Olivia and Liam are the new names of the most popular in Quebec

Olivia et Liam sont les nouveaux prénoms les plus populaires au Québec

After four years at the top, Emma and William have been overshadowed by Olivia and Liam as first names male and female the most popular for babies in Québec last year.

Retirement Quebec announced Thursday that William, at the head of the male names in the past six years, slipped into second place in 2019. He is followed by Thomas and Leo, who has made a jump from 9th to 4th place. Raphael is back in fashion with a 9th place in the male first names most popular in 2019.

On the women’s side, Emma has retreated to a position in the second rank, closely followed by Alice. Charlie continued to climb to finish in 4th place in 2019.

Flirting often with the head in recent years, Leah has continued to slide to 6th place last year. Rosalie is back in the top 10 in 9th place.

List of first names most popular in Quebec in 2019

Girls

Child’s name Frequency

1 OLIVIA 549

2 EMMA 517

3 ALICE 513

4 CHARLIE 499

5 CHARLOTTE 497

6 LEA 465

7 FLORENCE 418

8 LIVIA 407

9 ROSALIE 354

10 BEATRICE 343

Boys

Child’s name Frequency

1 LIAM 695

2 WILLIAM 659

3 THOMAS 648

4 LEO 596

5 NOAH 585

6 LOGAN 561

7 NATHAN 505

8 FELIX 492

9 RAPHAEL 489

10 EDOUARD 482

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