new
96.
Morris
52 -3
97.
Laurence
50 new
98.
Edgar
49 -7
98.
Ian
49 new
100.
Infant
47 new
Girls
Rank Name Times +/-
1.
Mary
2,478 0
2.
Marie
2,149 0
3.
Margaret
1,420 0
4.
Shirley
984 0
5.
Helen
899 +1
6.
Dorothy
871 -1
7.
Joan
860 +1
8.
Barbara
839 +1
9.
Betty
708 -2
10.
Elizabeth
631 +1
11.
Jean
607 -1
12.
Patricia
563 +3
13.
Joyce
540 +1
14.
Ruth
506 -2
15.
Marion
446 -2
16.
Doris
407 +2
17.
June
402 0
18.
Audrey
399 -2
19.
Norma
381 +2
20.
Doreen
370 -1
21.
Lois
350 +1
22.
Marjorie
321 -2
23.
Evelyn
316 0
24.
Florence
303 +1
25.
Irene
290 -1
26.
Annie
288 +3
27.
Kathleen
275 +4
28.
Frances
267 -2
29.
Alice
261 -2
30.
Eleanor
250 0
31.
Lillian
235 -3
32.
Gloria
230 +8
33.
Donna
225 +13
34.
Marilyn
218 +8
35.
Catherine
209 +1
35.
Edith
209 0
37.
Gladys
203 0
38.
Grace
202 +1
39.
Phyllis
201 -7
40.
Anna
196 -8
40.
Rose
196 +1
42.
Muriel
192 -8
43.
Edna
191 +1
43.
Mildred
191 -5
45.
Bernice
187 0
46.
Baby
181 +5
47.
Violet
170 0
48.
Rita
168 +6
49.
Eileen
166 -1
50.
Elsie
164 -7
51.
Beverley
162 +2
52.
Beatrice
159 0
53.
Nancy
157 +1
54.
Agnes
155 -5
55.
Anne
137 +16
56.
Theresa
136 +3
57.
Thelma
133 0
58.
Ethel
131 -8
58.
Lorraine
131 -2
60.
Janet
129 +8
61.
Yvonne
122 +14
62.
Vera
120 -1
63.
Marguerite
119 0
64.
Hazel
118 -6
65.
Jacqueline
115 -1
65.
Laura
115 +12
67.
Ellen
112 +14
68.
Gertrude
109 +12
69.
Geraldine
108 -2
69.
Lorna
108 +4
71.
Ann
107 +25
72.
Clara
105 +1
72.
Pauline
105 0
72.
Sheila
105 -4
75.
Eva
104 -15
76.
Ruby
100 -8
77.
Verna
98 -13
78.
Constance
97 new
79.
Josephine
96 -13
79.
Marian
96 +3
81.
Hilda
95 -2
82.
Olive
94 -7
83.
Reta
90 +2
83.
Velma
90 +15
85.
Vivian
88 new
86.
Beverly
87 0
86.
Virginia
87 new
88.
Jessie
84 -11
89.
Mabel
83 +4
90.
Stella
81 +3
91.
Dolores
78 -29
91.
Viola
78 new
93.
Gwendolyn
76 -7
93.
Wilma
76 +3
95.
Olga
75 -6
96.
Sylvia
74 new
97.
Maria
73 -14
98.
Leona
71 -3
99.
May
70 0
100.
Myrtle
69 -16