Each year, the Vital Statistics Agency compiles a list of the most popular baby names from the birth registrations received that year. The list includes every given name that was chosen five or more times. To view the most recent list, see Most Popular Baby Names in British Columbia, 2016.
Are you curious to see how popular names have changed over time? Or, maybe you would just like help finding the perfect name for your baby. Enter up to five names below and chart their popularity over the last five, ten, twenty, fifty, or one hundred years. Move the pointer over the line and a text box will appear to tell you how many times the name was chosen in that year.