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Charlotte overtakes William as most popular Nova Scotia baby name

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There’s a new most popular baby name in Nova Scotia.

According to Nova Scotia’s Registry of Vital Statistics, of the 7,433 registered births in the province, Charlotte was the most popular name.

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William had been the top Nova Scotia baby name for the past three years. This year, the most popular boy baby name was Jack.

The top list of names are as follows:

  1. Charlotte
  2. Jack
  3. Owen
  4. Noah
  5. Olivia
  6. Benjamin
  7. Liam
  8. Amelia
  9. Oliver
  10. Emma
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The province notes that although the most popular names have remained “fairly consistent over the years,” there are a few names gaining popularity, including Nora, Levi and Hudson.

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Names making a comeback, according the province, include Lucy and Samuel.

Last year, the most popular names were:

Girls:

Olivia (44), Sophia (42), Charlotte (38), Emma (38), Amelia (34), Ava (33), Isla (32), Abigail (31), Evelyn (29), Sadie (28), Sophie (28), Mia (27), Scarlett (27), Anna (26), Ella (24), Ellie (23), Hannah (23), Lilly (23), Addison (22), Emily (22)

Boys:

William (61), Benjamin (49), Hunter (41), Lincoln (40), Jack (38), Noah (37), Oliver (37), Logan (35), Owen (35), Ethan (34), Liam (34), Lucas (33), Mason (32), Emmett (31), James (30), Alexander (29), Henry (29), Thomas (29), John (28), Leo (25)

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There were 497 less registered births this year compared to last.

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