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Popular Baby Names in Ontario, 2019 –

Popular Baby Names in Ontario, 2019 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to the Government of Ontario, the most popular baby names in the province in 2019 were Olivia and Noah. Here are Ontario’s top 5 girl names and top 5 boy names of 2019: Girl Names O…
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Popular Baby Names in Nova Scotia, 2020 –

Popular Baby Names in Nova Scotia, 2020 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to Nova Scotia’s Registry of Vital Statistics, the most popular baby names in the province in 2020 were Olivia and Oliver. Here are Nova Scotia’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of…
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Call for papers: Meeting of the Canadian Society for the Study of Names 2021

Call for papers: Meeting of the Canadian Society for the Study of Names 2021 | Name News | Scoop.it

We invite you most warmly to join the Canadian Society for the Study of Names, also known as la Société canadienne d’onomastuqie, in their conference meeting on Saturday, May 29, 2021 and Sunday, May 30, 2021.
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B.C. linguist writes baby naming guide for Carrier people, after years of research | CBC News

B.C. linguist writes baby naming guide for Carrier people, after years of research | CBC News | Name News | Scoop.it
Linguistics scholar Bill Poser recently published a book of Carrier names, which he hopes can serve as a reference for Indigenous parents who want to highlight their children's cultural roots with their names.
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Popular Baby Names in Saskatchewan, 2019 –

Popular Baby Names in Saskatchewan, 2019 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to eHealth Saskatchewan, the most popular baby names in the province last year were (again) Olivia and Liam. Here are Saskatchewan’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019: Girl N…
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Popular Baby Names in British Columbia, 2019 –

According to British Columbia’s Vital Statistics Agency, the most popular baby names in the province in 2019 were Olivia and Oliver. Here are British Columbia’s top 10 girl names and top 10 b…
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Most Popular Baby Names in Nova Scotia - Government of Nova Scotia, Canada

News releases from the Government of Nova Scotia
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Bewildered mother gives birth in B.C. driveway after being sent home from the hospital | CTV News

Bewildered mother gives birth in B.C. driveway after being sent home from the hospital | CTV News | Name News | Scoop.it
A mom delivered her baby in a driveway after a local hospital sent her back home to wait for contractions to increase. But her baby, Loki, had other ideas.
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Popular Baby Names in NWT, 2019 –

Popular Baby Names in NWT, 2019 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to Cabin Radio, the most popular* baby names in the Canadian territory of Northwest Territories in 2019 were Zoey and Elias/John/Joseph/Michael (4-way tie). Here are Northwest Territories…
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Top Dog and Cat Names in Winnipeg, 2019 –

Top Dog and Cat Names in Winnipeg, 2019 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to the government of Winnipeg, the most popular dog and cat names in the city in 2019 were Bella and Luna. Here are the top 10 dog names: BellaCharlieMollyBaileyMaxDaisyBuddyLucyMaggieSad…
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Popular Baby Names in Yukon, 2019 –

Popular Baby Names in Yukon, 2019 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to the Yukon Bureau of Statistics, the most popular baby names in Yukon in 2019 were Ava/Isla/Livia/Quinn (4-way tie) and Henry. Here are all the baby names bestowed two or more times in …
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Call for Papers: CSSN 54: Canadian Society for the Study of Names , Ontario, Canada, May 30-31 2020

Call for Papers: CSSN 54: Canadian Society for the Study of Names , Ontario, Canada, May 30-31 2020 | Name News | Scoop.it
The Canadian Society for the Study of Names (CSSN) / Société canadienne d'onomastique (SCO) will hold their annual meeting as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Canada,
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Popular Baby Names in New Brunswick, 2020 –

Popular Baby Names in New Brunswick, 2020 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to the Vital Statistics Office at Service New Brunswick, the most popular baby names in the province last year were Olivia and Liam. Here are New Brunswick’s top 10+ girl names and top 10…
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Canada's Top Baby Names Over The Last Few Years Were Different In Almost Every Province - Narcity

Canada's Top Baby Names Over The Last Few Years Were Different In Almost Every Province - Narcity | Name News | Scoop.it
When it comes to Canada’s top baby names over the last few years, every province and territory has a totally different top-ten list.
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Parents crowdsource baby names on chalkboard outside Toronto bar

Parents crowdsource baby names on chalkboard outside Toronto bar | Name News | Scoop.it
The couple also has an 18-month daughter named Mick after Mick Jagger.

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Here are P.E.I.'s top baby names of 2020 | CBC News

Here are P.E.I.'s top baby names of 2020 | CBC News | Name News | Scoop.it

Boys
1. Hudson (10 babies).
2. Liam (9 babies).
3. Owen, Henry, Charlie (8 babies each).
4. Oliver, Emmett, Jackson, John, William, Wyatt (7 babies each).

Girls
1. Nora, Charlotte (8 babies each).
2. Amelia, Olivia, Scarlett, Claire, Madison (6 babies each).
3. Chloe, Abigail, Avery, Isabelle (5 babies each).

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Popular Baby Names in Manitoba, 2019 –

Popular Baby Names in Manitoba, 2019 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to Manitoba’s Vital Statistics Agency, the most popular baby names in the province last year were Olivia and Liam. Here are Manitoba’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019: Girl…
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Canadian Names Unite the Nation

Canadian Names Unite the Nation | Name News | Scoop.it
Canada's baby name data can be elusive, but we've rounded up the favorites in each province, and the best claimants to be the top Canadian names.
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New Brunswick’s birth numbers and top baby names for 2019

New Brunswick’s birth numbers and top baby names for 2019 | Name News | Scoop.it
Olivia and William were the most popular names for babies born in New Brunswick in 2019.
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Popular and Unique Baby Names in Quebec, 2019 –

Popular and Unique Baby Names in Quebec, 2019 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to Retraite Québec, the most popular baby names in Quebec in 2019 were Olivia and Liam. Here are the province’s top 10 girl names and top 10 11 boy names of 2019: Girl Names Olivia,…
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Popular and Unique Baby Names in Alberta, 2019 –

Popular and Unique Baby Names in Alberta, 2019 – | Name News | Scoop.it
According to the government of Alberta, the most popular baby names in the Canadian province in 2019 were Olivia and Noah. Here are Alberta’s top 10 girl names and top 10 boy names of 2019: G…
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Smartphone app that collected name data on Alberta babies out of service | CTV News

Smartphone app that collected name data on Alberta babies out of service | CTV News | Name News | Scoop.it
An app that gave parents easy access to records on names for baby boys and girls has been shut down, but Service Alberta says it won't stop collecting data.
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : The Strangest Names In Canadian Political History?

The Strangest Names In American Political History : The Strangest Names In Canadian Political History? | Name News | Scoop.it
Pamphile Real Blaise Nugent Du Tremblay.   Our change of pace continues with a peek at some of the curiously named figures who'v
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Finding the right South Asian name for our baby was tough

Finding a baby name for his incoming son that was the right cross of Indian and Canadian was more difficult than he’d imagined, writes Karan Gill
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