January 28, 2023


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Emma and Noah top the list of top names in Quebec in 2021

Emma and Noah top the list of top names in Quebec in 2021

After topping the rankings from 2015 to 2018, Emma is at the forefront again, while Noah is no doubt the most popular male name in Quebec for the past 20 years.

Last year 521 Emmas and 717 Noahs were born. Second on the list are 519 Olivia and 709 William. The first name Liam thus falls from first to fifth, and Jacob makes a significant rise from ninth to sixth.

In terms of female first names, we see Olivia’s heel Alice (508) in third place. Leah, who was ousted after ten years in power (2004 to 2011 and 2012-2013), is now ranked eighth.

Among the innovations, note the first names Jose (344) and Felix (484), who reappeared in the top ten rankings, thus eliminating Clara and Logan from the list.

The most popular baby names in 2021

These clouds are among the first names given more by babies born in Quebec in 2021, among boys and girls. The bigger the bubble, the more popular the first name.

Curious how many people have a first name like yours? Do the research yourself. Only first names with at least 100 events from 1980 are counted.

Great winners since 1980

Large losses since 1980

The original cubers?

Is there no originality to Quebec parents? After peaking in the late 2000s, the diversity of first names has declined over the past ten years.

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