Liam and Emma repeat as top baby names in Saskatchewan during 2013

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For the fourth year in a row, Liam was the most popular name for baby boys born in Saskatchewan. Emma was the most popular girl’s name for the last five years. The second most popular names were Carter and Sophia, which moved up several spots from 2012.

There were 92 baby boys named Liam in 2013, followed by Carter, Noah, Lucas and Ethan. Ethan held the honour as most popular boy’s name for eight years, from 2001 to 2009.

There were 80 baby girls named Emma, followed by Sophia, Emily, Olivia and Lily.  Olivia and Emily remained among the top five popular names from 2012.  Lily moved up from the sixth spot.

To date there are 15,222 live births registered in Saskatchewan in 2013, which is an increase from 15,046 in 2012. These numbers do not include Saskatchewan mothers who gave birth outside of the province.

The following lists show the top 20 male and female baby names from 2013, plus the top three names from 2013 to 1998.

Top 20 Baby Boy Names (by count): Liam (92), Carter (69), Noah (65), Lucas (65), Ethan (60), Jacob (55), Mason (54), William (52), Owen (52), Jace (50), Alexander (49), Jaxon (49), Bentley (47), Benjamin (45), Jase (45), Logan (44), Hudson (43), Ryder (42), Hunter (42), Samuel (40).

Top 20 Baby Girl Names (by count): Emma (80), Sophia (72), Emily (64), Olivia (64), Lily (53), Ava (52), Brooklyn (45), Zoey (43), Brielle (40), Avery (38), Grace (38), Hannah (38), Mia (37), Hailey (37), Isabella (37), Aubrey (33), Ella (33), Abigail (33), Sadie (32), Chloe (30).

Top Three Girls Names (2013 to 1998)

2013 - Emma (80), Sophia (72), Emily (64), Olivia (64).

2012 - Emma (80), Olivia (71), Ava (67).

2011 - Emma (64), Ava (53), Sophia (53).

2010 - Emma (76), Ava (71), Olivia (59).

2009 - Emma (82), Ava (69), Olivia (66).

2008 - Ava (63), Emma (53), Hannah (51).

2007 - Ava (98), Emma (72), Hannah (64).

2006 - Ava (85), Madison (64), Emma (60).

2005 - Madison (79), Emma (76), Emily (71).

2004 - Emma (97), Madison (83), Emily (69).

2003 - Emily (102), Emma (96), Madison (69).

2002 - Madison (88), Emily (77), Hannah (74).

2001 - Madison (101), Taylor (90), Emily (90).

2000 - Madison (93), Emily (84), Taylor (80).

1999 - Emily (89), Taylor (78), Madison (66).

1998 - Taylor (93), Emily (81), Megan (72).

Top Three Boys Names (2013 to 1998)

2013 - Liam (92), Carter (69), Noah (65), Lucas (65).

2012 - Liam (108), Ethan (75), Carter (72)

2012 - Liam (80), Jacob (72), Ethan (71).

2010 - Liam (89), Ethan (82), Jacob (75).

2009 - Ethan (93), Liam (77), Carter (72).

2008 - Ethan (71), Noah (49), Joshua (40).

2007 - Ethan (91), Logan (78), Matthew (64).

2006 - Ethan (107), Noah (65), Owen (62).

2005 - Ethan (106), Joshua (71), Matthew (61).

2004 - Ethan (120), Matthew (82), Joshua (69).

2003 - Ethan (115), Joshua (88), Matthew (78).

2002 - Ethan (123), Joshua (79), Austin (78).

2001 - Ethan (97), Joshua (92), Austin (84).

2000 - Matthew (113), Ethan (90), Joshua (88).

1999 - Matthew (106), Austin (90), Dylan (78).

1998 - Austin (119), Matthew (115), Joshua (108).

Data: Information Services Corporation of Saskatchewan.

Organizations: Information Services Corporation of Saskatchewan

Geographic location: Saskatchewan

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