Another year has come and gone and with that, Alberta has revealed the most popular baby names of 2022.
According to the provincial government, Alberta welcomed a whopping 48,228 babies, with two extremely familiar monikers topping their list of 12,966 registered names.
For the fourth year in a row, Noah took the #1 spot in the boy’s category, while Olivia continues to hold the record for the longest-running, most popular girl’s name in Alberta, having skyrocketed to popularity in 2013.
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As for the other names?
Sophia and Liam also climbed the charts, followed by Emma and Theodore, on the ‘girls’ and ‘boys’ lists respectively.
“Congratulations to everyone who brought a child into this world in 2022,” said Dale Nally, Minister of Service Alberta and Red Tape Reduction in a press release.
“Alberta is a great place to live, and I see a positive future for all parents choosing to raise a family here.”
The following were the other names that managed to place in the top 10s, many of which we’ve seen before in previous years:
10 most popular names for girls in Alberta
10 most popular names for boys in Alberta
- Benjamin and James (TIED)
Surprised? Let us know if you think Noah and Olive will stick at number 1! Change could be in the wind, Alberta – you never know what could be next year’s most popular.