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Olivia and Noah the province's top baby names in 2020

Olivia has now been the top baby girl name in Ontario for over a decade, with 11 consecutive years in the number one spot
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Olivia and Noah were the top baby names in Ontario for 2020, the province announced Thursday.

Olivia has now been the top baby girl name in Ontario for over a decade, with 11 consecutive years in the number one spot. Charlotte also continues as the second-most popular name for girls.

Noah took the top spot as the most popular name for boys for the second year in a row, with Liam following closely behind. This year we also welcome Isla, Theodore, and Leo to the top 10.

The top 10 names for girls and boys, respectively, in 2020 were:

Boys:

1. Noah

2. Liam

3. Benjamin

4. Oliver

5. Jack

6. Lucas

7. Theodor

8. William

9. Ethan

10. Leo

Girls:

1. Olivia

2. Charlotte

3. Emma

4. Amelia

5. Sophia

6. Ava

7. Isla

8. Chloe

9. Evelyn

10. Mia

Parents should register their child's birth within 30 days of welcoming their newborns, says Service Ontario.

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