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
2,730 0
2.
John
2,395 0
3.
William
2,111 0
4.
Robert
1,987 0
5.
James
1,583 0
6.
Donald
1,536 0
7.
Ronald
1,176 0
8.
George
934 0
9.
Kenneth
685 0
10.
David
645 +1
11.
Thomas
578 -1
12.
Charles
553 0
13.
Douglas
528 0
14.
Edward
516 +1
15.
Gordon
482 -1
16.
Gerald
473 +1
17.
Richard
417 -1
18.
Norman
351 +1
19.
Raymond
348 +1
20.
Harold
341 -2
21.
Peter
338 +5
22.
Paul
291 +1
23.
Walter
285 0
24.
Frederick
278 -2
25.
Arthur
273 -4
26.
Albert
246 -1
27.
Lawrence
221 +2
28.
Allan
220 +10
28.
Stanley
220 +6
30.
Frank
210 0
31.
Bruce
208 0
31.
Francis
208 +1
33.
Roy
196 -5
34.
Michael
193 +6
35.
Harry
190 -2
36.
Ralph
189 +7
37.
Jack
179 0
38.
Baby
171 -11
39.
Howard
169 +12
40.
Gary
166 +12
40.
Henry
166 -1
42.
Leonard
165 -7
43.
Ernest
163 -7
44.
Clifford
162 -2
45.
Carl
159 +2
46.
Earl
140 +12
46.
Lloyd
140 +3
48.
Alfred
139 -3
49.
Herbert
138 -5
50.
Patrick
134 +7
51.
Murray
132 -10
52.
Daniel
127 +1
53.
Victor
126 +1
54.
Bernard
122 +1
55.
Ross
119 -6
56.
Keith
117 0
57.
Wilfred
115 +14
58.
Roger
114 +2
59.
Alexander
110 -12
60.
Jean
105 +10
61.
Leo
103 +8
62.
Harvey
102 +1
63.
Lorne
99 -4
64.
Clarence
98 -18
65.
Maurice
97 -4
66.
Alan
95 +2
67.
Barry
94 +21
68.
Hugh
93 -6
69.
Dennis
91 +6
70.
Russell
88 -6
71.
Brian
87 +23
72.
Samuel
83 +8
73.
Andrew
82 -2
73.
Leslie
82 -9
73.
Marvin
82 +8
73.
Reginald
82 -7
77.
Louis
81 +2
78.
Allen
79 -2
78.
Fredrick
79 +4
80.
Arnold
77 -7
80.
Edwin
77 -3
82.
Glenn
74 -9
83.
Eric
72 0
84.
Cecil
71 -6
85.
Neil
69 -2
85.
Philip
69 -19
87.
Glen
66 -2
88.
Larry
64 new
89.
Alvin
62 +2
89.
Anthony
62 new
89.
Melvin
62 0
92.
Eugene
61 +5
92.
Ivan
61 -7
94.
Martin
60 +3
95.
Roland
59 new
96.
Wayne
58 -3
97.
Ian
57 -8
98.
Fred
53 new
99.
Grant
50 -4
100.
Warren
49 new
Girls
Rank Name Times +/-
1.
Marie
2,287 +1
2.
Mary
2,210 -1
3.
Shirley
1,710 0
4.
Margaret
1,193 0
5.
Barbara
1,016 0
6.
Joan
880 0
7.
Patricia
719 +1
8.
Helen
694 -1
9.
Dorothy
589 0
10.
Elizabeth
514 0
11.
Betty
450 +1
12.
Marilyn
433 +4
13.
Jean
425 -2
14.
Marion
388 +1
15.
Joyce
377 -2
16.
Ruth
360 -2
17.
Donna
326 +3
18.
Lois
292 -1
19.
June
279 -1
20.
Norma
275 +2
21.
Marjorie
270 +3
22.
Audrey
267 -3
23.
Frances
252 +4
24.
Doreen
246 -1
25.
Beverley
238 +7
26.
Doris
237 -5
27.
Evelyn
230 -2
28.
Catherine
221 +7
29.
Alice
220 -1
30.
Nancy
216 +8
31.
Eleanor
212 0
31.
Florence
212 -5
33.
Sheila
205 +17
34.
Irene
199 -4
35.
Kathleen
196 -6
36.
Lillian
191 -2
37.
Carol
188 -1
38.
Edith
187 -5
39.
Rose
185 +6
40.
Marlene
181 +7
41.
Gloria
175 +1
42.
Beverly
170 +4
42.
Sylvia
170 -2
44.
Phyllis
167 -3
45.
Janet
166 -3
46.
Grace
163 +2
47.
Baby
162 -3
48.
Anne
158 +7
49.
Anna
156 -11
50.
Annie
143 -14
50.
Edna
143 +10
52.
Yvonne
135 +8
53.
Eileen
134 +9
54.
Muriel
129 -2
55.
Jacqueline
127 0
56.
Agnes
122 +7
56.
Ann
122 -3
58.
Elsie
121 -5
59.
Bernice
120 -1
60.
Rita
119 +7
61.
Mildred
117 -10
62.
Lorraine
112 -5
63.
Violet
111 -5
64.
Beatrice
108 -1
65.
Verna
103 +7
66.
Gladys
98 -18
67.
Constance
97 +6
67.
Geraldine
97 +6
69.
Pauline
96 +10
70.
Judith
95 new
71.
Ethel
94 -6
72.
Arlene
92 +8
72.
Gertrude
92 +17
74.
Ruby
89 -4
75.
Lorna
88 -5
75.
Theresa
88 -9
77.
Thelma
86 +6
78.
Elaine
85 +6
78.
Eva
85 +2
78.
Sandra
85 new
81.
Jane
83 +8
81.
Maureen
83 +5
83.
Ellen
82 -6
84.
Vera
81 -15
85.
Laura
80 -9
86.
Louise
79 -1
87.
Marian
78 +9
88.
Joanne
77 -10
89.
Josephine
75 -9
89.
Wilma
75 -2
91.
Hazel
73 -23
91.
Marguerite
73 -16
93.
Gwendolyn
70 -1
93.
Katherine
70 new
93.
Roberta
70 new
96.
Marina
69 new
97.
Sarah
68 new
98.
Diane
67 new
99.
Olga
66 new
100.
Jessie
65 -12