Alberta's Top Babies Names


visit the Raising Children Alberta websiteEach year Service Alberta, the provincial department responsible for vital statistics, publishes a list of Alberta’s top baby names. It’s a favourite with parents who are attempting to choose the perfect name for their child. The list of most popular girl and boy names is compiled from the Registration of Live Birth forms completed by parents and processed by the department.

Here are the most popular names for this year:

Alberta's Top Babies Names

2012

Boys: Liam, Ethan, Jacob, Logan, Mason, Benjamin, Lucas, Alexander, Carter, Noah

Alphabetical list of all boy names (pdf)

Girls: Emma, Olivia, Emily, Sophia, Ava, Ella, Isabella, Lily, Abigail, Chloe 

2011

Boys: Liam, Ethan, Mason, Lucas, Jacob, Alexander, Benjamin, Noah, William, Logan

Alphabetical list of all boy names (pdf)

Girls: Olivia, Sophia, Emma, Emily, Ava, Chloe, Abigail, Lily, Brooklyn, Sophie 

2010

Boys: Liam, Ethan, Logan, Alexander, Lucas, Jacob, Noah, Benjamin, Owen, Carter

Alphabetical list of all boy names (pdf)

Girls: Emma, Olivia, Emily, Isabella, Sophia, Ava, Chloe, Ella, Abigail, Alexis


Alphabetical list of all girl names (pdf)

Top 25 Baby Names of 2010 (pdf)

2009

 

Boys: Ethan, Liam, Jacob, Logan, Noah, Alexander, Benjamin, Owen, William, Lucas

Alphabetical list of all boy names (pdf)

Girls: Olivia, Emma, Ava, Isabella, Emily, Sophia, Alexis, Ella, Sarah, Chloe

Alphabetical list of all girl names (pdf)

Top 25 Baby Names of 2009 (pdf)

2008

Boys: Ethan, Jacob, Alexander, Joshua, Liam, Logan, Nathan, Matthew, Noah, Owen

Alphabetical list of all boy names (pdf)

Girls: Ava, Olivia, Emma, Emily, Sarah, Isabella, Sophia, Madison, Hannah, Chloe

Alphabetical list of all girl names (pdf)

Top 25 Baby Names of 2008 (pdf)

2007

Boys: Ethan, Jacob, Logan, Noah, Joshua, Owen, Alexander, Liam, Matthew, Nathan

Alphabetical list of all boy names (pdf)

Girls: Ava, Emma, Emily, Olivia, Sarah, Hannah, Madison, Abigail, Sophia, Hailey

Alphabetical list of all girl names (pdf)

Top 25 Baby Names of 2007 (pdf)


2006

Boys: Ethan, Joshua, Jacob, Logan, Matthew, Noah, Nathan, Liam, Carter, and William

Alphabetical list of all boy names (pdf)

Girls: Ava, Emma, Emily, Hannah, Madison, Sarah, Abigail, Olivia, Grace, and Ella

Alphabetical list of all girl names (pdf)

Top 25 Baby Names of 2006 (pdf)


2005

Boys: Ethan, Joshua, Jacob, Matthew, Logan, Carter, Liam, Nathan, Noah, Alexander

Alphabetical list of all boy names (pdf)

Girls: Emma, Emily, Hannah, Madison, Ava, Grace, Sarah, Olivia, Chloe, Hailey

Alphabetical list of all girl names (pdf)

Top 25 Baby Names of 2005 (pdf)

 

2004

Boys: Ethan, Joshua, Matthew, Jacob, Logan, Nathan, Alexander, Ryan, Tyler, Benjamin

Alphabetical list of all boy names (pdf)

Girls: Emma, Emily, Madison, Sarah, Hannah, Taylor, Olivia, Jessica, Ella, Hailey

Alphabetical list of all girl names (pdf)

Top 25 Baby Names of 2004 (pdf)


2003

Boys: Ethan, Joshua, Jacob, Logan, Matthew, Alexander, Benjamin, Connor, Evan, Ryan

Alphabetical list of all boy names (pdf)

Girls: Emma, Emily, Hannah, Madison, Sarah, Hailey, Olivia, Sydney, Megan, Jessica

Alphabetical list of all girl names (pdf)

Top 25 Baby Names of 2003 (pdf)


2002

Boys: Ethan, Joshua, Matthew, Jacob, Ryan, Logan, Nicholas, Tyler, Dylan, Connor

Alphabetical list of all boy names (pdf)

Girls: Emily, Emma, Madison, Sarah, Hannah, Sydney, Megan, Ashley, Taylor, Paige

Alphabetical list of all girl names (pdf)

Top 25 Baby Names of 2002 (pdf)


2001

Boys: Ethan, Joshua, Matthew, Jacob, Tyler, Ryan, Nicholas, Dylan, Alexander, Benjamin

Alphabetical list of all boy names (pdf)

Girls: Emily, Madison, Sarah, Emma, Taylor, Hannah, Megan, Sydney, Samantha, Ashley

Alphabetical list of all girl names (pdf)

Top 25 Baby Names of 2001 (pdf)


2000

Boys: Joshua, Matthew, Ethan, Jacob, Nicholas, Ryan, Tyler, Jordan, Brandon, Benjamin

Alphabetical list of all boy names (pdf)

Girls: Emily, Hannah, Sarah, Jessica, Taylor, Madison, Emma, Megan, Sydney, Samantha

Alphabetical list of all girl names (pdf)

Top 25 Baby Names of 2000 (pdf)

Alberta's top baby names from 1990-1999

Service Alberta also publishes a statistical report including births, marriages, deaths, adoptions, and change of names data. For more information about the statistical information available from the department, contact Vital Statistics.