Favourite Names For Babies in B.C.
Prince George, B.C.- According to B.C. Vital Statistics, as of December 12th this year, Lucas is the top name for boys born this year, while Olivia is the favourite name for a girl.
Of course the stats for 2016 are not yet complete so B.C. Vital Statistics points out that in all of 2015, Emma was the favoured name for a baby girl, while Oliver was the favoured name for a boy.
Rounding out the top five names for girls born in the province in 2015 were Emily, Sophia and Ava.
For baby boys born in 2015, the remaining top five names include Ethan, Liam, Benjamin and Lucas.
There were 44,405 babies born in B.C. in 2015, consisting of 22,819 boys and 21,586 girls.